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The Key Figures of The Democratic Republic of Congo

Celie Hanson

dr. reuben loffman

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The Key Figures of The Democratic Republic of Congo

Dr. Reuben Loffman is a Senior Lecturer in African History at Queen Mary University of London. In this episode of The Know Show Podcast, Reuben talks to Hussain about his research that works to highlight the agency of local people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and their responses to imperialism, war, and international development following formal decolonisation in 1960. He delves into his background, and how his teaching English for 8 months in Tanzania set him off on his academic journey that has followed. Listen for a fascinating insight into the ways people navigate authoritarian rule in their everyday, and the implications this has on development, governance, and the experience of violence.

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