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 Alexander Keese

Investigador .

Bolseiro ERC Starting Grant - FP7 da Comunidade Europeia.

Coordenador do Grupo de investigação "Trabalho Forçado Africano".


 

Data de nascimento:17 de Agosto de 1977

Nacionalidade: Alemã


E-mail: a.keese@gmx.eu

Graus Académicos/Academic degrees:

Doutoramento/PhD: "Living with Ambiguity. Portuguese and French colonial administrators, mutual influences, and the question of integrating an African elite, 1930-1963" - Universidade de Friburgo, Alemanha/University of Freiburg, Germany - 2004;

Principal área de investigação no âmbito do CEAUP/Main research area:

História africana/African History Outras áreas científicas/other scientific areas: História da África ocidental, da África francófona, e da lusófona, os estados coloniais na África subsariana após a Segunda Guerra Mundial, conflitos de grupos (étnicos e 'raciais'), história de relações do trabalho nos regimes coloniais.

History of West Africa, of Francophone Africa, of Lusophone Africa, of the colonial states in sub-Saharan Africa after the Second World War, group conflicts (ethno-cultural and 'racial'), history of labour relations under the colonial regimes.

 

Projectos em curso no âmbito do CEAUP/Research Projects with CEAUP:

 ERC Starting Grant Project nº 240898 (Research Post financed by the European Commission, September 2010 - February 2015):

ForcedLabourAfrica: Forced labour: an Afro-European heritage in sub-Saharan Africa (1930–1975)?

Grupo de Investigação no âmbito do CEAUP: Trabalho Forçado Africano.


Publicações/Publications:

LIVROS
Living with Ambiguity. Integrating an African Elite in French and Portuguese Africa, 1930- 1961 (Stuttgart: Steiner, 2007).
(como coordenador/as editor), Ethnicity and the long-term perspective: the African experience (Berne et al.: Peter Lang, 2010).
(como coordenador/as editor, com/with Mark Häberlein), Sprachgrenzen, Sprachkontakte und kulturelle Vermittler in der Geschichte der europäisch-überseeischen Beziehungen (Stuttgart: Steiner, 2010).

ARTIGOS

- ''Poser au village': Un régime de travail en transition, relations de pouvoir, et la fin des prestations forcées au Moyen-Congo français, 1935-1958', in Centro de Estudos Africanos da Universidade do Porto (ed.), Trabalho forçado africano: Experiências coloniais comparadas (Porto: Campo das Letras, 2006), pp. 349-366.
- 'First lessons in neo-colonialism: the personalisation of relations between African politicians and French officials in sub-Saharan Africa, 1956-1966', Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 35(4), 2007, pp. 593-613.
- 'Intermediaries of mobilisation? The role of Cape Verdean administrators and settlers in war mobilisation and war prevention in Portugal's African Empire, 1955-1965', International Journal of African Historical Studies 40(3), 2007, pp. 497-510.
- 'A Culture of Panic: 'Communist' Scapegoats and Decolonization in French West Africa and French Polynesia, 1945-1957', French Colonial History 9, 2008, pp. 131-145.
'Building a new image of Africa: 'Dissident states' and the emergence of French neo-colonialism in the aftermath of decolonisation', Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines, 191, 2008, pp. 513-530.
- 'A 'verdade' sobre Amílcar Cabral: Boatos e mobilização na Guiné-Bissau antes da guerra da independência, 1958-1963' [The 'truth' about Amílcar Cabral: rumours and mobilisation in Guinea-Bissau before the War of Independence, 1958-1963], Afro-Ásia 2010 (no prelo/forthcoming).
- 'Rigged elections? Democracy and manipulation in the late colonial state in French West Africa and Togo, 1944-1958', in Martin Thomas (ed.), The French Colonial Mind: Mental Maps of Empire and French Colonial Policy Making (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009, no prelo/forthcoming).
- 'Who's King Tom? Being a 'Temne', 'Mandinka' or 'Susu' between Identity, Solidarity and Ethnic Shifts in Early Nineteenth-Century Sierra Leone', in Alexander Keese (ed.), Ethnicity and the Long-Term Perspective: the African experience (Berne et al.: Peter Lang, 2010), pp. 191-211.
- 'Mit "Primitiven" verhandeln: Die britische Campbell-Mission von 1836/37 und die Redefinition von Diplomatiestilen in Sierra Leone', in Hillard von Thiessen und Christian Windler (eds.), Akteure der Außenbeziehungen: Netzwerke und Interkulturalität im historischen Wandel (Cologne et al.: Böhlau, 2010, no prelo/forthcoming), pp. 352-367.