Post Tagged with: "African History"

History Ph.D. Student Secures Grant to Support Research in The Gambia

Sana Saidykhan

Sana Saidykhan, doctoral student in the History Department, recently secured a research grant jointly administered by The Gambia’s National Centre for Arts and Culture and Germany’s The Gerda Henkel Foundation. Saidykhan plans to use the funds, totaling 2,500 euros, to support his preliminary dissertation research in The Gambia this summer. Provisionally […]

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February 8, 2019 at 4:30 pmResearch

Three History Faculty Promoted: Ingram, Zakic, and Sarr

Dr. Assan Sarr

Three History Department faculty members were promoted in rank in June. Dr. Robert Ingram was promoted to the rank of professor. His latest book publication, Reformation without End: Religion, Politics and the Past in Post-Revolutionary England (Manchester University Press, 2018), offers a radical reinterpretation of the English Reformation. “No one in 18th-century […]

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August 28, 2018 at 9:44 amResearch

History Grad Student Receives Research Grant from African Studies Association

History Grad Student Receives Research Grant from African Studies Association

Sana Saidykhan, an M.A. student in the History Department, was named a 2017 recipient of the Royal Air Maroc-African Studies Association Student Travel Award. The award includes airline tickets between the United States and any Royal Air Maroc (RAM) destination in Africa, and recognizes “outstanding scholarship by future African studies scholars.” Saidykhan is utilizing the […]

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April 27, 2017 at 10:03 amNews Research

Sarr Publishes Book: ‘Islam, Power, and Dependency in the Gambia River Basin’

Dr. Assan Sarr

Dr. Assan Sarr, Assistant Professor of History, recently published Islam, Power, and Dependency in the Gambia Rivier Basin: The Politics of Land Control, 1790-1940. The book comes in the wake of several journal articles Sarr has published over the past several years, and makes a significant contribution to the literatures […]

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January 19, 2017 at 8:37 amResearch

Contemporary History | Sarr on Gambian Election, Jan. 26

Dr. Assan Sarr

Dr. Assan Sarr will begin the Contemporary History Institute spring semester lecture series on Thursday, Jan. 26, with a talk entitled “Gambia’s ‘Unprecedented’ 2016 Election: Accounting for the Recent Crisis in the Small West African Nation.”  The talk is in Baker 242 at 4:30 pm. Sarr has just returned from a […]

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January 1, 2017 at 5:45 pmEvents