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Ngozi Edeagu

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Bayreuth General field of specialization: Other
Academic Background


2009 Master Social and Economic Sciences
2001 Undergraduate Social and Economic Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


Publications resulting from Research: 

Edited Book Volume
1. E. Uchendu & N. Edeagu (ed.), Gender and Patriarchy in Africa (Lanham, ML: Lexington Books, 2021).

Journal Articles
2. N. Edeagu, “Educating a Transnational Elite: United States University Scholarships for Nigerian Students (1960-1975),” in Diasporas: circulations, migrations, historie, Special Issue: Les étudiantes africaines et la fabrique d’un monde postcolonial: circulations et transferts, no. 37 (2021): 79-94.
3. N. Edeagu, ‘Critiquing Witness Testimonies in African Colonial History: A Study of the Women’s War of 1929,’ Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria 26 (2017): 40-64
4. O. Ezezika, J. Oh, N. Edeagu, and W. Boyo, “Gamification of Nutrition: A Preliminary Study on the Impact of Gamification on Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavior of Adolescents in Nigeria,” Nutrition and Health (July 2018)

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Writing Back to Empire: Newspapers, Non-Elites and Decolonisation in the Global Public Sphere, 1937-1957 (Phd project)

Workshop and Conference Attended

2021 Newcastle University & Yale Macmillan Center Council on African Studies Colonial and Postcolonial Print Mobilities: Black Periodicals and Local Publications, 1880-Present
2021 Edinburgh Centre for Global History, University of Edinburgh Rethinking the Politics and Practices of Print in Comparative Colonial Perspective (Virtual) Workshop


Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies

Presentation given

Writing Back to Empire: Newspaper, Non-Elites and Decolonisation in the Global Public Sphere 1937-1957
Event: Cusanuswerk Virtuelle Fachschaftstagung Geschichte 2021
“‘Networks of Solidarity’ in the Print Media: A Transnational Anti-Colonial Discourse, 1937-57"
Goethe University, Germany
Event: Africa Challenges (Vereinigung für Afrikawissenschaftern in Deutschland conference)
“‘Searching’ for Agency and Representations: ProQuest Historical Newspapers (Black Newspaper Collection) and the Global Public Sphere (1937-1957)"
Event: Institute of Historical Research Graduate Student (Virtual) Seminar
“Living on the Fringes: Boarding Secondary Schools and Non-Conformists in Colonial Nigeria, 1909-1960"
University of Muenster, Germany
Event: Global Perspectives on Boarding Schools, their Participants and Processes during the 19th and 20th Centuries
“Global ‘Networks of Solidarity’: Black Newspapers and Decolonization in Africa, 1937-1957"
Queen’s University, Canada
Event: Global Histories of Colonialism
“‘Only the Best is Good Enough for Africa’: The African American Institute and the Making of the New Nigerian Elite (1960-1975)"
University of Edinburgh
Event: European Conference on African Studies
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Oct 2021
DAAD Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP)
This awards is based on nomination by an international oriented graduate school at German universities (BIGSAS/University of Bayreuth) for attendance at a German university.

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