Events archive

African Studies Seminar
Daniel Branch (University of Warwick)
22 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This paper sets out to answer two simple questions. First, how did Kenyans connect with government after independence in 1963? And, second, how did they understand independence and the... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Michaela Collord (University of Oxford)
15 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The Tanzanian Bunge was long judged one of the weakest parliaments in a region where the legislature is often dismissed as a “sideshow”. Yet between 2005 and 2015, Bunge repeatedly forced then... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Justin Pearce (University of Cambridge)
8 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
St Antony's College, Pavilion Room
The endurance and indeed the growing electoral support manifested by the Angolan opposition party UNITA since its defeat as an armed movement in 2002 defies generally gloomy prognoses both for... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Portia Roelofs (London School of Economics)
1 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
St Antony's College, Pavilion Room
This talk argues for the need for a new approach to the study of African Politics that takes seriously the role of ideas, values and ideology, before offering an example of what this might look like... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Folashadé Soulé
25 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This paper is a cross-disciplinary study of the bureaucratic politics of negotiation by small states engaged in asymmetrical relations with larger states. It studies the negotiating tactics and... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Professor Christopher Clapham
18 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This talk ascribes the distinctive character of the Horn (taken to encompass Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Somaliland) firstly to its topography, and secondly to its place as the region... Read more