Summer Institute for Educators 2023

Virtual Summer Institute for Educators

How Archaeology is Changing What We Know about Medieval West Africa

Wednesday, August 2, 2023   |   10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

In this institute, art historian Sarah Guerin, University of Pennsylvania, will discuss recent archaeological findings that demonstrate the global reach of West Africa trade items. Jacques Aymeric Nsangou, Harvard University and Abidemi Babatunde Babalola, University of Cambridge UK will discuss archaeology in medieval West Africa.

The institute is open to K-12 educators across disciplines. No fee required.


Sarah Guérin

University of Pennsylvania

Jacques Aymeric Nsangou

University of Manitoba

Abidemi Babatunde Babalola
Abidemi Babatunde Babalola

The British Museum, UK

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Registration for the Summer Institute is closed.

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