Northwestern University

Nov
7
Wed 12:00 PM

Trading Value: Resource Specialists and the Formation of Long-Distance Trade Routes in Southern Tanz

When: Wednesday, November 7, 2012
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: 620 Library Place, Conference Room  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Kate Dargis   847-491-7323  

Group: Program of African Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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PAS Affiliates Lunch Lecture
*lunch provided*

Trading Value: Resource Specialists and the Formation of Long-Distance Trade Routes in Southern Tanzania before the 1600s

Andrea Felber Seligman, PhD Candidate, Department of History

During 2010-2011 Andrea conducted research in Tanzania and is now writing her dissertation on the relationships between Southern Tanzanian societies and exchange (both local and long distance) before the 1600s. This presentation explores the contributions language evidence can make to questions about the type and direction of pre-1600s trade in Eastern Africa.


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