Rethinking African Gender Histories: Time, Change, and the Deeper Past in Northern Mozambique

January 2019 to December 2021
gender history
oral narratives
cultural analysis
Research fields
Cultural Sciences

This project aims at rethinking ways of reading and writing change in African gender history. Looking at oral historical narratives and the transgenerational communication of historical knowledge among the Yaawo-speaking people in northern Mozambique, it brings the study of gender in African deeper pasts in dialogue with a cultural analysis of the contemporary historical moment.