Research seminars

Women from Nania performing songs at the Pikworo slave camp. Photo: Emmanuel Saboro

The Department of African Studies and  Anthropology hosts regular open seminars and talks throughout the year. 

Autumn 2014

 

Forthcoming talks

The art of life and death in Uganda

The art of life and death in Uganda
Date
01/10/2014
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Andrew Irving (University of Manchester).

Contemporary dance, self and social mobility in urban Senegal.

Contemporary dance, self and social mobility in urban Senegal.
Date
08/10/2014
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Hélène Neveu Kringelbach (University of Oxford).

Be graceful, patient, ever prayerful': negotiating femininity, respect and the religious

Be graceful, patient, ever prayerful': negotiating femininity, respect and the religious
Date
15/10/2014
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Juliet Gilbert (University of Birmingham).

Oil and rural infrastructure development

Oil and rural infrastructure development
Date
22/10/2014
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Babajide Ololajulo (University of Ibadan, Leventis Fellow).

Dokta Waziri Omari Nyange: fifty years of intervention in Tanzanian nation building

Dokta Waziri Omari Nyange: fifty years of intervention in Tanzanian nation building
Date
29/10/2014
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Maria Suriano (University of Witswatersrand).

Structure, function, and text of Iregun music in Yagbaland, Kogi State, Nigeria.

Structure, function, and text of Iregun music in Yagbaland, Kogi State, Nigeria.
Date
12/11/2014
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Titus Olusegun Stephen (Obafemi Awolowo University, Leventis Fellow).

Getting rich in rural Hausaland

Getting rich in rural Hausaland
Date
19/11/2014
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Paul Clough (University of Malta).

The Fage Lecture 2014

The Fage Lecture 2014
Date
26/11/2014
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Paul Nugent (University of Edinburgh).
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