Book Launch – On the Frontiers of the Indian Ocean World: A History of Lake Tanganyika, c.1830-1890

We are pleased to invite you to the launch of Dr Philip Gooding’s first monograph: On the Frontiers of the Indian Ocean World: A History of Lake Tanganyika, c.1830-1890 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022). Philip is a postdoctoral researcher at the IOWC and continues to work on the IOWC’s Partnership project, Appraising Risk. At the event, he will introduce his book and will be joined by Prof. Elizabeth Elbourne (History and Classical Studies) and Prof. Khalid Medani (African Studies), who will act as discussants. Copies of the book will be available for sale from Paragraphe Bookstore.

The launch will be held in Morrice Hall 017 (TNC Theatre), McGill University at 14:30-15:30 ET on Friday 18 November. Full details are in the attached poster.

Philip has additionally written a short blog post on FifteenEightyFour that introduces the book and gives a flavour of what potential attendees might expect at the event.

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