News from African Studies and Anthropology

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
Coverage of Sierra Leone's election reflected stereotypes, not reality

Coverage of Sierra Leone's election reflected stereotypes, not reality

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Dr Laura Martin writes for the Conversation
Date:
Monday 23 April 2018
Malinowski Memorial Lecture 2018

Malinowski Memorial Lecture 2018

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DASA's Maxim Bolt has been invited to give the prestigious Malinowski Memorial Lecture 2018 at the London School of Economics (LSE).
Date:
Thursday 8 March 2018
Annual Fage Lecture

Annual Fage Lecture

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This year's Fage Lecture took place on 4 December 2017 and was given by Professor Carolyn Hamilton (University of Cape Town).
Date:
Tuesday 13 February 2018
Dr Jo (Joanna) Skelt (1968-2018)

Dr Jo (Joanna) Skelt (1968-2018)

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It is with great sadness that the Department of African Studies and Anthropology (DASA) announces the loss of Jo Skelt, a colleague, poet, and friend.
Date:
Monday 12 February 2018
Join the school's vibrant research community

Join the school's vibrant research community

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The School of History and Cultures is delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for an outstanding early career researcher to join the school's vibrant research community on a two year research fellowship, starting in September 2018.
Date:
Thursday 8 February 2018
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