The Council on African Studies Lecture Series presents
David Morton, Associate Professor, History, University of British Columbia:
“Emergency Thinking and Mozambique’s Revolution, 1975–1986.”
David Morton is associate professor of African History at the University of British Columbia and the author of Age of Concrete: Housing and the Shape of Aspiration in the Capital of Mozambique (Ohio, 2019). He writes about decolonization and informal settlement, and his current work explores ground-level governance during the first months of Mozambique’s independence. He received his PhD at the University of Minnesota (’15) and his BA at Yale (’97).