Breckenridge on digital Southern African Studies

Episode 88 of Africa Past and Present — the podcast about African history, culture, and politics — is now available at: http://afripod.aodl.org

In part 1 of a new series on digital African studies, Keith Breckenridge (WISER, Wits University) discusses the current state of digital Southern African Studies; the politics, funding, and ethics of international partnerships in digital projects; and his new book Biometric State: The Global Politics of Identification and Surveillance in South Africa, 1850 to the Present.

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Africa Past and Present is hosted by Peter Alegi and Peter Limb and co-produced by Matrix — the Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences — and the Department of History at Michigan State University. Subscribe to the podcast on our website and on iTunes.

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