Third Term Course – Winter and Summer Term

Convener: Associate Professor L van Sittert

Course entry requirements: At least 2 courses in historical, social science or cultural studies offered by the Faculty of Humanities, or by permission of the Head of Department.

The course covers the history of Africa from c.1800 to the present, focusing on the main themes of slavery, legitimate commerce, partition, colonialism, decolonisation, development, debt and democracy.  The course is intended for non-specialists and no prior knowledge of history or African history is required.