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.

Aliens, Citizens, and Rights: Zimbabwe's Citizenship Law since Independence

Aliens, Citizens, and Rights: Zimbabwe's Citizenship Law since Independence

Date
05/10/2016
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Zoe Groves (University of Cambridge)
Trauma and the Epic in Francophone and Anglophone Caribbean Literature

Trauma and the Epic in Francophone and Anglophone Caribbean Literature

Date
12/10/2016
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Jason Allen (University of Leeds).
BRIHC: Thinking through 'loss'

BRIHC: Thinking through 'loss'

Date
19/10/2016
Description
A discussion event to consider the usefulness of 'material loss' as an analytical framework.
Femi Oyebode reads from his poetry

Femi Oyebode reads from his poetry

Date
19/10/2016
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Femi Oyebode (University of Birmingham).
Writing about the "Other" in Africa: reflections from the 16th century

Writing about the "Other" in Africa: reflections from the 16th century

Date
26/10/2016
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by John Chesworth (University of Birmingham).
Artificial nations: disappeared states, post-colonial borders and methodological nationalism

Artificial nations: disappeared states, post-colonial borders and methodological nationalism

Date
27/10/2016
Description
A BRIHC workshop exploring 'artificial nations' - states either disappeared or in existence today that are perceived as contrary to their 'natural' disposition, whether by origin or borders.
The United Nations and Sanctions against South Africa, 1946-1965

The United Nations and Sanctions against South Africa, 1946-1965

Date
09/11/2016
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Simon Stevens (University of Cambridge).
MCH BRIHC: Forests, Fields, and Peasant Revolution: The 'Green Cadres' and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire

MCH BRIHC: Forests, Fields, and Peasant Revolution: The 'Green Cadres' and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire

Date
16/11/2016
Description
Seminar by Jakub Beneš (University of Oxford).
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