News from African Studies and Anthropology

10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

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We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.
Date:
Thursday 1 November 2018
Iraqi and Syrian refugee women in Jordan and gender activism in Ghana

Iraqi and Syrian refugee women in Jordan and gender activism in Ghana

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Grants totalling £549,585 awarded by the British Academy (BA) through its Sustainable Development Programme 2018.
Date:
Tuesday 2 October 2018
Doing Conferences Differently

Doing Conferences Differently

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Ilya Afanasyev, Nicholas Evans and Nicholas Matheou on the possibility of another kind of academic conference in this latest Verso blog post
Date:
Friday 21 September 2018
ASA UK Conference - University of Birmingham 11-13 September 2018

ASA UK Conference - University of Birmingham 11-13 September 2018

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The University of Birmingham is hosting the 27th biennial conference of the African Studies Association of the UK (ASAUK).
Date:
Monday 10 September 2018
An African games studio and a Nigerian fighting game based on African mythology

An African games studio and a Nigerian fighting game based on African mythology

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Tessa Pijnaker talks to Akdogan Ali – Founder of game development studio Black Ring - for her third post on African superheroes for the Africa in Words blog.
Date:
Thursday 19 July 2018
African superheroes in the 1970s and '80s: a historical perspective

African superheroes in the 1970s and '80s: a historical perspective

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Second in Tessa Pijnaker's series of blogposts for Africa in Words.
Date:
Tuesday 12 June 2018
What is an African superhero?

What is an African superhero?

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Tessa Pijnaker, PhD student in African Studies and Anthropology, writes for the Africa in Words blog.
Date:
Monday 4 June 2018
The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland

The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland

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Kate Skinner audio interview with the New Books Network.
Date:
Thursday 17 May 2018
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