Events archive

25 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
Theme: Understanding Chinese migrants in Africa: South Africa as case study Suggested reading: Yoon Jung Park, ‘Boundaries, borders and borderland constructions: Chinese in contemporary South Africa... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Tim Wilson
24 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
South Africa Discussion Group is joined by Tim Wilson (Fort Hare University) to discuss the impact that oppression has on survivors' ability to lead others.
Judy El-Bushra (SOAS)
24 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
The Horn of Africa explores the impact of war on Somali men with Judy El-Bushra (SOAS, University of London).
African Studies Seminar
Marcia Schenck (Princeton University)
19 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Marcia Schenck (Princeton University) discusses the topic “Memories of Angolan and Mozambican contract labourers to the German Democratic Republic: uncovering translocal life and work histories... Read more
Dr Edmund Yorke (Sandhurst)
18 May 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Biography Dr Edmund Yorke is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of War Studies at The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. He originally studied for a BA in Modern History and International... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Colin Bundy
17 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Colin Bundy (Oxford University) discusses the dimensions, distributions and policy dilemmas of poverty in South Africa with the South Africa Discussion Group.
Catherine Besteman (Colby College)
17 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House (ODID), 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
The Horn of Africa Seminar welcomes Catherine Besteman (Colby College) for a book launch and discussion on 'Making refuge - Somali Bantu refugees and Lewiston, Maine'.
13 May 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
On May 13th 12.00 – 13.00, we are screening the short film “Republic of the Mind” with short presentation by Directors Jack Davis and Marcia C. Schenck (MSc 2009/10) and time for Q&A. Venue:... Read more
Anne Pitcher (University of Michigan)
12 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Anne Pitcher (University of Michigan) discusses the opinions of urban Angolans on public goods delivery and government performance, as part of the African Studies Centre Seminar Series.
South Africa Discussion Group
Martin Murray
10 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Our South Africa Discussion Group welcomes Martin Murray, University of Michigan, to discuss the private security and evolution of extended security networks in Johannesburg.
Balázs Szélinger (Independent)
3 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Book launch and discussion on 'Fascist Italian Brutality in Ethiopia, 1935-1937' with Balázs Szélinger.
African Studies Seminar
Mark Goldring, CEO Oxfam GB, Dr Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, Kevin Watkins, Executive Director of the Overseas Development Institute., Nic Cheeseman, African Studies Centre
3 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Building lecture room, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
This event, bringing together the shared expertise of Oxfam and the University of Oxford’s African Studies Centre, will discuss the notion of fair tax in the context of a growing inequality crisis.... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Alex Beresford (University of Leeds)
28 April 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Alex Beresford (University of Leeds) discusses the unfinished libertation and fractured class strugge factors in South Africa's political crisis.
Alex de Waal
26 April 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
The Horn of Africa Seminar Series hosts a book launch and discussion with author, Alex de Waal, on his book "The Real Politics of the Horn of Africa - Money, War and the Business of Power " .
South Africa Discussion Group
Simon Freemantle
25 April 2016 - 12:45pm to 2:15pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Simon Freemantle (Senior Political Analyst, Standard Bank) joins the South Africa Discussion Group to discuss the firing of Nhlanhla Nene and the Future of South African Politics.

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