Events in African Studies and Anthropology

The Department of African Studies and Anthropology has an extensive programme of events throughout the year including regular seminars and talks, visiting writers and the annual Cadbury Conference.

Black History in the Midlands and Beyond: Connections and Context

Black History in the Midlands and Beyond: Connections and Context

Date
25/10/2017
Description
Roundtable discussion. Part of our Black History Month events.
Africa Talks double session

Africa Talks double session

Date
25/10/2017
Description
Dan Branch (University of Warwick) and Duncan Omanga (Moi University) present.
Contemporary African Cinemas: New genres, aesthetics and themes

Contemporary African Cinemas: New genres, aesthetics and themes

Date
08/11/2017
Description
Seminar by Lizelle Bisschoff (Glasgow), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.

Post-conflict Transition(s) to Normality: Individual Stories from Sierra Leone.

Date
13/11/2017
Description
Laura Martin speaks as part of the 'Self/Personhood/Ego' series of events.
Diaspora communications and humanitarian emergencies: the case of Ebola and the Regent mudslide and the Sierra Leonean diaspora in the UK

Diaspora communications and humanitarian emergencies: the case of Ebola and the Regent mudslide and the Sierra Leonean diaspora in the UK

Date
15/11/2017
Description
Seminar by David Rubyan-Ling (Birmingham), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.
Communal Labour and Road Construction in Osun Division of Southwestern Nigeria, 1900-1960

Communal Labour and Road Construction in Osun Division of Southwestern Nigeria, 1900-1960

Date
22/11/2017
Description
Seminar by Abiodun Ajayi (Adeyemi College of Education and SOAS, University of London), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.
Beyond Fetishism: Mmanwu and the Politics of Postcoloniality

Beyond Fetishism: Mmanwu and the Politics of Postcoloniality

Date
29/11/2017
Description
Seminar by Chuu Krydz Ikwuemesi (University of Nigeria, Nsukka and SOAS, University of London), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.
What happens after transitional justice? An analysis of Sierra Leone

What happens after transitional justice? An analysis of Sierra Leone

Date
06/12/2017
Description
Seminar by Laura Martin (Birmingham), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.
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