News from African Studies and Anthropology

Research Council Studentships Available to Support Doctoral Research

Research Council Studentships Available to Support Doctoral Research

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The Department of African Studies and Anthropology is inviting applications for studentships as part of the AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities (M4C) and the ESRC-funded Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnerships
Date:
Thursday 24 October 2019
Women's rights as international human rights: Justice Annie Jiagge of Ghana

Women's rights as international human rights: Justice Annie Jiagge of Ghana

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Dr Kate Skinner reflects on the extraordinary life of the late Annie Jiagge, and its implications for Ghanaian women's activism for the 'Archive of Activism: gender and public history in postcolonial Ghana' blog.
Date:
Tuesday 23 July 2019
Addis Ababa's street hustlers helped build the city – now they're being pushed out

Addis Ababa's street hustlers helped build the city – now they're being pushed out

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Marco Di Nunzio writes for The Conversation.
Date:
Monday 8 July 2019
'Vicky is entitled to her views, just as i am to mine': Public discourse on the International Women's Year in Ghana

'Vicky is entitled to her views, just as i am to mine': Public discourse on the International Women's Year in Ghana

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A blog post by Jovia Salifu, postdoctoral researcher on the 'Archive of Activism: gender and public history in postcolonial Ghana' project
Date:
Friday 24 May 2019
South African families set to benefit from clearer understanding of property law

South African families set to benefit from clearer understanding of property law

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Families living in South Africa's former black townships are set to benefit from clearer understanding and fresh consideration of the laws on property and inheritance.
Date:
Monday 25 March 2019
Short Cuts

Short Cuts

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Birmingham historian Dr Sadiah Qureshi writes for the London Review of Books about the Royal Historical Society report 'Race, Ethnicity and Equality in UK History'
Date:
Friday 16 November 2018
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
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