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Borders, violence and memory: making histories in the Senegambia and the Trans-Volta

Borders, violence and memory: making histories in the Senegambia and the Trans-Volta

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Professor Paul Nugent (University of Edinburgh) gave the 2014 Fage Lecture.
Date:
01/12/2014
Twelfth Cadbury Fellowship Scheme and Workshop

Twelfth Cadbury Fellowship Scheme and Workshop

Description
The Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham invites applications for the 2015 Cadbury Fellowship Scheme, which will focus on research on money.
Date:
30/10/2014
Teaching Fellow in African Studies and Anthropology

Teaching Fellow in African Studies and Anthropology

Description
This Department of African Studies and Anthropology is advertising for a three-year teaching appointment. The candidate should preferably be an anthropologist (although suitably qualified applicants in other disciplines will be considered) with expertise on any region of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Date:
17/03/2014
Enduring legacy of Mandela

Enduring legacy of Mandela

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Latest Birmingham perspective written by Dr Keith Shear.
Date:
12/12/2013
Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel

Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel

Description
Professor Karin Barber's book 'Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel' has won the Paul Hair Prize for "the best critical edition or translation into English of primary source materials on Africa".
Date:
03/12/2013
Innovation and inter-disciplinarity in the study of Ghana's past

Innovation and inter-disciplinarity in the study of Ghana's past

Description
Dr Kate Skinner (DASA) and Dr Wilson Yayoh (University of Cape Coast) convened a four-day workshop in Ghana on the theme of innovation and inter-disciplinarity in the study of that country's past.
Date:
20/11/2013
Crossroads in African Studies conference report

Crossroads in African Studies conference report

Description
A report on the international conference 'Crossroads in African Studies', which took place on 4-6 September 2013 at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
13/11/2013
African Studies PhD Scholarship (Arabic Sources for West African History, West African Manuscripts in the British Library)

African Studies PhD Scholarship (Arabic Sources for West African History, West African Manuscripts in the British Library)

Description
The Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham (incorporating the Centre of West African Studies) and the British Library are pleased to announce a three-year studentship for students commencing their MPhil/PhD in African Studies in September 2014.
Date:
22/10/2013
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