Silk Roads Conference Features Swahili Archaeologist

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Date(s) - Mar 28, 2019
All Day

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Dr. Chapurukha Kusimba will visit WFU to join a cohort of more than 30 scholars conferencing about the historical Silk Roads. Dr. Kusimba will speak on the role of medieval Swahili traders in connecting the East Africa coast to the Indian Ocean, China, and beyond. In recognition of his archaeological research, he was recently elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences.