Africa talks Spring 2021


  • 10 Feb 2021 Same clan relationships: between exogamy rules and the right to marry. Maureen Mapp (University of Birmingham). 

  • 17 Feb 2021 “You have a lot to answer”: human rights, matriliny, and the mediation of family conflicts at the Department of Social Welfare in Ghana Jovia Salifu (University of Birmingham and Institute of African Studies, Ghana).

  • 3 March 2021 Sango, the dream of Lagos and contested Naija modernities. Rotimi Fasan (Osun State University)Population control in Ghana's twentieth century. 

  • 16 March 2021 Holly Ashford (University of Cambridge). In collaboration with the Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures.

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