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Instructor, History

MA History, York University

Feisal Farah is an instructor at the American University of Nigeria (Yola), He teaches Nigerian Peoples and Cultures (Gen 102) and The History of Philosophy of Science (Gen 103).

He earned his BA (Honors) Political Science/African Studies and MA in History from York University, Toronto, Canada. He is also associated with the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery (WISE) at the University of Hull and the Harriet Tubman Institute at York University.

  • Nigerian Peoples and Cultures (Gen 102)
  • The History of Philosophy of Science (Gen 103)




  • “The Metamorphosis of Slavery in Colonial Mombasa, 1907-1963” in Nadine Hunt and Olatunji Ojo, Slavery and Africa and the Caribbean: A History of Enslavement and Identity since the 18th century.London/New York: I.B. Tauris,  (2012).

Conference Papers and Other Presentations

  • “Not Yet Uhuru/Not Yet Cleansed: The Long Road of Emancipation for Slaves in Mombasa,” at ‘Slavery, Migration, and Contemporary Bondage in Africa’ Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE), University of Hull, United Kingdom. - 2009
  • “The Metamorphoses of Slavery in Colonial Mombasa, Kenya” at ‘Paul E. Lovejoy Panel (I): Slavery and its Aftermath’ CAAS (Canadian Association of African Studies), Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. - 2010




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