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Joint Activities of the Research Unit

  • Virtual Public Lecture: Opolot Okia (Wright State University, USA):  "The Chimera of Abolition: Forced Labor in Colonial British East and West Afrika, 1894-1939", 18th May 2022, 5:45-7:15pm (CET) 

  • Interview with the Research Unit conducted by the Division 7 Research Management of the University of Cologne. 23.02.2022, interview series 'UoC Insights'.

  • Opening Conference of the Research Unit "The Production and Reproduction of Social Inequalities", 11.-12.11.2021, Conference Website

Activities of Individual Projects

  • International Workshop by Ulrike Lindner and Nicholas B. Miller on Plantation Knowledge, 15-17 June 2022.
    • Keynote (hybrid) by Richard B. Allen (Framingham State, Massachusetts): Transcending the Tyranny of the Particular in Plantation Labor Studies, 15 June 2022.

  • Roundtable Discussion with Michaela Pelican, Amrita Datta, Jonathan Ngeh, Ratna Mani Nepal and Habibul Khondker, NIICE Global Conclave 2021, Nepal Institute for International Cooperation and Engagement, 25th June 2021: Impacts of the Pandemic on Transnational Migration.

This Research Unit is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation