Monthly Archives: September 2012

Africa Past and Present, Episode 66: Miners, Marikana, and Photography

Episode 66 of Africa Past and Present — the podcast about African history, culture, and politics is titled: Miners, Marikana, and Photography. Alex Lichtenstein (History, Indiana U.) on the history of the struggles for class and racial justice in both South Africa and the U.S. The focus is on black trade unions and the apartheid state, […]


Television coverage with Gambian National Archivist

Video with the Gambian National Archivist on digitization of important 19th century government records. “In conjunction with the Department of History at Michigan State University, MATRIX conducted a three-day training workshop and nearly one week post-workshop consulting at the National Records Service in Banjul, The Gambia. Professor Walter Hawthorne, Chair of the Department of History; Scott Pennington, Head of […]