Chair of Africa &
University of Edinburgh
Professor in Development Studies,
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Visiting Professor in Economic History, Lund University
B.Sc. (Budapest), M.Sc., Ph.D. (LSE)
Morten Jerven is an economic
historian, with a PhD from the
London School of Economics [read more]
Category Archives: Booktalk
I have given many talks this year, medicine but I am the most proud to have been asked to give the first annual public lecture at the African Studies Center in Leiden. It takes place on 7 November 2013, stomach … Continue reading
On Wednesday I give a talk in Edinburgh. It is hosted by the Centre of African Studies. The details are here.
I am presenting my book at the University of Michigan Tuesday 10 Sep at 4 pm. The talk is hosted by the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies.Details here.
On 7 May 2013 I presented Poor Numbers at the Africa Talks of the University of Birmingham. It was filmed and is now posted.
I present my book at noon on August 13 at the UMB School of Economics and Business, recipe and then on August 14, there is a public event in from 6 pm, organized by Vitenparken, called Perspektiver på Afrika. Poor Numbers … Continue reading
Gerardo Serra, for sale who is a PhD student in the Department of Economic History at the London School of Economics and does fascinating work on the political economy of statistics in Ghana and the Gold Coast reviews Poor Numbers … Continue reading
On Monday I present at the Centre of African Studies, University of Cambridge (5 pm, Room S2, Audrey Richards Building) and then on Tuesday at Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex. On Wednesday there is a book launch and … Continue reading
Is there really a statistical tragedy in Africa?Where do African statistics originate? How accurate are they? Economic historian, Morten Jerven will be deliberating stats in Africa at a debate hosted by PARIS21 and the OECD Development Centre on Friday … Continue reading
I spoke at Royal African Society yesterday, and the scheduled talks continues next week: Monday 13 May 17:00-19:00, Oxford University, African History & Politics Seminars Wednesday 15 May 12:15-14:00, Graduate Institute Geneva Thursday 16 May 14:00-17:00, CERI & SciencesPo, Paris … Continue reading