Book launch Copperbelt - Miles Larmer (University of Oxford) and Benjamin Rubbers (ULG/ULB-LAMC)

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Program :

- Presentation of "Living for the City. Social Change and Knowledge Production in the Central African Copperbelt" by Historian Miles Larmer (University of Oxford).

- Presentation of "Inside Mining Capitalism. The Micropolitics of Work on the Congolese and Zambian Copperbelts" by Anthropologist Benjamin Rubbers (ULG/ULB-LAMC).

- Discussion by Historian Gillian Mathys (Ghent University) and Anthropologist Joël Noret (ULB-LAMC)

- Debate 

The idea behind this double book launch is to develop a cross discussion between historians and anthropologists about their approaches to social change in Africa, and the significance of the Central African Copperbelt in this endeavour.


  • When ?

Wednesday 13 April 2022 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm

  • Where ?

ULB - Campus du Solbosch

Institut de Sociologie (building S)

Room Janne - 15th floor

44 avenue Jeanne - 1050 Bruxelles