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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
African Studies Seminar
Matteo Rizzo (SOAS)
30 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Book launch: Taken for a Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Matteo Rizzo, SOAS, Department of... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Rachel Ibreck (Goldsmiths)
23 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Co-hosted with the Horn of Africa seminar. Civic and legal activists navigate and alter the political landscape during conflict, distinguishing themselves from warring parties and victims. Their... Read more
African Studies Seminar
David Brown (Oxford)
16 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This seminar is concerned with policy coherence in a post-conflict society, Liberia. It examines the challenges faced in attempting to develop public policy in ways that both respond to progressive... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Daisy Onyige (Oxford)
9 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This paper seeks to give an exposé on the association between economic globalisation poverty, and human trafficking in Nigeria. It asks the questions; do global economic inequalities facilitate... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Ambassador Jianhua Zhong, Yuzhou Sun
26 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Ambassador Zhong was born in 1950, in Jiangsu, China. After spent five years in a village in Danyang as a peasant, he was sent to study in Beijing Institute of Foreign Language in 1973. Joined the... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Michael Jackson (Harvard)
19 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Please note that this seminar will take place in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, rather than the usual Pavilion Room.
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

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