Africa Talks Autumn Seminars 2021

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

An African city at sunset

Africa Talks Research Seminars
Spring 2021Date

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

Dr George Bob-Milliar, Kwame Nkrumah University for Science and Technology (register here)
[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 (register here)

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 (register here)

Wed 10 Nov 3.15pm

Struggle for Legitimacy and Control

Dr Nathalie Raunet, Free University Berlin (register here)

Wed 17 Nov 3.15pm

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 (register here)

Wed 24 Nov 3 - 5 pm

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 (register here)

[event in collaboration with MASH]

Wed 1 Dec 3.15pm

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

Please use the links provided to register in advance.