Fatima Bapumia

Name: Dr. Fatima Bapumia (PhD University of Leipzig, M.A., B.A. University of Dar es Salaam,
Cert. Tanzania School of Journalism, CELTA cert. Berlin School of Language)
Title: Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, College of Social Sciences, UDSM
Area of Specialisation: patterns of social interactions in plural societies, mainly focusing on ethno-racial relations in Tanzania; the dynamics of cultural boundaries in ethno-racial minorities; the role of religion and popular culture in the processes of inclusion and exclusion in ethno-racial communities.
Bapumia, F (2018) Dancing with[out] Simmel, Tanzania Journal of Sociology Vol 4. (pp. 29-36). Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Bapumia, F. (2012). Rationalizing violence Domesticizing Abuse: South Asian Experience in Tanzania. Saarbrücken: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.
Mesaki, S., & Bapumia, F. (2015). The minorities of Indian origin in Tanzania. In M. Adam (Ed.), Indian Africa. Minorities of Indian-Pakistani origin in eastern Africa (pp. 349–360). Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Mkuki na Nyota Publishers.
Sep 2018 Asia-Africa: A new Axis of Knowledge
University of Dar es Salaam
20th-22nd September
Presentation :Projecting onscreen ‘Bollywood romance’ onto real life
Panel Organizer: Re-thinking the role of popular culture in transfer of knowledge: Africa-Asia on cultural exchange
April 2018 Africa- India Encounters, Episodes, Entanglement
Duke University, North Carolina, United States of America
(2nd-3rd April)
Presentation: Resuming ‘Indian-ness’ from the assumed ‘homeland’
June 2015 Repositioning in a globalizing word
Summer school, Graduate School Global and Area Studies,
University of Leipzig, Leipzig (8th -11th June 2015)
Panel organizer: The role of religion in repositioning process
Sep 2014 4th European congress in world and global history, Paris, France
International Summer School for PhD-students “Global and World
History in France and in Francophone Africa”
(1st September-10th September
Presentation: Defining and Re-defining Ethnic Markers in
Tanzania: A Historical approach
Jul 2014 University of Tallinn, Tallinn Summer School, Tallinn, Estonia
Postgraduate Summer School in Humanities “Urban Youth and Social
(July 21st – July 25th 2014)
Presentation: ‘Race’- a visible category of inclusion and exclusion
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