Date : Sunday 21 March, 2021
Time : 1pm Eastern Standard Time (7pm in South Africa)
During the colonial period of East Africa, railways represented the pre-eminence of colonial influence, commerce and unity within the region. The railways were not just the physical link that connected territories, but also created their own social and economic structures to support them. Patrick Whang will discuss the way the railways defined regional authority and also the challenges faced during the post colonial era.