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

An African city at sunset

Invocation of ‘Political’ Curses: Informalization of Party Politics in Ghana

Dr George Bob-Milliar, Kwame Nkrumah University for Science and Technology
[event in collaboration with MASH]

Wed 6 Oct 3.15pm

Labouring in Hype: Tanzanian Technologists and Digital Health in an Era of Techno-Optimism

Dr Tom Neumark, University of Oslo

Wed 13 Oct 3.15pm

Differing Agendas between Colonial Officials and Local Actors in Colonial Education Provision and Expansion in the Gold Coast,1918 - 1957 

Dr Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, University of Bristol

Struggle for Legitimacy and Control

Dr Nathalie Raunet, Free University Berlin

Annual Fage Lecture: The Time of Letters: Epistolarity and Nigerian Newsprint Cultures, 1920s-1960s

Professor Stephanie Newell, Yale University

Discussant: Professor Dame Karin Barber CBE, FBA, University of

Birmingham and London School of Economics

Michael Sata, Party Branding, and the Politics of Historical Memory in Zambia, c. 2001-2011

Dr Sishuwa Sishuwa, University of Cape Town and University of Zambia 

[event in collaboration with MASH]

3:15-4:45 pm (UK) via Zoom unless otherwise stated 

Please use the links provided to register in advance.