2019: Second Annual

The University of Wisconsin-Madison African Studies Program created the annual Jan Vansina Lecture to honor the legacy of Jan Vansina, one of the world’s foremost historians of Africa.

September 11, 2019
The University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ingraham Hall, Room 206

Jan Vansina. (Photo by Catherine Reiland / UW-Madison)

The second annual Jan Vansina Lecture was presented by Emery Kalema (right) on “The Mulele ‘Rebellion’ (DR Congo), Bodily Pain and the Politics of Death.” The event will open the African Studies Program’s weekly seminar series, Africa at Noon

Kalema is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Chair in Historical Trauma and Transformation at Stellenbosch University in South Africa and a Summer Program in Social Science Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton.  

See full calendar event page here.

Emery Kalema. (Submitted photo)