Events archive

African Studies Seminar
Adriaan Van Klinken, University of Leeds
16 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
In February 2016, a group of Nairobi-based artists under the name Art Attack released a music video titled Same Love . They described it as ‘a Kenyan song about same sex rights’, while at the same... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Colin Bundy (University of Oxford)
14 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The South Africa Discussion Group are delighted to welcome back Colin Bundy for the seminar 'History, biography - and how do you solve a problem like Mandela?'.
African Studies Seminar
Naluwembe Binaisa, University College London
9 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Co-hosted with the International Migration Institute Lagos is known for the speed of its vibrant business and trade sector, one of the largest economies in Africa and a magnate for continued... Read more
Hassan Mwakimako (Pwani University College)
7 February 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
South Africa Discussion Group
Sean Morrow (University of Fort Hare)
7 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Book launch of 'The Fires Beneath: The Life of Monica Wilson, South African Anthropologist' with Sean Morrow, as part of the South Africa Discussion Group.
African Studies Seminar
Douglas Johnson
2 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Africa’s newest nation has a long history. Often considered remote and isolated from the rest of Africa, and usually associated with the violence of slavery and civil war, South Sudan has been an... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Tembeka Ngcukaitobi (Legal Resources Centre and Johannesburg Bar)
31 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The South Africa Discussion Group welcomes Tembeka Ngcukaitobi to discuss how foundations for human right laws in South Africa were laid by black lawyers in the late 19th-early 20th century.
African Studies Seminar
Yu Qiu, University of Cambridge
26 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
In the Nigerian community in Guangzhou City (China), a metropolitan city that witnesses the influx of African migrants and the growth of transnational trade between China and Africa, many Nigerian... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Sharlene Swartz (Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria)
24 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Prof. Sharlene Swartz discusses social restitution in South Africa in this week's Discussion Group.
Martin Plaut (Institute of Commonwealth Studies)
24 January 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
African Studies Seminar
Sara Dorman, University of Edinburgh
19 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Understanding Zimbabwe’s trajectory from liberation to authoritarianism requires drawing on a broad set of debates that incorporate citizenship, voice, and nation-building, as well as the more... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Kate O'Regan (University of Oxford)
17 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The South Africa Discussion Group is delighted to welcome Kate O'Regan to discuss the topic 'A Forum for Reason: South Africa’s Constitutional Court' in the first seminar of Hilary term. Professor... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Miles Larmer (University of Oxford)
2 December 2016 - 5:00pm
Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty, Old Boy’s High School, George Street
Please note this seminar will be held in the Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty, Old Boy’s High School, George Street
African Studies Seminar
Thomas Hendriks (University of Oxford)
24 November 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Thomas Hendriks, Departmental Lecturer at the African Studies Centre, discusses the topic ‘Queer provocations, nightlife and popular culture in Kinshasa’.
South Africa Discussion Group
Salim Vally (University of Johannesburg)
22 November 2016 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

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