Events archive

South Africa Discussion Group
Hannah Dawson (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford)
20 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ODID, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Rd, Music Room
Galia Sabar ( TAU & Ruppin)
20 February 2018 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
Ground Floor Seminar Room, SIAS, 11 Bevington Road
African Studies Seminar
Michaela Collord (University of Oxford)
15 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The Tanzanian Bunge was long judged one of the weakest parliaments in a region where the legislature is often dismissed as a “sideshow”. Yet between 2005 and 2015, Bunge repeatedly forced then... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Jason Robinson (Oxford Analytica)
13 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ODID, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Rd, Music Room
African Studies Seminar
Justin Pearce (University of Cambridge)
8 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
St Antony's College, Pavilion Room
The endurance and indeed the growing electoral support manifested by the Angolan opposition party UNITA since its defeat as an armed movement in 2002 defies generally gloomy prognoses both for... Read more
Farai Maguwu (Zimbabwe Centre for Natural Resource Governance), in association with Initiatives of Change & Human Rights Watch
6 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ODID, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Rd, Music Room
African Studies Seminar
Portia Roelofs (London School of Economics)
1 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
St Antony's College, Pavilion Room
This talk argues for the need for a new approach to the study of African Politics that takes seriously the role of ideas, values and ideology, before offering an example of what this might look like... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
30 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ODID, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Rd, Music Room
Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh is a Dphil student in International Relations at Oxford, and he is currently living in South Africa where he is also an author, political analyst and musician
Haim Yacobi (UCL)
30 January 2018 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
Ground Floor Seminar Room, SIAS, 11 Bevington Road
African Studies Seminar
Folashadé Soulé
25 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This paper is a cross-disciplinary study of the bureaucratic politics of negotiation by small states engaged in asymmetrical relations with larger states. It studies the negotiating tactics and... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
William Beinart
23 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ODID, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Rd, Music Room
African Studies Seminar
Professor Christopher Clapham
18 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This talk ascribes the distinctive character of the Horn (taken to encompass Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Somaliland) firstly to its topography, and secondly to its place as the region... Read more