The project team (2010-13)

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Funding: Universidade de Essex, Arts and Humanities Research Council

AHRC Principal Investigator: Matthias Röhrig Assunção

AHRC Research Assistant: Dr Christine Dettmann. Christine was the Senior Research Officer of the project 2010-2013. She now holds a chair in Ethnomusicology at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München in Germany.

Research Consultant: Mestre Cobra Mansa

Research Consultant: Mariana P. Candido (Ph.D. York University, Canada; M.A. El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico; B.A. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is an associate professor of history at Emory University, Atlanta. Candido’s research focuses on the history of West Central Africa, migration, identity formation, slavery, and gender from the sixteenth to the late nineteenth century.

Admin Assistant: Belinda Waterman, History Department, University of Essex

Filmmaker: Richard Pakleppa, Cape Town, South Africa

Interpreter: Tchilulu Ntchongolola, Huila, Angola

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