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PhD student in History, Yale University

Tony Yeboah is a PhD student in History. He specializes in architectural/urban history with a comparative interest in West African cities, particular emphasis on Kumasi, Ghana’s second most populated city. Tony interrogates the transformation of West African cities in relation to the built environments as well as the policies and interventions that shaped and modified the urban landscape and local cultures following the imposition of European colonial rule in late nineteenth century until the twentieth century when colonial rule was dismantled. Tony is also interested in applied history through an innovative way of reconstructing the past from “the below” and making history relevant and usable. He's also interested in the study of palace, palaceology.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD student in History, Yale University