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Title:Special issue: narratives of nationhood: transformation and contestation in postcolonial Zambia
Editor:Larmer, MilesISNI
Periodical:Journal of Southern African Studies (ISSN 1465-3893)
City of publisher:Abingdon
Geographic term:Zambia
Subjects:political history
social history
educational history
conference papers (form)
External link:https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjss20/40/5
Abstract:This special issue has its origins in a major conference held in Lusaka in September 2012, titled 'Zambia 2014: narratives of nationhood', organised in anticipation of the fiftieth anniversary of the country's independence. Contributions: Introduction: Narratives of nationhood (Miles Larmer, Marja Hinfelaar, Bizeck J. Phiri, Lyn Schumaker, Morris Szeftel); 'What then happened to our eden?': the long history of Lozi secessionism, 1890-2013 (Jack Hogan); 'We have killed this animal together, may I also have a share?' Local-national political dynamics in Mwinilunga District, Zambia, 1950s-1970s (Iva Pesa); The University of Zambia and the liberation of Southern Africa, 1966-90 (Hugh Macmillan); 'The colour of class' revisited: four decades of postcolonialism in Zambia (Michael Burawoy); 'Women can do what men can do': the causes and consequences of growing flexibility in gender divisions of labour in Kitwe, Zambia (Alice Evans); 'Solwezi Mabanga': ambivalent developments on Zambia's new mining frontier (Rohit Negi); Discordance through consensus: unintended consequences of the quest for consensuality in Zambian religious life (Thomas G. Kirsch); The changing face of Zambia's Christianity and its implications for the public sphere: a case study of Bauleni Township, Lusaka (Austin Cheyeka, Marja Hinfelaar, Bernhard Udelhoven); Cementing uneven development: the Central African Federation and the Kariba Dam Scheme (Julia Tischler); Narratives of nationhood and HIV/AIDS: reflections on multidisciplinary research on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Zambia over the last 30 years (Anthony Simpson, Virginia Bond); Education and the economy: achievements and shortfalls in independent Zambia, 1964-2014 (Michelle Mwalimu); Reimagining South African literature (Duncan Brown). [ASC Leiden abstract]