PhD student Ben Chatterton joins Cape Panel project

Ben is a new PhD candidate at Lund University’s Department of Economic History attached to the Cape of Good Hope Panel project. He completed his MA in African Studies at Copenhagen University with research focussing on pre-colonial Gambian polities and institutional changes brought about by the Atlantic trade. At Lund University, he will focus on the living standards and economic inequality of the Khoesan population. He will focus on how these were affected by colonial policies in the 18thand 19th centuries.