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.

Today We Become: Echoing the Past to Negotiate the Landscape of Postcolony

Today We Become: Echoing the Past to Negotiate the Landscape of Postcolony

Date
24/01/2018
Description
Seminar by Sola Adeyemi (Goldsmiths, University of London), part of the Africa Talks Spring 2018 seminar series.
School of History and Cultures UG Dissertation Poster Showcase

School of History and Cultures UG Dissertation Poster Showcase

Date
26/01/2018
Description
Undergraduates from across History and Cultures showcase their dissertation research
Colonialism, Political Transition and Politics of Redress in Nigeria

Colonialism, Political Transition and Politics of Redress in Nigeria

Date
31/01/2018
Description
Seminar by Hakeem Yusuf (University of Birmingham ), part of the Africa Talks Spring 2018 seminar series.
Making Concessions: Power and Ecstasis in the Congolese rainforest

Making Concessions: Power and Ecstasis in the Congolese rainforest

Date
07/02/2018
Description
Seminar by Thomas Hendriks (University of Oxford), part of the Africa Talks Spring 2018 seminar series.
Bureaucracy from Below: Stabilising Land Rights after Zimbabwe's Land Reform Program

Bureaucracy from Below: Stabilising Land Rights after Zimbabwe's Land Reform Program

Date
21/02/2018
Description
Seminar by Leila Sinclair-Bright (University of Edinburgh), part of the Africa Talks Spring 2018 seminar series.
The Struggle over State Power in Zimbabwe: Law and Politics Since 1950

The Struggle over State Power in Zimbabwe: Law and Politics Since 1950

Date
28/02/2018
Description
Seminar by George Karekwaivanane (University of Edinburgh), part of the Africa Talks Spring 2018 seminar series.
Hackers of the Heart: Cons, Virtual Intimacy, and the Sorcery of the Internet in Abidjan

Hackers of the Heart: Cons, Virtual Intimacy, and the Sorcery of the Internet in Abidjan

Date
07/03/2018
Description
Seminar by Sasha Newell (Université Libre de Bruxelles), part of the Africa Talks Spring 2018 seminar series.
Postgraduate Open Day

Postgraduate Open Day

Date
10/03/2018
Description
The University of Birmingham is hosting its next Postgraduate Open Day on Saturday 10 March 2018.
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