New Maps for Africa?

Seminário “New Maps for Africa? Contextualising the ‘Chinese model’ within the Ethiopian and Kenyan paradigms of Development”, com Prof. Elsje Fourie

09.03.2014 | par martalanca | Africa, maps

Audio slideshow: Mapping Africa

From one of the earliest depictions of the continent - to the colonial scramble for land - the maps of Africa reveal a great deal about the people who have lived there through the centuries.

To try to shed new light on the African archives held by the Royal Geographical Society, London-based African community groups were asked for their views on the documents.

They spoke to Cliff Pereira and Zagba Oyortey - both African-born - who explain here how the maps tell the story of a changing continent.

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16.03.2011 | par martalanca | Africa, maps