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. 

Spring 2015

 

Forthcoming talks

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

Christian divine healing, zionism, and British imperial networks in Johannesburgh, Transvaal, 1896-1914
Date
28/01/2015
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Joel Cabrita (University of Cambridge).

Nyerere in Scotland: the roots of Ujamaa?

Nyerere in Scotland: the roots of Ujamaa?
Date
04/02/2015
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Tom Molony (University of Edinburgh).

Alioune Diop and the 1966 Festival mondial des arts nègres: cultural ideology under pressure

Alioune Diop and the 1966 Festival mondial des arts nègres: cultural ideology under pressure
Date
11/02/2015
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Ruth Bush (University of Bristol).

Black power in Caribbean context

Black power in Caribbean context
Date
25/02/2015
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Kate Quinn.

role of discourse in Zimbabwe's current succession politics

role of discourse in Zimbabwe's current succession politics
Date
11/03/2015
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Miles Tendi (University of Oxford).

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

Zambia's commemoration of Livingstone in 1973: Kaunda, humanism and the politics of the uni-party state
Date
18/03/2015
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Joanna Lewis (LSE).

Becoming local citizens: migrants, the politics of difference and agrarian clientelism in the Gambia

Becoming local citizens: migrants, the politics of difference and agrarian clientelism in the Gambia
Date
25/03/2015
Description
Africa Talks Seminar given by Pamela Kea (University of Sussex).
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