Global History Workshop - "Connecting Histories of Work and Non-Work: African Labor History in a Global Perspective“

Global History Workshop
Event date: 
March 29, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:20pm
Speaker(s): 
Andreas Eckert
Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin
Seminar Series: 
Global History Workshop
Audience: 
Public

"Connecting Histories of Work and Non-Work: African Labor History in a Global Perspective“

Andreas Eckert, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin


Andreas Eckert is Professor of African History at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. Since 2009 he is also Director of the International Research Center “Work and Human Life Course in Global History”, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research. He widely published on 19th and 20th century African history, colonialism, labor, and global history and served for many years as editor of the Journal of African History. Eckert also regularly publishes for German newspapers like the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung” and “Die Zeit”. Most recent book: “Global Histories of Work”, ed, 2016. He is currently working on a Short History of Colonialism, to be published by Princeton University Press.


To attend this event email Jennifer Loessy at jloessy@princeton.edu. Lunch will be provided. Attendance is limited to 25 attendees. There is no pre-circulated paper for this workshop.

Contact: 
Jennifer Loessy
Area of Interest: 
Global
Labor History