School of History


Temilola Alanamu is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow. Her project focuses on social memory as it relates to gender and youth culture in postcolonial Lagos, Nigeria.

Her wider research interests encompasses gender in Africa and has included enquires into religion, women's empowerment and the social and biological lifecycle in pre-colonial and postcolonial Africa. She joined the School of History in September 2015 following a BA in History and Information Studies from the University of Ghana, an MPhil in Historical Studies from the University of Cambridge and an MA in Gender and International Development from the University of Warwick. She received her PhD in History from the University of Exeter in 2015 where she studied as an International Doctoral Scholar.

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Rutherford College
University of Kent

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Last Updated: 07/09/2016