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Medieval Lunch. Medieval/Africa: Past and Potential

Shamil Jeppie, University of Capetown and U-M Institute for the Humanities

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Professor Jeppie will ask and explore: What are the possibilities of bringing common questions— common to European and African history— into a comparative discussion? Was there a medieval Africa, in the first place?
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When and Where

Map Tisch Hall - 1014

February 2018

12:00pm - 1:00pm

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