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Africa Talks Autumn seminar programme

Africa Talks Autumn seminar programme

Description
The Africa Talks restart this Autumn with a series of lectures on 'Class in Africa'. The idea is to revisit old debates and connect them to new research on questions of class: in what ways, if any, is the concept of class relevant to African societies?
Date:
01/10/2013
The Fage Lecture 2013: African Economic History in the Longue Durée from a Global Perspective

The Fage Lecture 2013: African Economic History in the Longue Durée from a Global Perspective

Description
The first Fage Lecture a double lecture delivered by Professor Anthony G. Hopkins and Professor Gareth Austin, followed by a response by Professor Robin Law.
Date:
21/09/2013
Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Cape Coast and the University of Birmingham

Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Cape Coast and the University of Birmingham

Description
DASA signs a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Cape Coast and the University of Birmingham to facilitates exchanges of staff and students across a range of subjects at the two institutions.
Date:
30/07/2013
London Anthropology Day

London Anthropology Day

Description
DASA takes part in the 2013 London Anthropology Day
Date:
17/07/2013
Morten Jerven: Poor Numbers: How We are Misled by African Development

Morten Jerven: Poor Numbers: How We are Misled by African Development

Description
How much do we really know about African economies? How is real GDP measured by the national statistical offices of African countries? Is African development policy based on fact or fiction?
Date:
08/07/2013
Our Africa - alumni magazine 2013

Our Africa - alumni magazine 2013

Description
The latest edition of our alumni magazine is now available featuring research, events, student experiences and much more.
Date:
05/07/2013
African Studies, Anthropology and Development at Birmingham

African Studies, Anthropology and Development at Birmingham

Description
June 2013 open day talk given by Dr Maxim Bolt
Date:
02/07/2013
Jack Harris in wartime

Jack Harris in wartime

Description
A British Academy grant is enabling the exploration of ethnography and intelligence through the wartime career of American anthropologist Jack Harris.
Date:
12/06/2013
Beyond the National Archives: researching Ghana's past

Beyond the National Archives: researching Ghana's past

Description
The British Academy has awarded the sizeable sum of £26,000 to an exciting new collaboration between Dr Kate Skinner and Dr Wilson Yayoh (University of Cape Coast, Ghana)
Date:
10/06/2013
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 and the British Library are pleased to announce a three-year scholarship for students commencing their MPhil/PhD in African Studies in September 2013.
Date:
23/05/2013
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