The Department of African Studies and Anthropology has over 50 years’ experience and expertise in supporting students from all over the world, including Africa.
10 December 2020
The College of Arts & Law has been awarded a total of three highly prestigious Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowships.
12 November 2020
The Department of African Studies and Anthropology is inviting applications for studentships as part of the AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities and the ESRC-funded Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnerships.
29 October 2020
Last weekend, their interview with grassroots activist Hannah Owusu-Koranteng was awarded the Abena Korantemaa Oral History prize at the Pa Gya festival of the Writers' Project of Ghana.
18 August 2020
Dr Kate Skinner reflects for the Democracy in Africa blog on the 40th anniversary of the key international women's rights treaty, CEDAW.
06 May 2020
John Spall's new book 'Manhood, Morality & the Transformation of Angolan Society: MPLA Veterans & Post-war Dynamics' has been published by Boydell & Brewer Ltd.
29 April 2020
Doctoral researcher, Stacey Kennedy has launched a 10-minute confidential online survey looking at the impact of Covid-19 on the African and African Diaspora visual arts community
20 April 2020
Jovia Salifu points to the under-recognition of Ghanaian woman pioneer, Esther Ocloo, in the history of micro-credit worldwide.
15 April 2020
Dr Rose Mensah-Kutin reflects on COVID-19 and the value placed on women's domestic and reproductive labour.
31 March 2020
Two researchers from the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham have been awarded ERC Advanced Grants as part of €450 million (£400 million) funding for Europe's long-term frontier research.
06 March 2020
Kate Skinner interviews activist-lawyer, Sheila Minkah-Premo, on the past, present and future of the Affirmative Action Bill in Ghana
16 January 2020
Sometimes what doesn't happen is as important as what does. The Archive of Activism project team explains why.
06 January 2020
We are looking for early-career scholars from an African institution whose research would benefit from a residential fellowship of up to four weeks at the University of Birmingham.
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