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Experts for Nelson Mandela

December 12, 2012

The fol­low­ing is a list of Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to experts who can com­ment and pro­vide con­text on Nel­son Man­de­la’s his­tor­i­cal and polit­i­cal sig­nif­i­cance.

African social and eco­nom­ic his­to­ry
African urban­iza­tion
Colo­nial­ism and impe­ri­al­ism in Africa
His­to­ry of labour and slav­ery in Africa
His­to­ry of Mod­ern Africa
Tan­zan­ian and East African his­to­ry
War and soci­ety in mod­ern Africa
Stephen Rock­el
Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor
U of T Scar­bor­ough Cam­pus
Fac­ul­ty of Arts and Sci­ence
Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to Scar­bor­ough
Depart­ment of His­to­ry
Depart­ment of Human­i­ties (UTSC)
Depart­ment of Social Sci­ences (UTSC)
Office: 416–287-7145

Amer­i­can race rela­tions
His­to­ry of the Amer­i­can South
Labour and work­ing-class his­to­ry
South Africa his­to­ry
Unit­ed States his­to­ry
Rick Halpern
Dean and Vice-Prin­ci­pal (Aca­d­e­m­ic)
U of T Scar­bor­ough Cam­pus
Depart­ment of His­to­ry
Office: 416–287-7027

Cana­di­an con­sti­tu­tion
Con­sti­tu­tions in the world
Fed­er­al­ism, inter­gov­ern­men­tal rela­tions
South Africa pol­i­tics
Richard Sime­on
St.George Cam­pus
Fac­ul­ty of Law
Depart­ment of Polit­i­cal Sci­ence
Office: 416–978-3346
Home: 416–961-8314
Cell: 416–568 4636

Busi­ness-gov­ern­ment rela­tions in Africa
South­ern Africa
The polit­i­cal econ­o­my of devel­op­ment
Antoinette Han­d­ley
Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor
St.George Cam­pus
Depart­ment of Polit­i­cal Sci­ence
Office: 416–946-0181
Tel: 416–978-3342
Cell: 416–986-6006
Fax: 416–978-5566
* NOTE: Will be out of Toron­to from Dec 14 to 22, but acces­si­ble by e‑mail or cell