30 September: CHC Research meeting on Gijsbert Oonk's book, Settled strangers
Start 15.30 -17.30 hours.
Dr. Gijsbert Oonk will present a paper on his latest book, Settled Strangers. Asian Business Elites in East Africa (1800-2000) (New Delhi, SAGE Publications, 2013). Settled strangers refers to settling as an economic, cultural and political process, how Asians in Africa evolve from middleman minorities to world citizens 1880/1920. Gijsbert Oonk will also explain the quest for an interdisciplinary history from below in explaining social change.
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oonk - settled strangers.pdf (453.1KB)