Public Lecture: by Prof. Gijsbert Oonk, Sept. 12 2013 @ National Museum

September 10, 2013 at 10:29 am Leave a comment

Public Lecture
AWAAZ and the Kenyan Asian Forum (KAF) cordially invites you to a public lecture by PROFESSOR GIJSBERT OONK on Thursday 12 September 2013

Venue: Louis Leakey Memorial Hall, National Museums of Kenya
Time: 6.30 pm
Entry: FREE

RSVP: Zahid Rajan/Zarina Patel Tel. 0722344900, 0733741085 or email: and

Topic: An exposition on his latest book SETTLED STRANGERS: ASIAN BUSINESS ELITES IN EAST AFRICA, 1800-2000

Gijsbert Oonk is Associate Professor of African and South Asian History at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication. He is Head of Department of History at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
His major interests include: Business, migration and economic history. He is particularly interested in the role of South Asian (Indian) migrants and settlers in East Africa.


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Workshop: Copying Africa by Sarah Schoderer, Sept. 12 2013 @ Kuona Trust [ended] 4 tickets to be won for Earthdance Nairobi, Sept. 14 2013 @ Ngong Racecourse

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