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Africa Past & Present “Conflict in Mali”

Vicki Huddleston (former U.S. Ambassador to Mali) and anthropologist Bruce Whitehouse (Lehigh Univ.) discuss the ongoing political and military conflict in Mali. Focus is on the complex origins of the Tuareg and Islamist insurgencies in the north, French intervention and U.S. policy, and how to chart the way to peace and stability in a wounded West African nation. Africa Past & Present is a radio series about history, culture, and politics in Africa and the diaspora hosted by is hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb.

Africa Past and Present

Africa Past and Present

The Nigerian homefront in WWII. The Biafran War and Igbo Identity

Dr. Chima Korieh (History, Marquette) on Nigerian experiences on the African homefront during World War II, agriculture and social change in the colonial era, the Biafran War and the politics of memory, and Igbo identity. The interview closes with a discussion of endangered archives in postcolonial Nigeria. Africa Past & Present is a radio series about history, culture, and politics in Africa and the diaspora hosted by is hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb.


African Women in Politics

Aili Mari Tripp (U. of Wisconsin – Madison and ASA President) on African women’s movements and paradoxes of power in Museveni’s Uganda. Includes discussion of democratization and highlights the need for the African Studies Association to challenge the U.S. government’s draconian cuts to international education. With guest host Prof. Kiki Edozie (International Relations, Michigan State).
Africa Past & Present – A series about history, culture, and politics in Africa and the diaspora hosted by is hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb and produced by Matrix.

Africa Past and Present

The Next Village womens world

The Next Village “Womens World”

Global education radio programme produced by Maurice Macartney.
Womens World : A century on from the first celebration of International Women’s Day, we examine some of the problems facing women in the world today and ask: has equality been achieved?
Just how much progress has been made?
where do we go from here?
Recorded on the Centenary of International Womens Day


The Next Village “Begin with the smoke”

Global education radio programme produced by Maurice Macartney. More about The Next Village at www.thenextvillage.org.
“A special programme to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Maurice Macartney and Marcin Krziewicki look at the responses of artists and composers to the traumas of Polish twentieth century history.’

TNV

Africa Past and Present

Black Travelers, Writers & Activists in Africa and the Diaspora

David Killingray (Emeritus, Goldsmiths College, U. of London) on the often-neglected role of African travelers and intermediaries in 19th-century Africa; black writers and activists in Victorian Britain; and the significance of documenting lived experiences of Africans to better understand processes of historical change.


Spirituality in Central African History

David Gordon (Bowdoin, History) on his recent book Invisible Agents: Spirits in a Central African History. Gordon explores how and why spirits and discourses about spirits inspired social movements and influenced historical change, from precolonial Bemba chieftaincies and 1930s Watchtower millenarianism to the postcolonial state’s humanism and Pentecostalism under Kaunda and Chiluba, respectively. Gordon closes by noting the effervescence of Zambian studies today.

Africa Past and Present

Africa Past and Present

The African Diaspora in Britain

Marika Sherwood (senior research fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London) on the history of the African diaspora in Britain. She discusses aspects of her 2007 book After Abolition: Britain and the Slave Trade Since 1807, the 1945 Pan Africanist Congress in Manchester, and Pan-African biographies. Sherwood concludes by noting the inadequate treatment of black history in the UK school curriculum.


East Belfast Arts Radio

East Belfast Arts Festival “Gordon Hewitt”

Interview with poet and activist Gordon Hewitt.
Recorded as part of the East Belfast Arts Festival, Homely Planet radio partnered with the Orchardville Society to host a radio hub in Expresso East. Volunteers interviewed participants, performers, visitors and the odd celebrity in the cafe to gather their thoughts on the festival and changes in the East.
www.eastbelfastartsfestival.org