Research seminars

Women from Nania performing songs at the Pikworo slave camp. Photo: Emmanuel Saboro

 

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

Forthcoming talks

Marching with the times: Economic numbers and templates in 1960s Ghana

Marching with the times: Economic numbers and templates in 1960s Ghana
Date
01/02/2023
Description
Africa Talks seminar given by Gerardo Serra, University of Manchester

Defending the Defenceless Brutes: Animal Nigerians and the Politics of Metropolitan Emotions

Defending the Defenceless Brutes: Animal Nigerians and the Politics of Metropolitan Emotions
Date
15/02/2023
Description
Africa Talks seminar given by Saheed Aderinto, Florida International University

A History of Nigerian High Fashion: Sade Thomas Fahm and Julie Coker, 1950s-1960s

A History of Nigerian High Fashion: Sade Thomas Fahm and Julie Coker, 1950s-1960s
Date
08/03/2023
Description
Africa Talks seminar given by Mutiat Oladejo, University of Ibadan

'Women Palavers': Marriage, and Gender Struggles in Colonial Abeokuta, Southwestern Nigeria

'Women Palavers': Marriage, and Gender Struggles in Colonial Abeokuta, Southwestern Nigeria
Date
22/03/2023
Description
Africa Talks seminar given by Morenikeji Asaaju, University of Birmingham

The Ideological Scramble for Africa: How the pursuit of Anticolonial Modernity shaped a Postcolonial Order, 1945-1966

The Ideological Scramble for Africa: How the pursuit of Anticolonial Modernity shaped a Postcolonial Order, 1945-1966
Date
19/04/2023
Description
Africa Talks seminar given by Frank Gerits, Utrecht University

New Africanist Perspectives on the British Colonial ''Migrated Archives''

New Africanist Perspectives on the British Colonial ''Migrated Archives''
Date
03/05/2023
Description
Africa Talks seminar given by Tim Livsey, Northumbria University
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