Events archive

African Studies Seminar
Miles Larmer (University of Oxford), Ramon Sarro (University of Oxford), Violette Pouillard (Université Libre Brussels), Eva Schalbroek (University of Cambridge), Nicole Eggers (Loyola University)
2 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
How and in what ways did colonies compare? This roundtable event brings together four researchers - Nicole Eggers (Loyola), Miles Larmer (Oxford), Violette Pouillard (ULB) and Eva Schalbroek (... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Jonny Steinberg
31 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Jonny Steinberg, African Studies Centre, leads the South Africa Discussion Group on the topic "‘Why is Murder Not a Crime in South Africa?’ On why some categories of people are killable"
African Studies Seminar
Marissa Moorman (Indiana University)
26 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Nationalizing radio is the topic of Marissa Moorman's (Indiana University) discussion at this event, part of the African Studies Centre Seminar Series.
25 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
Theme: Understanding Chinese migrants in Africa: South Africa as case study Suggested reading: Yoon Jung Park, ‘Boundaries, borders and borderland constructions: Chinese in contemporary South Africa... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Tim Wilson
24 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
South Africa Discussion Group is joined by Tim Wilson (Fort Hare University) to discuss the impact that oppression has on survivors' ability to lead others.
Judy El-Bushra (SOAS)
24 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
The Horn of Africa explores the impact of war on Somali men with Judy El-Bushra (SOAS, University of London).
African Studies Seminar
Marcia Schenck (Princeton University)
19 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Marcia Schenck (Princeton University) discusses the topic “Memories of Angolan and Mozambican contract labourers to the German Democratic Republic: uncovering translocal life and work histories... Read more
Dr Edmund Yorke (Sandhurst)
18 May 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Biography Dr Edmund Yorke is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of War Studies at The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. He originally studied for a BA in Modern History and International... Read more
Catherine Besteman (Colby College)
17 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House (ODID), 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
The Horn of Africa Seminar welcomes Catherine Besteman (Colby College) for a book launch and discussion on 'Making refuge - Somali Bantu refugees and Lewiston, Maine'.
South Africa Discussion Group
Colin Bundy
17 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Colin Bundy (Oxford University) discusses the dimensions, distributions and policy dilemmas of poverty in South Africa with the South Africa Discussion Group.
13 May 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
On May 13th 12.00 – 13.00, we are screening the short film “Republic of the Mind” with short presentation by Directors Jack Davis and Marcia C. Schenck (MSc 2009/10) and time for Q&A. Venue:... Read more
Anne Pitcher (University of Michigan)
12 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Anne Pitcher (University of Michigan) discusses the opinions of urban Angolans on public goods delivery and government performance, as part of the African Studies Centre Seminar Series.
South Africa Discussion Group
Martin Murray
10 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Our South Africa Discussion Group welcomes Martin Murray, University of Michigan, to discuss the private security and evolution of extended security networks in Johannesburg.
Balázs Szélinger (Independent)
3 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Book launch and discussion on 'Fascist Italian Brutality in Ethiopia, 1935-1937' with Balázs Szélinger.
African Studies Seminar
Mark Goldring, CEO Oxfam GB, Dr Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, Kevin Watkins, Executive Director of the Overseas Development Institute., Nic Cheeseman, African Studies Centre
3 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Building lecture room, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
This event, bringing together the shared expertise of Oxfam and the University of Oxford’s African Studies Centre, will discuss the notion of fair tax in the context of a growing inequality crisis.... Read more

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