News from African Studies and Anthropology

Doing Black History in the West Midlands

Doing Black History in the West Midlands

Description
Black History in the Midlands and Beyond: Connections and Context, event report
Date:
27/10/2017
University of Birmingham Hosts Africa Writes Event

University of Birmingham Hosts Africa Writes Event

Description
The Africa Writes festival is an annual celebration of contemporary literature from Africa and the diaspora brought to you by The Royal African Society. This year the University of Birmingham hosted a strand of the Africa Writes Festival last week
Date:
19/10/2017
Black History Month Blog Launch

Black History Month Blog Launch

Description
The College of Arts and Law have launched a new blog to celebrate the culture and histories of black and minority ethnic communities.
Date:
16/10/2017
ASAUK celebrates the work of Karin Barber

ASAUK celebrates the work of Karin Barber

Description
The ASAUK 2018 conference celebrates the diversity and interdisciplinarity of the study of Africa - to build networks among scholars interested in similar topics or fields, the conference includes several thematic streams, with one dedicated to celebrating the work of Professor Karin Barber.
Date:
16/10/2017

From Ethnographic Knowledge to Anthropological Intelligence

Description
An article by Insa Nolte, Keith Shear and Kevin A. Yelvington for the Journal of History and Anthropology.
Date:
03/08/2017

Professor of African history elected to the British Academy

Description
Professor Paulo Fernando de Moraes Farias, Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham has been named among sixty-six of the world's leading minds elected as Fellows of the British Academy yesterday, Thursday 20 July.
Date:
21/07/2017
Marriage in Africa

Marriage in Africa

Description
BRIHC Scholar Carmen Thompson reports on the Cadbury Conference 2017.
Date:
27/06/2017
Women, the Body and Capitalist Accumulation, Past and Present

Women, the Body and Capitalist Accumulation, Past and Present

Description
Activist/scholar Silvia Federici speaks of women's bodies as the last frontier of capitalist development and a major ground of feminist struggle. Presented as part of the Cabdury Conference 2017, with support from BRIHC.
Date:
05/06/2017
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