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‘Black Zion’: The Political Economy of Settler Colonialism in Liberia

  • Sijal Institute for Arabic Language and Culture #1 15 Umar Ibn al-Khattab Street Amman Jordan (map)

Henny Ziai, a PhD candidate at Columbia and a Sijal student, spoke with fellow students about the establishment of the settler colony of Liberia in the beginning of the early 19th century. Her research and presentation investigated the strategies employed by settlers to exert power over land and the indigenous populations of the new "Black republic". 

Later Event: April 17
Lajeh Project: A Discussion