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08 October 2021

30 June 2021

June 08-25, 2021, Field Research in Tanzania

From June 08 to June 25, 2021 Banshchikova Anastasia Alekseevna, Bryndina Valentina Nikolaevna and Ivanchenko Oksana Vasilievna conducted an expedition to Tanzania. This visit was a continuation of a study dedicated to Tanzanians’ cultural memories about the XIX century Arab-Swahili slave trade. This time the geography of the research was extended to southern regions of the country.

29 January 2021

The Program of Scientific Seminar “Culture and Society” 2021

The Program of Scientific Seminar “Culture and Society”

SEMINAR SCHEDULE for 2021

February
Gribanova V.V. The Anglo-Boer War in the Fates of Emigrants from the Russian Empire

March
Usacheva V.V. Modern African Diaspora in India

April
Banschikova A.A. Bagamoyo and Dar es Salaam: Two Capitals of German East Africa on postcards and photos

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

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