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. 

Spring 2017 

Forthcoming talks

From Institutional Entrepreneurship to Institutional Work: The World Bank in Ghana, 1957-1985

From Institutional Entrepreneurship to Institutional Work: The World Bank in Ghana, 1957-1985
Date
18/10/2017
Description
Seminar by Stephanie Decker (Aston), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.

Africa Talks double session

Africa Talks double session
Date
25/10/2017
Description
Dan Branch (University of Warwick) and Duncan Omanga (Moi University) present.

Contemporary African Cinemas: New genres, aesthetics and themes

Contemporary African Cinemas: New genres, aesthetics and themes
Date
08/11/2017
Description
Seminar by Lizelle Bisschoff (Glasgow), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.

Diaspora communications and humanitarian emergencies: the case of Ebola and the Regent mudslide and the Sierra Leonean diaspora in the UK

Diaspora communications and humanitarian emergencies: the case of Ebola and the Regent mudslide and the Sierra Leonean diaspora in the UK
Date
15/11/2017
Description
Seminar by David Rubyan-Ling (Birmingham), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.

Communal Labour and Road Construction in Osun Division of Southwestern Nigeria, 1900-1960

Communal Labour and Road Construction in Osun Division of Southwestern Nigeria, 1900-1960
Date
22/11/2017
Description
Seminar by Abiodun Ajayi (Adeyemi College of Education and SOAS, University of London), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.

Beyond Fetishism: Mmanwu and the Politics of Postcoloniality

Beyond Fetishism: Mmanwu and the Politics of Postcoloniality
Date
29/11/2017
Description
Seminar by Chuu Krydz Ikwuemesi (University of Nigeria, Nsukka and SOAS, University of London), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.

What happens after transitional justice? An analysis of Sierra Leone

What happens after transitional justice? An analysis of Sierra Leone
Date
06/12/2017
Description
Seminar by Laura Martin (Birmingham), part of the Africa Talks Autumn 2017 seminar series.
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