Events in African Studies and Anthropology

The Department of African Studies and Anthropology has an extensive programme of events throughout the year including regular seminars and talks, visiting writers and the annual Cadbury Conference.

Nation-making at the Border: Zambian Diplomacy in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Nation-making at the Border: Zambian Diplomacy in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Date
27/09/2017
Description
Seminar by Miles Larmer (Oxford), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.
Achieving Contextual Sentencing in the court room in Uganda through Community  Impact Statements: whither kinship justice?

Achieving Contextual Sentencing in the court room in Uganda through Community Impact Statements: whither kinship justice?

Date
04/10/2017
Description
Seminar by Maureen Mapp (Birmingham), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.
Soldiers in Revolt: Army Mutinies in Africa

Soldiers in Revolt: Army Mutinies in Africa

Date
11/10/2017
Description
Seminar by Maggie Dwyer (Edinburgh), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.
From Institutional Entrepreneurship to Institutional Work: The World Bank in Ghana, 1957-1985

From Institutional Entrepreneurship to Institutional Work: The World Bank in Ghana, 1957-1985

Date
18/10/2017
Description
Seminar by Stephanie Decker (Aston), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.
Africa Talks double session

Africa Talks double session

Date
25/10/2017
Description
Dan Branch (University of Warwick) and Duncan Omanga (Moi University) present.
Contemporary African Cinemas: New genres, aesthetics and themes

Contemporary African Cinemas: New genres, aesthetics and themes

Date
08/11/2017
Description
Seminar by Lizelle Bisschoff (Glasgow), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.
Diaspora communications and humanitarian emergencies: the case of Ebola and the Regent mudslide and the Sierra Leonean diaspora in the UK

Diaspora communications and humanitarian emergencies: the case of Ebola and the Regent mudslide and the Sierra Leonean diaspora in the UK

Date
15/11/2017
Description
Seminar by David Rubyan-Ling (Birmingham), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.
Communal Labour and Road Construction in Osun Division of Southwestern Nigeria, 1900-1960

Communal Labour and Road Construction in Osun Division of Southwestern Nigeria, 1900-1960

Date
22/11/2017
Description
Seminar by Abiodun Ajayi (Adeyemi College of Education and SOAS, University of London), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.
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