News from African Studies and Anthropology

Professor of African history elected to the British Academy

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Professor Paulo Fernando de Moraes Farias, Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham has been named among sixty-six of the world's leading minds elected as Fellows of the British Academy yesterday, Thursday 20 July.
Date:
21/07/2017
Marriage in Africa

Marriage in Africa

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BRIHC Scholar Carmen Thompson reports on the Cadbury Conference 2017.
Date:
27/06/2017
Women, the Body and Capitalist Accumulation, Past and Present

Women, the Body and Capitalist Accumulation, Past and Present

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Activist/scholar Silvia Federici speaks of women's bodies as the last frontier of capitalist development and a major ground of feminist struggle. Presented as part of the Cabdury Conference 2017, with support from BRIHC.
Date:
05/06/2017
Ken Post 1939-2017

Ken Post 1939-2017

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The Department of African Studies and Anthropology is sorry to announce the death of Ken Post.
Date:
31/03/2017
Confessions of a Courtesan: print culture in colonial Lagos

Confessions of a Courtesan: print culture in colonial Lagos

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Professor Karin Barber delivers a lecture in the BRIHC Spring Series (video recording).
Date:
23/03/2017
UG dissertation poster conference

UG dissertation poster conference

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This semester, students and staff from across History and Cultures came together to celebrate the dissertation research being undertaken by our undergraduates.
Date:
09/03/2017
Postgraduate Coffee Morning – JHAC

Postgraduate Coffee Morning – JHAC

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The BRIHC Scholars are holding a coffee morning on Wednesday 8th March, in collaboration with the Journal of History and Cultures (JHAC).
Date:
03/03/2017
"What are you reading?": World Book Day 2017 in the College of Arts and Law

"What are you reading?": World Book Day 2017 in the College of Arts and Law

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To celebrate World Book Day, BRIHC scholars took a trip round the College of Arts and Law to find out what people are reading.
Date:
02/03/2017
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