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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 Rana Mitter

The history and politics of modern China; history of twentieth-century China, in particular the Republican period (1912-1949) and Cold War; contemporary Chinese nationalism and Sino-Japanese relations

Professor Roel Sterckx

Classical and literary Chinese language and philology; history, religion and thought of pre-imperial and early imperial China; text and manuscript studies (Warring States, Qin, and Han periods); the natural world in pre-modern China