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Professor Derek Peterson FBA

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About this Fellow

Intellectual and cultural history of eastern Africa; the composition of books; the politics of archives; the infrastructure of religious experience; the social practice of non-conformity; Idi Amin

Website: https://derekrpeterson.com

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of History and African Studies, University of Michigan

Past Appointments

  • Professor of History and African Studies, University of Michigan, 1970

Other Africa, Asia and the Middle East Fellows

Professor Megan Vaughan

History, African Languages and Literature, Social History in Africa, Economic History in Africa, History of Medicine in Africa.

Professor Karin Barber

I am an anthropologist with a particular interest in popular culture, religion, and the verbal arts, both oral and written. Most of my research has been in the Yoruba-speaking area of Nigeria, and I am currently working on early Yoruba print culture.

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