Samuël Coghe is Postdoctoral Research Fellow (DFG) at the Global History Department of Freie Universität Berlin. He received his PhD in History from the European University Institute in Florence (2014) and has been Postdoc at the MPI for the History of Science and the University of Giessen. In 2018-19 he worked as Interim Chair of African History at the Humboldt University in Berlin. After having specialized in the history of Portuguese colonialism in Africa, with a focus on the history of colonial medicine, demography, and anthropology, his current research project deals with the history of livestock production, capitalism and veterinary knowledge in the French colonial empire (1890-1960). Transimperial and global perspectives are key to all his writings. Webpage: https://bit.ly/39B6hMJ. His publications include: - Population Politics in the Tropics. Demography, Health and Transimperialism in Colonial Angola, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2022. - Reassessing Portuguese Exceptionalism: Racial Concepts and Colonial Policies toward the “Bushmen” in Southern Angola, 1880s–1970s, in: Warwick Anderson, Ricardo Roque, Ricardo Santos Ventura (eds.): Luso-tropicalism and Its Discontents: The Making and Unmaking of Racial Exceptionalism, New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books 2019, pp. 184–214. - Reordering Colonial Society: Model Villages and Social Planning in Rural Angola, 1920–1945, in: Journal of Contemporary History 52/1 (2017), pp. 16–44. - Sleeping Sickness Control and the Transnational Politics of Mass Chemoprophylaxis in Portuguese Colonial Africa, in: Portuguese Studies Review 25/1 (2017), pp. 57–89. - Inter-Imperial Learning and African Health Care in Portuguese Angola in the Interwar Period, in: Social History of Medicine 28/1 (2015), pp. 134–154.
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