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2nd blog post by Catherine Porter

‘Change of Plans – Part 2’ Generally one of the most striking things about the Katangan secession of 1960-1963 was the imagery and iconography created to develop a personal nationalism that could resonate within the local population.  A variety of things were created and constructed – an airline, the national/local military, Katangan postage stamps, the … Continue reading

1st Blog Post by Catherine Porter

‘Changes to the Plan’ I’m not entirely sure how the fieldwork for my dissertation suddenly came to life.  As a historian, it isn’t something you would typically expect to happen when filling out a university form several terms in advance to apply for fieldwork.  However, this is Lubumbashi and as someone once told me, in … Continue reading