Events archive

African Studies Seminar
Robtel Pailey (University of Oxford)
20 October 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Robtel Pailey (University of Oxford) discusses how sedentarist and nomadic metaphyiscs affects citizenship claims for Liberia.
Will Smith (African Studies alumnus)
19 October 2016 - 12:45pm to 2:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Upon graduating last year, African Studies alumnus Will Smith went out and single-handedly raised money to found a unique initiative, an academy in Monrovia, Liberia that drew young people into... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Alexandra Hiropoulos (Wits University)
18 October 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Alexandra Hiropoulos (Wits University) discusses xenophobic violence in this week's South Africa Discussion Group.
African Studies Seminar
Tamar Garb (University of London), Shireen Hassim (Wits University), Helene Neveu Kringelbach (University of London)
13 October 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
African Studies Seminar on the topic 'Teaching Africa', co-hosted by the Centre for Advanced Studies, University of London .
South Africa Discussion Group
Shireen Hassim (Wits University)
11 October 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The South Africa Discussion Group welcome Shireen Hassim (Wits University) to discuss South African Higher Education.
Pete Chonka (Edinburgh)
11 October 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Pete Chonka (Edinburgh) discusses Somalia in the first of this term's Horn of Africa seminar series.
Jonny Steinberg
18 June 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College, Oxford
Britain Zimbabwe Society Research Day in partnership with the African Studies Centre and Zimbabwe Health Training Support (ZHTS). An updated programme is attached (please see below). Further details... Read more
Oxford Africa Annual Lecture
Quman Akli (Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law)
17 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Building lecture room, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
Quman Akli (Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law) is the speaker on 'Engineering a culture of constitutionalism: lessons from Somalia’s journey in... Read more
Jacob Wiebel (Durham University)
14 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
An informal roundtable on approaches to applying the work of James C. Scott to research on Ethiopia.
13 June 2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Please see attached programme for further information.
Lina Fruzzetti (Brown) and Ákos Östör (Wesleyan)
10 June 2016 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
In My Mother’s House A film by Lina Fruzzetti and Ákos Östör Colour, 82 min A screening followed by a panel discussion with the film-makers, Paola Mattei (European Studies Centre) and Jason Mosley (... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Joël Noret (Université Libre Brussels)
9 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Joël Noret (Université Libre Brussels) discusses the social inequalities in education in southern Benin, as part of the African Studies Centre Seminar Series.
8 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
Theme: Perceiving Chinese engagement in Africa: A comparative approach Suggested reading: Steve Hess and Richard Aidoo, ‘Charting the roots of anti-Chinese populism in Africa: A comparison of Zambia... Read more
Meseret Hailu (Denver)
7 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Meseret Hailu (Denver) explores the topic 'Understanding mentorship for women in Ethiopian higher education', as part of the Horn of Africa Seminar Series.
South Africa Discussion Group
Thomas Cousins (Stellenbosch)
6 June 2016 - 12:45pm to 2:45pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
'Amandla and Capacity: Two Regimes of Value in the Timber Plantations of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa' with Thomas Cousins, University of Stellenbosch.

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