Building from Ashes: The African Collection of Museu Nacional (Brazil) as an Experience of Research and Education - Africa Working Group Discussion
Mariza de Carvalho Soares
Associate Professor of History
Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
The Africa Working Group provides a forum for resident faculty, graduate students, and outside scholars to present and discuss cutting edge research on Africa. Participants, who come from a range of disciplines, share a common interest in investigating Africa’s past, present, and future, as well as Africa’s place in the larger global order. The group also sponsors Africanist events, enriching the study of Africa on campus and building on growing student interest in the region.
Cochairs: Paul Ocobock and Mariana Candido