Mapping Africa: Using Original Maps to Navigate Africa’s Imperial History

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Mapping Africa: Using Original Maps to Navigate
Africa’s Imperial History

Saturday, 28 March 2020 | 9 A.M. – 12 P.M.
Boston University, African Studies Center
Room 505, 5th Floor
232 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
[Click Here to Register online]

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Led by Elsa Wiehe, Tim Weiskel, Gerald Rizzo and Lucia Lovison-Golob, this unique workshop will present tools and tips to assist inquiry and help teachers and their students to gain online access to high-resolution digital images of  rare, original historical maps as primary sources.  The focus will be upon European imperial powers in Africa from the 16th to the 19th centuries.  A visit to the Afriterra map archive to consult the original maps themselves is included as part of the workshop.

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