In Episode 92 of African Past & Present, Hikabwa Chipande (PhD 2015 Michigan State) examines the political and social history of football (soccer) in Zambia. He discusses becoming an historian; the game’s relationship with British colonizers, the copper mines, and postcolonial governments; and the archival research and oral interviewing process. Chipande concludes with insights from his extensive experience with sport development in Africa. Download Podcast Episode 92 as MP3 file [36:37].
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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