Africa in the Medieval World Lecture Series 2018-2019

  • Lecture 1, October 1, 2018:

Steven Kaplan, In Search of Medieval Africa: Sources, Methods and Traps

  • Lecture 2, October 22, 2018:

Giovanni Ruffini, Nubia and the Question of 'Medieval Africa'


  • Lecture 3, November 12, 2018:

Daphne Gallagher, Reflecting on Medieval West Africa: Archaeological Perspectives from Burkina Faso, Mali, and Senegal


  • Lecture 4, February 20, 2019

Sam Nixon, The Gold Route to Timbuktu: Tracing Medieval Camel Caravan Networks from Morocco to Mali


  • Lecture 5, March 25, 2019

Stephanie Wynne-Jones, Objects and Encounters on the Medieval East African Coast


  • Lecture 6, April 8, 2019

Samantha Kelly, Connected Histories: Ethiopia and the Global Middle Ages



Lecture Series Co-sponsored with the Center for African Studies, the Committee on Medieval Studies, and the Department of African and African American Studies