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Dr. Gai Roufe


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Research Interests

Pre-Colonial history of Africa
Cultural and religious history of the political and social systems of the south bank of the Zambezi between the 16th and 19th centuries
History of the Portuguese presence in south-east Africa
Portuguese colonialism in Africa


Roufe, G. "A murder and its reasons: Local cultural conceptualizations of the martyrdom of Gonçalo da Silveira in 1561" Cahiers d’Études africaines (Manuscript accepted for publication).
Roufe, G. "Local perceptions of the political systems of the Southern bank of the Zambesi Valley in the sixteenth and early seventeenth century." International Journal of African Historical Studies. (Manuscript accepted for publication)
Roufe, G. "Portuguese groups as part of the Local kinship groups of the Zambesi Valley 1505–1629." In Le Portugal en relation avec l’Afrique. Récits, connexions, identités (XVe – XVIIIe siècle). (eds) A. de Almeida Mendes, H. Pennec and T. Vernet. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes. Forthcoming

Roufe, G. "Recent Approaches to Decolonization." Hagar- Studies in Culture, Polity and Identities 9.2 (2010), pp. 189-192.

Roufe, G. "Local interpretations and cultural conceptualizations of the Zimbabwe of the Mocaranga between the sixteenth century and nineteenth century." (manuscript under consideration)


B.A in History and African History, Department of General History and Department of African History, Tel-Aviv University

M.A. in African History (Cum Laude), History School, Tel Aviv University

Ph.D. in African History, Department of General History, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

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