Michel Doortmont

1985-1994 Ph.D. dissertation research:  ‘The social and cultural context of Yoruba historiography’
 Supervisors: Prof. dr. P.L. Geschiere (University of Leiden) and Prof. dr. P.B.M. Blaas (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
 1985-1986: archival and literature research in Great Britain.
 1987-1988, 1989: archival, literature and field research in Nigeria.
 22 December 1994: Ph.D. awarded, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
1984-1985 Postgraduate course work in African Studies, Centre of West African Studies, University of Birming¬ham (Great Britain) (subjects: economic and social history of West-Africa, Islam in Africa, politics; economics; cultural anthropology; social geography)
 December 1985: M.A. (African Studies)
1979-1984 Degree study in History, Erasmus University Rotterdam (subjects: history of non-western societies, history of pre-industrial societies, development economics, social anthropology, sociology, statistics, methods and theory of social science research, theory of history)
 1981: Candidate degree (eq. to B.A.)
 1984: Drs. (Master) of Social Sciences (History) (cum laude)

Current academic position
2006-present Associate Professor (‘Universitair Hoofddocent I’) in International Relations and Africa Studies, Department of International Relations and Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.




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University of Groningen
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