Events archive

Deborah Pose (University of Cape Town)
19 May 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG
Please refer to the TORCH website in case of last minute venue changes or cancellations The TORCH Race and Resistance programme are hosting a talk on 'Consumerism and the Pragmatics of Race in the... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Dan Paget (Oxford)
18 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
Dan Paget is currently finishing his DPhil at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. He writes on the politics of sub-Saharan Africa in general, and the... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Deborah Posel (University of Cape Town)
16 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
African Studies Seminar
Miriam Driessen (Oxford)
11 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
My paper sheds light on comic narratives of corruption as a form of cultural critique. I ask the question why corruption stories in the context of Chinese-Ethiopian encounters are often infused with... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Paul Ocobock (Notre Dame)
4 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
South Africa Discussion Group
William Beinart (Oxford), Colin Bundy (Oxford)
2 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
A roundtable discussion with a brief introduction by William Beinart and Colin Bundy.
African Studies Seminar
Nic Cheeseman (Birmingham)
27 April 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
We are delighted to welcome Prof Nic Cheeseman, now of the University of Birmingham, to reflect on his outstanding contribution to the study of African politics at Oxford's African Studies Centre and... Read more
Yotam Gidron (Oxford)
25 April 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, African Studies Centre, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
The Horn of Africa Seminar brings together students and scholars interested in examining the region from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. This term, the seminar will look at a variety... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Annette Joseph-Gabriel, University of Arizona (United States)
9 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Black women played an active role in decolonization in the francophone world. However, their voices remain muted in historical narratives of twentieth-century anticolonial movements. This elision of... Read more
Terje Ostebo (University of Florida)
7 March 2017 - 5:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
The Horn of Africa Seminar brings together students and scholars interested in examining the region from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. This term, the seminar will look at a variety... Read more
Researching Africa Day
4 March 2017 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
St Antony's College
Researching Africa Day is an annual one-day conference held by the African Studies Centre at the University of Oxford. At Researching Africa Day, the best graduate students from all over the United... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Filip De Boeck, University of Leuven (Belgium)
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The Belgian anthropologist Filip De Boeck (University of Leuven) will speak about some of the ideas underlying Suturing the City. Living Together in Congo’s Urban Worlds (2016), a book he made in... Read more
Christopher Clapham (Cambridge)
28 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This seminar has been postponed. An update will be provided when the seminar has been rescheduled.
African Studies Seminar
Simidele Dosekun, University of Sussex
23 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This paper draws from a research project on class-privileged young women in Lagos who dress in a ‘spectacularly feminine style’ characterised by the extravagant use of normatively feminine elements... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Rocco Zizzamia (University of Oxford)
21 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Rocco Zizzamia (University of Oxford) focuses on the middle class in South Africa in the last Hilary term seminar of the South Africa Discussion Group.

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