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African kingdoms and Empires to 19th Century: The Past in the Present
The course examines the social and political developments (daily lives, slavery, power relations, inequality, arts, science and technology) in pre-colonial African empires and kingdoms up till the 19th Century. It further observes how this deep history has played a role in today’s African conflicts (the past in the present) as well as the consequences of colonialism and Christianity on these developments.
History students should have successfully completed their propaedeutic exam and both second-year BA-seminars, one of which in Algemene Geschiedenis.
Students of Afrikaanse Talen en Culturen should have successfully completed their propaedeutic exam and successfully completed their second year of study.
General learning objectives
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Learning objectives, pertaining to this specific seminar
The timetable is available on the Rooster BA Geschiedenis
Mode of instruction
Written papers should be handed in on or before the given deadline
Blackboard will be used for:
Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.
General information about uSis is available in [English](http://hum.leiden.edu/students/study-administration/usis-english.html and Dutch
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs