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Eye on Africa: African Studies Center Weekly Speaker Series. Scroll down to see Speaker information. Full list of speakers: africa.isp.msu.edu
Eye on Africa
The African Studies Center Weekly Speaker Series
For more information on the Eye on Africa series, including a full list of speakers, visit https://africa.isp.msu.edu/programs/eye-africa/
Oct 21, 2021 12:00 PM
Oct 28, 2021 12:00 PM
Nov 4, 2021 12:00 PM
Nov 11, 2021 12:00 PM
Nov 18, 2021 12:00 PM
Nov 25, 2021 12:00 PM
Dec 2, 2021 12:00 PM
Jan 20, 2022 12:00 PM
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October 21, 2021 Talk Canceled
October 28, 2021 is scheduled
We are sad to announce this weeks talk has been cancelled for unforeseen difficulties. Please join us for October 28, 2021 for our next talk.
Dr. Sibel Kusimba
Professor of Anthropolgy @University of South Florida
Dr. Sibel Kusimba has conducted anthropological fieldwork in Kenya on topics ranging from inter-ethic cooperation, to leadership, to environmental change, to the origins of trade. Since 2012, she has explored the impact of digital money and digital finance in Kenya. Her book Reimagining Money: Kenya in the Digital Finance Revolution explores digital money in Kenya, a leading site for financial technology. The book describes the myriad new uses and practices with digital money, including e-money transfer, digital loans, and crowdfunding. Professor Kusimba’s mobile money research has also been published in the peer-reviewed journals: Information Technology in International Development, The African Studies Review, and Economic Anthropology. She has spoken to The East African, The Voice of America, and Business Daily Africa about mobile money in Kenya and her research has been featured in Next Billion.