Part 2 – historian Kairn Klieman

At Homes and Histories Part 2, Dr. Kairn Klieman Ph.D.shared her research about the connections and migrations between East Africa and South Asia, an area that she has been studying for a long time.


Dr. Kairn Klieman was trained as a specialist in the pre-colonial history of central Africa and the use of comparative historical linguistics for the reconstruction of African history (Ph.D. UCLA, 1997). Her interest in African culture and history began as an undergraduate studying African art, and was reinforced through service as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dr. Klieman teaches a number of undergraduate courses on the history of African and African diasporic peoples.


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