Events archive

African Studies Seminar
Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz (Stanford/Oxford)
12 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The seminar will focus on agency in Kongo society, exploring a complex state of social development in which legal, political, religious and visual systems motivate responses to and interpretations of... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Naomi Haynes (University of Edinburgh), Stephanie Lämmert (University of Oxford), Emma Wild-Wood (Cambridge), Reuben Loffman (QMUL), Ramon Sarró (Oxford), Miles Larmer (Oxford)
8 June 2017 - 1:15pm to 4:45pm
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
In conjunction with the Oxford Centre for Global History . For information on this event, including how to register, please refer to the event page on the Comparing the Copperbelt' project website .... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Zoe Cormack (Oxford)
25 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College, Oxford
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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