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.

The arts of oil: a cultural history of Port Harcourt

The arts of oil: a cultural history of Port Harcourt

Date
13/11/2019
Description
David Pratten, University of Oxford speaks on The arts of oil: a cultural history of Port Harcourt
Independence as Rupture, Continuity or Transition? Gendering Citizenship and Decolonising Justice in 1960s Ghana

Independence as Rupture, Continuity or Transition? Gendering Citizenship and Decolonising Justice in 1960s Ghana

Date
19/11/2019
Description
Kate Skinner (DASA) delivers the BRIHC lecture.
Book talk: Tales of hope, tastes of bitterness: Chinese road builders in Ethiopia.

Book talk: Tales of hope, tastes of bitterness: Chinese road builders in Ethiopia.

Date
20/11/2019
Description
Miriam Driessen, University of Oxford, University of Birmingham speaks on Book talk: Tales of hope, tastes of bitterness: Chinese road builders in Ethiopia.
Late Postcoloniality: The Postcolonial Condition in 21st Century Portuguese-speaking Africa.

Late Postcoloniality: The Postcolonial Condition in 21st Century Portuguese-speaking Africa.

Date
27/11/2019
Description
Emanuelle Santos, University of Birmingham speaks on Late Postcoloniality: The Postcolonial Condition in 21st Century Portuguese-speaking Africa.
Book talk: Nairobi in the Making : Landscapes of Time and Urban Belonging.

Book talk: Nairobi in the Making : Landscapes of Time and Urban Belonging.

Date
04/12/2019
Description
Constance Smith, University of Manchester speaks on Book talk: Nairobi in the Making : Landscapes of Time and Urban Belonging.
'You Have to Have Someone': Domestic Service, Gender and Economic Decline in Zambia

'You Have to Have Someone': Domestic Service, Gender and Economic Decline in Zambia

Date
11/12/2019
Description
Sacha Hepburn, University of Warwick speaks on 'You Have to Have Someone': Domestic Service, Gender and Economic Decline in Zambia
The Colonialism of Neoliberal Gentrification

The Colonialism of Neoliberal Gentrification

Date
23/01/2020
Description
John Munro (History) delivers the BRIHC lecture.
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