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.

Shaping Muslim Identities in West Africa, Past and Present

Shaping Muslim Identities in West Africa, Past and Present

Date
01/06/2016
Description
Seminar given by Professor Louis Brenner, part of the 2016 Cadbury Workshop series.
Commemorations of the birth of Prophet Muhammad or Mawlid in northern Ivory Coast: between reislamisation, socialization and political legitimacy

Commemorations of the birth of Prophet Muhammad or Mawlid in northern Ivory Coast: between reislamisation, socialization and political legitimacy

Date
08/06/2016
Description
Seminar given by Dr Issouf Binaté, part of the 2016 Cadbury Workshop series.
Youth and being Muslim in Senegal

Youth and being Muslim in Senegal

Date
15/06/2016
Description
Seminar given by Dr Abdourahmane Seck, part of the 2016 Cadbury Workshop series.
Timbuktu's intellectual and social histories

Timbuktu's intellectual and social histories

Date
28/06/2016
Description
Seminar given by Dr Mohamed Said Mathee, part of the 2016 Cadbury Workshop series.
Cadbury Conference 2016: Bodies of text - learning to be Muslim in West Africa

Cadbury Conference 2016: Bodies of text - learning to be Muslim in West Africa

Date
30/06/2016 - 01/07/2016
Description
Two day interdisciplinary international Cadbury conference.
BRIHC: Thinking through material loss

BRIHC: Thinking through material loss

Date
05/10/2016
Description
A discussion event to consider the usefulness of 'material loss' as an analytical framework.
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