Events archive

African Studies Seminar
Matteo Rizzo (SOAS)
30 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Book launch: Taken for a Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Matteo Rizzo, SOAS, Department of... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Nomfundo Ramalekana (University of Oxford) , Jason Brickhill (University of Oxford)
28 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Idil Osman (SOAS)
28 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, African Studies Centre, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Discussion & book launch for Media, Diaspora and the Somali Conflict .
African Studies Seminar
Rachel Ibreck (Goldsmiths)
23 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Co-hosted with the Horn of Africa seminar. Civic and legal activists navigate and alter the political landscape during conflict, distinguishing themselves from warring parties and victims. Their... Read more
Dr Miriam Driessen
16 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
China Centre Lecture Theatre
Migratory movements of one population can induce and facilitate migratory practices of another population in unintended and unexpected ways. In this talk Miriam Driessen looks at how a growing flow... Read more
African Studies Seminar
David Brown (Oxford)
16 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This seminar is concerned with policy coherence in a post-conflict society, Liberia. It examines the challenges faced in attempting to develop public policy in ways that both respond to progressive... Read more
Dawit Mesfin (Independent)
14 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, African Studies Centre, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Discussion & book launch for Woldeab Woldemariam: A Visionary Eritrean Patriot, A Biography .
African Studies Seminar
Daisy Onyige (Oxford)
9 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This paper seeks to give an exposé on the association between economic globalisation poverty, and human trafficking in Nigeria. It asks the questions; do global economic inequalities facilitate... Read more
Tim Glawion (GIGA, Hamburg)
7 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, African Studies Centre, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
The Central African Republic, Somalia, and South Sudan share the dubious honour of being ranked the world’s ‘most fragile states’ according to the last four years of the Fragile States Index. Taking... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Gary Kynoch, Dalhousie University
7 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Jean Allman (Washington University in St. Louis)
2 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Please note that this seminar will take place in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, rather than the usual Pavilion Room. The Faculty of History and the African Studies Centre present the Astor Lecture 2017... Read more
Professor Jane Guyer
31 October 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College, Univeristy of Oxford
Jane Guyer is professor Emerita, Department of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University, USA, and author of the acclaimed book, Marginal Gains: Monetary Transactions in Atlantic Africa (2004), among... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Ambassador Jianhua Zhong, Yuzhou Sun
26 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Ambassador Zhong was born in 1950, in Jiangsu, China. After spent five years in a village in Danyang as a peasant, he was sent to study in Beijing Institute of Foreign Language in 1973. Joined the... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Clive Glaser, Wits University
24 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
African Studies Seminar
Michael Jackson (Harvard)
19 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Please note that this seminar will take place in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, rather than the usual Pavilion Room.

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