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Episode 8: How might we trace the afterlives of the trans-Saharan trade routes of the 8th century?

In this final episode of ‘Conversations with Neighbours,’ we ask how we might trace the afterlives of the trans-saharan trade routes of the 8th century? We travel through time and memory with Morrocan writer and curator, Omar Berrada, as he excavates the hidden histories of his once enslaved great, great grandmother; We travel from Ilorin to Timbuktu with scholar, Moshood Jimba as he recounts the journey that led him to establish a manuscript collection on his return to Nigeria; And we hear from musician Amino Belyamani, of the healing purposes of Gnawa music in Morocco, and the languages and syllabi that are unique to Ewe music from Ghana.