Previous DASA events


25th November - Spirituality and Resistance in the Niger Delta

18th November - The Erotic as Rhetoric of Subversion in Saint Janet's Juju Music

12th November - Muslim Oralcy in West Africa: A Neglected Subject

12th-14th November - Landscapes, sources and intellectual projects in African history: rethinking historical evidence and its interpretation

21st October - The Real Achebe School: Reconsidering the Emergence of First-Generation Nigerian Writing

14th October - Firearms in Nineteenth-Century Central Africa: A Revisionist History

28th May - The Origins and Transmission of Culture (OToC): An interdisciplinary approach

21st May - How is interpretation a form of judgment?: analysis

21st-23rd May - Cadbury Conference 2015: Money Judgments

13th May - The making of an African consumer price index: figures

6th May - Making money circulate - velocity and judgment: fieldwork

29th April - People's judgments of price fluctuation in soft currency economies: records

20th-23rd April - Workshop on interdisciplinary approaches to the present economy

25th March - Becoming local citizens: migrants, the politics of difference and agrarian clientelism in the Gambia

18th March - Zambia's commemoration of Livingstone in 1973: Kaunda, humanism and the politics of the uni-party state

11th March - role of discourse in Zimbabwe's current succession politics

25th February - Black power in Caribbean context

11th February - Alioune Diop and the 1966 Festival mondial des arts nègres: cultural ideology under pressure

4th February - Nyerere in Scotland: the roots of Ujamaa?

28th January - Christian divine healing, zionism, and British imperial networks in Johannesburgh, Transvaal, 1896-1914


11th December - Hiding in plain site: drone culture or sensing Africa remotely

7th December - Workshop: perfecting your PhD application

4th December - Re-thinking race and class in twentieth century South Africa

27th November - War in Northern Uganda: background and effects

20th November - Youth and insecurity in the Niger Delta

30th October - Class and informal economic restructuring

23rd October - East African railways and harbours 1945-60: labour resistance to a 'crisis of accumulation'

22nd October - Adapting to Climate Change: Coping with the Effects of Weather Changes in Rural Sierra Leone

9th October - French perceptions of Algerian society at the onset of colonial conquest (ca.1840-1860)

2nd October - The price of death: understanding the township funeral industry in South Africa

4th September - Panel Discussion

4th-6th September - Crossroads in African Studies

2nd September-29th November - BABEL: An exhibition of images and words by Stewart Brown

17th May-18th June - The Cadbury Conference 2013: African newspaper cultures

19th March - Hiding in plain site: drone culture or sensing Africa remotely

5th March - Urban slums in Durban, South Africa

22nd February - Postgraduate Workshop: sites of memory

5th February - Round Table: focus on sources

30th January - The rule of fear: state violence in colonial Kenya, 1952-1955

23rd January - Round Table: focus on the Danford Collection

15th January - "The idea of the nation was superior to race": transforming racial contours, social attitudes, and decolonizing French Empire from La Réunion 1946-1973

8th January - Conundrums of cash: wage rhythms, wealth circulation and the ethics of the economy on the Zimbabwean-South African border