Future Rural Africa Workshop “Failed Futures? Revisiting Tanzania’s Colonial and Post-Colonial Planning and Future Making” Leads to Special Issue of Zamani Journal

The recent workshop organized by Future Rural Africa Project C07 Creating Health Futures themed “Failed Futures? Revisiting Tanzania’s Colonial and Post-colonial Planning and Future-making Trajectories”, conducted in Dar es Salaam was a resounding success. The workshop featured contributions by scholars from the Universities of Cologne, Dar es Salaam, Bonn and Warwick. Among them Jonathan M. Jackson from Future Rural Africa Project A02, who presented his paper Sold Down the River: Colonialism, Canoes, and the Waterways of the Kilombero Valley, Tanzania. In addition, Emma Minja from Future Rural Africa Project C03 Green Futures presented her paper Stiegler’s Gorge Project: The Interplay of Transnationalism and Hydropower Imagination in Tanzania,1960s-1980s.

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The workshop’s proceedings are going to be published in a special issue of Zamani: A Journal of African Historical Studies, which is planned to released by the end of the year. This presents a fantastic opportunity to disseminate our findings and insights to a broader audience, furthering our mission and impact, especially in the Global South.

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