Events archive

South Africa Discussion Group
Crispian Olver (Author of 'How to steal a city')
22 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
CRISPIAN OLVER’S career as liberation activist, government bureaucrat and academic has been intimately involved in South Africa’s transition to democracy and state formation process. While practising... Read more
Hussain Abdullahi Mahmoud (Technical University of Mombasa)
22 May 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
African Studies Centre Seminar Room
The pastoral livestock trade in the Horn of Africa is highly dynamic. Animals are traded and moved within countries, across national borders and beyond the region for export – principally to the... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Mai Hassan (University of Michigan)
17 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The government faces a principal–agent problem with lower-level state officers. Officers are often expected to use the state coercive capacity endowed to them to politically benefit the government.... Read more
Dan Mains (University of Oklahoma)
15 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
African Studies Centre Seminar Room
African Studies Seminar
Elizabeth Ewart (University of Oxford) & Wolde Tadesse (University of Oxford)
10 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Enset ( ensete ventricosum; Abyssinian banana), uniquely domesticated in Ethiopia, sustains upwards of 20 million people in southern Ethiopia. It also feeds a sizeable animal population and is in... Read more
Hannah Waddilove (University of Warwick)
8 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
African Studies Centre Seminar Room
Devolution introduced new local-level political offices in order to transform Kenyan politics by reducing the high stakes around the presidential race. The controversy over the 2017 presidential... Read more
African Studies Seminar
May-Len Skilbrei (University of Oslo), Erlend Paasche (University of Oslo), Jørgen Carling (Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO))
3 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Convened by: COMPAS and African Studies Venue: Pavilion Room, St Antony’s College Date: 5.00-6.30pm on 3 May 2018 For a country of Nigeria’s size and strategic importance, its migration flows are... Read more
1 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College
Chief Afe Babalola, OFR, CON, LL.D (London) , a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) , is arguably the most successful and most respected living lawyer in Nigeria. He is the founder of Afe Babalola... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Please see programme
25 April 2018 - 12:30pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6JF
Financial sectors across Africa are transforming rapidly, deepening and diversifying, and forging new links across the continent and with global capital markets. Is growing financial integration a... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
NATASHA ERLANK (University of Johannesburg)
24 April 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Most writing on the black press in South African history views Umteteli wa Bantu, established in 1920 and funded by the Native Recruitment Corporation, as a signal for African loss of editorial... Read more
Henok Gabisa (Washington and Lee)
24 April 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
African Studies Centre Seminar Room
This seminar seeks to explain the competing and sometimes conflicting aspirations of the Ethiopian State, and its outcome as it has been displayed in the recent popular protests and demands. It... Read more
13 March 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
African Studies Centre Seminar Room
Popular mobilization, protest & political change in Ethiopia A roundtable discussion with: Blen T. Gemeda (Oxford) Etana H. Dinka (SOAS) Biniam E. Bedasso (Oxford)
9 March 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College, Oxford
How do we approach the questions of governance and development in the context of myriad challenges to human and state security such as the Boko Haram insurgency, lack of access to quality education,... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Dominic Burbidge (University of Oxford)
8 March 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Researching Africa Day
3 March 2018 - 9:00am to 6:30pm
Investcorp Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
Researching Africa Day 2018 18th Annual Researching Africa Day Workshop African Studies Beyond the Binary: Critical Encounters at the Intersection Saturday 3 March 2018, 09:00 – 18:30 St Antony’s... Read more

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