Episode 73 of Africa Past and Present—the podcast about African history, culture, and politics—is now available at: http://afripod.aodl.org
In this episode, Dag Henrichsen (Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Basel) on protest and prophecy among Herero intellectuals in 1940s Namibia. Also discussed are the 1904-5 German genocide, construction of Herero modernity, private archives, popular culture, Namibian historiography, and how Namibians conceptualized a “South African Empire.”
Africa Past and Present is hosted by Peter Alegi and Peter Limb and co-produced by Matrix—the digital humanities center—and the Department of History at Michigan State University. Subscribe to the podcast on our website and on iTunes.