Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies




(2014) "Open Sourcing the Colonial Archive – A Digital Montage of the History of Fernando Pó and the Bight of Biafra," History in Africa: A Journal of Method, 41, 387-415.

(2014) "Las fuentes abiertas de Guinea Ecuatorial o cómo descolonizar el archivo colonial," Debats: Revista trimestral editada por la Institució Alfons el Magnànim, 123.

(2012) "Clandestine Recruitment Networks in the Bight of Biafra: Fernando Pó’s Answer to the Labour Question, 1926–1945," International Review of Social History, 57, pp 39-72.

(2010) (Book Review) "Susan Buck-Morss: Hegel, Haiti and Universal History" Widerspruch,  52, 123-126.

(2009) (Co-Author) "Kommodifizierte Ironie: Humor im Spannungsfeld zwischen Ideologie und Kritik," Widerspruch: Münchner Zeitschrift für Philosophie, 50, 100-117.



Conference Papers

"Imperial Formations – Prestación Personal on Public Works in Fang Central Africa and the Transformation of Social Hierarchies". Pathways into colonial (and postcolonial?) coercion: The creation and evolution of forced labour in sub-Saharan Africa under colonial rule, 1890–1975, Re:Work, ForcedLabourAfrica and University of Ghana at Legon, Accra and Ho, Ghana, 20 to 24 January 2014.

“Colonial Economies of Forced and Contract Labour in the Bight of Biafra (1926-1979) - Imperial Figurations, Atlantic Constellations". Re:work International Summer Academy "Free and Unfree Labour in Global History" 24 November - 1 December 2013, University of Campinas, Brazil.

"Nigerian Labourers and Traders on Spanish Fernando Pó, 1929 to 1975". African Studies Association, Baltimore, 21-24 November 2013. Co-organizer of Panel "New Sites of Labor in the History of the Gulf of Guinea: Slave Combatants, Merchant Smugglers, Company Careerists and Letter-writing Syndicalists".

"Enduring Atlantic Economies in the 20th Century: Nigerian Indentured Labour on the Plantation Island of Fernando Po." The Challenges of Emancipation in the Atlantic World, Panel Discussion, Hofra University, 13 November 2013.

"A Plantation Island in the East Atlantic. Indentured Labour in Spanish Fernando Pó and Equatorial Guinea, 20th c." Historical Materialism Conference, SOAS, 7-10 November.

"Imperial Formations – Forced Labor on Public Works in West Central Africa". Koloniale Spurenlese und post-/dekoloniale Perspektiven in der Wissenschaft. TOPOI, Freie Universität Berlin, May 23-24, 2013. 

"Pirating and posting the colonial archive of the bight of Biafra: an open source PhD in history". 14th Annual Researching Africa Day Workshop, St Antony’s College, Oxford, 23 February 2013.

"Nigerian Contract Labour on the Plantation Island of Fernando Po - Atlantic Constellations during Late Imperialism" ECAS 2013, Lisbon, 27-29th June 2013.

"Imperialism and Forced Labour on Roads: Spanish-Guinea,1929-1968" Roads as Routes to Modernity, Berlin, Zentrum Moderner Orient, 5-6 October 2012.

"Archivos Españoles y el Patrimonio Historico Ecuatoguineano", Centro Cultural Espanol de Bata, Equatorial Guinea, 20 March 2012.

"Media Scandals of Nigerian Labour in the Spanish colony of Fernando Pó, 1936-1945" The Toyin Falola Annual International Conference on Africa and the African Diaspora (TOFAC), University of Ibadan, 2-4 July 2012.

"El trabajo forzoso y la prestacion personal en Guinea Continental, 1930-1968" Congreso Iberico de Estudios Africanos 2012, Universidad Autonoma Madrid, 14-16 June 2012. (Panel Co-organizer)

"The Scale Debate in the Political Economy of Globalisation" International Graduate     Conference - Colonial Legacies, Postcolonial Contestations, Frankfurt Research Center for Postcolonial Studies, 18.-20 June, 2011.

"Contours of the East Atlantic" Locality and Transnational Processes: Modalities of Entanglements International Conference, University of Bielefeld 5–7 May 2011. Distinguished with "Best Poster Award".

"The demarcations of 'Europe' in the concept of Transfer in Global History" Transfers and Demarcations - 5th Graduate Conference in European History, European University Institute Florence, Italy 28.-30 April, 2011.