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Graduate Students at York University

PH.D. PROGRAM

Behnaz Mirzai Asl, “Slavery, the Abolition of the Slave Trade and the Emancipation of Slaves in Persia, 1830-1928,” expected date of completion early 2004

Yacine Daddi Addoun, “Abolition de l’esclavage den Algérie: 1816-1871,” expected date of completion mid 2004

Mohammed Kassim, “The Intellectual Response to Colonialism on the Banadir Coast,” expected date of completion mid 2004

Ibrahim Hamza, “Cargill’s Mistakes: A Study of British Colonial Policies in Kano Emirate, Northern Nigeria, 1903-1919,” expected date of completion August 2004

Ismael Musah Montana, “Sudan Tunis: Slavery and Abolition in the North African Regency of Tunis: 1800-1846,” expected date of completion August 2004

Mariana Candido, “The Impact of the Atlantic Slave Trade on the Hinterland of Benguela, 1780-1850,” expected date of completion early 2005

Muhammd Bashir Salau, “The Growth of Plantation Society in the Sokoto Caliphate: Fanisau, 1806-1903,” expected date of completion early 2005

Omar Eno, “Resistance to Slavery on the Southern Banadir Coast,” expected date of completion early 2005

Oscar Grandio Moraguez, “West Central African Slaves and the Transformation of Ethnic Identity in 19th Century Cuba,” expected date of completion early 2005

Thorald Burnham, “Marriage, Class Formation and Inter-Atlantic Migration: The Counter-Revolutionary Impulse of the Haitian Elite, 1850-1870,” expected date of completion June 2005

Jennifer Loftkranz, “Slavery, Ethnicity and Gender in the Western Sudan and Sahel in the 19th century,” expected date of completion late 2005

Robert Stewart, “British European Peasantry in South St. Elizabeth, Jamaica: The Rise of Post-Emancipation Free Village Communities in the British Caribbean, 1834-1900,” expected date of completion late 2005

Other Ph.D. students

José Carius, “The Muslim Uprising in Bahia and its Aftermath, 1835-1865,” expected date of completion 2006

Brigitte Grossmann, Brazil

Dawn Harris, Barbados

Elizabeth Pollack, Mexico

Alia Paroo, East Africa


M.A. PROGRAM

Feisal Farah, M.A. first year.

Pearl Grey, M.A. first year.

Kimberley Roach, M.A. first year.

Associated Graduate Students from other Universities

Jonathan Reynolds (Boston University), completed 1995

Ugo Nwokeji (University of Toronto), completed 1999

Gillian Matthews (University of Hull), completed 2002

Silke Strickrodt (University of Stirling), completed 2002

Emma Christopher (University of London), completed 2003

Audra Diptee (University of Toronto), expected date of completion 2005

Blandine Watahousa (Universidad de Costa Rica), expected date of completion 2005

COMPLETED Ph.Ds.


Olatunji Ojo, “Warfare, Slavery and the Transformation of Eastern Yorubaland, c. 1820-1900,” defended, 4 December 2003

Kwabena Opare Akurang-Parry. Dissertation: "Missy Queen in Her Palaver Sayd de Gole Cosse Slaves is Free:" the British Abolition of Slavery/Pawnship and Colonial Labour Recruitment in the Gold Coast (Southern Ghana), 1874-ca 1940." (1999)

Femi James Kolapo, Dissertation: "Military Turbulence, Population Displacement and Commerce on a Slaving Frontier of the Sokoto Caliphate: Nupe c. 1810-1857." (1999)

Sean Stilwell, Dissertation: "The Kano 'Mamluks:' royal Slavery in the Sokoto Caliphate, 1807-1903." (1999)


Edmond Abaka, University of Miami

Ibrahim Jumare, University of Usmanu Danfodiyo, Nigeria

Gerard Kunene, University of Lesotho (deceased)

Iheanyi Enwerem, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Colleen Kriger, University of North Carolina, Greenboro


 


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