Africa talks Spring 2020


  • 29 January: Visual arts and poetry of South Sudanese artist Severino Matti: documenting civil war through creative arts. Zoe Cormack, University of Oxford
  • 5 February: Decolonising African Studies and/through Film. Lindiwe Dowey, School of Oriental and African Studies
  • 12 February: Poetry Reading: African identity in the diaspora. Femi Oyebode, University of Birmingham
  • 26 February: Late Postcoloniality: The Postcolonial Condition in 21st Century Portuguese-speaking Africa Emanuelle Santos, University of Birmingham
  • 4 March: Title TBC. Tunde Decker, University of Oxford
  • 11 March:  “Seeing Like an Enclave”: Topographies of power in Maputo, Mozambique. Jason Sumich, University of Essex
  • 18 March: Title TBC. Claire Mercer, London School of Economics
  • 25 March: Africa and Music in the Americas: Two case studies of early sources. Nicholas Gebhardt, Birmingham City University and Ben Curry, University of Birmingham

Location and time

All talks will take place in the Danford Room on the second floor of the Arts building at 17:00-18:00.

Further information