Benjamina Efua Dadzie

Benjamina Efua Dadzie is a researcher with interest in Akan and Yoruba culture. In her work she explores agency, representation and self-determination. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Archaeology from the University of Manchester, and a Master’s in the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas from the University of East Anglia. She is currently a Research and Collections Officer in the Africa department at the National Museum of World Cultures in the Netherlands, and formerly a Collections Assistant in Anthropology at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge. In 2021 Benjamina was awarded a UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funding to undertake her PhD research at the University of East Anglia on a 19th century missionary collection from Abeokuta (south west Nigeria), now at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter.
Benjamina is a member of Museum Detox, a professional network of museum workers of Colour.