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11 December 2020

In November 2020 the Fourth season of field research in the United Republic of Tanzania

In November 2020 Valentina N. Bryndina accomplished the fourth season of field research in the United Republic of Tanzania, dedicated to the historical memory of the Arab slave trade and Сolonial rule in Zanzibar. The researcher has conducted interviews in several districts of the Island (Stone town, Mtendeni, Mbweni). Work has continued among worshippers of Anglican church in Mbweni which directly related to history of the slave trade in the island.

19 October 2020

August-September 2020 The third season of field research in the United Republic of Tanzania

In August-September 2020 Anastasia A. Banshchikova, Oxana V. Ivanchenko and Valentine N. Bryndina accomplished the third season of field research in the United Republic of Tanzania, dedicated to the historical memory of the Arab slave trade. The researchers have conducted interviews in Dar es Salaam, Bagamoyo and Zanzibar, with parishioners of the Anglican Church of Zanzibar. The latter interviews are of particular interest, since a significant part of the worshippers are descendants of slaves.

23 July 2020

July 23, 2020 The 16th EASA Biennial Conference

On July 23, 2020 the members of the Center of History and Cultural Anthropology of the Institute for African Studies took part in the 16th EASA Biennial Conference “EASA2020: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe”.

30 June 2020

June 25-26 2020, “Africa: Postcolonial Discourse”

Laboratory of Oriental and African Studies of the Department of World History of P.G. Demidov Yaroslavl State University and Center for History and Cultural Anthropology

20 February 2020

The Program of Scientific Seminar “Culture and Society” Seminar Schedule for 2020

The Program of Scientific Seminar “Culture and Society”

SEMINAR SCHEDULE for 2020

February
Banschikova A.A. "Postcards, stamps, and coins of German East Africa: A Brief Review"

March
Shubin V.G. Is Ramaphosa South African Gorbachev?

April
Bryndina V.N. Evolution of Representation of Slavery in the 20th – 21st Centuries American Movies: Historical and Cultural Context

15 January 2020

28 November 2019

November 5 – 19, 2019 Field Research in Tanzania

From 5 to 19 of November 2019 Research Fellow Dr. Nadezhda Khokholkova and a student from Russian State University for the Humanities Mariia Sergeeva conducted field research in Tanzania, supported by Russian Scientific Foundation (project №18-18-00454 "Historical Memory as the Evolutional Factor of Socio-Political Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa and Mesoamerica"). The study focused on the historical memory of the slave trade and colonialism.

27 November 2019

Prof. Vladimir Shubin was in Maputo to participate in the Symposium "Mozambique’s foreign policy and diplomacy: from the origin to to the present."

From November 20 to November 24, 2019 Principal Research Fellow of the Centre ofr History and Cultural Anthropology Prof. Vladimir Shubin was in Maputo to participate in the Symposium on the topic "Mozambique’s foreign policy and diplomacy: from the origin to to the present." At this symposium, dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Joaquim Chissano, who served as president of this country in 1986-2004, he was invited as an honored guest along with former presidents of neighboring countries of Mozambique.

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