Seminar Series

We’re pleased to welcome you to announce our seminar programme. This year we’ve moved online and the seminars will be held via Zoom. Please contact Olga via to register and we will send out the details of how to join the seminar a few days in advance.

6th May 2021

Conviviality & Companionship. Parrots and People in the African Forest 

Prof Nance Jacobs

Brown University, USA 

The Seminar will be held at 4 pm GTM

Nancy Jacobs is a professor of history at Brown University, a specialist in the colonial history of Africa, and an environmental and animal historian. Her research looks at the interspecies relationships involved in the working out of colonial power in African societies. Her book Birders of Africa: History of a Network was published by Yale University in 2016.

This event is sponsored by Vital Geographies Research Group, Geography Department, Cambridge University.

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