Events archive

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
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’.
African Studies Seminar
Simukai Chigudu (University of Oxford)
17 November 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
In August 2008, the impoverished high-density townships in Harare’s metropolitan area were engulfed by a devastating cholera epidemic. The disease rapidly spread throughout Zimbabwe resulting in an... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Sebabatso Manoeli (University of Oxford)
10 November 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Sebabatso Manoeli, Departmental Lecturer in African History at the African Studies Centre, discusses the topic 'The Gambela Years: SPLA soldiers' memories of exile, 1983-1991’. In this lecture,... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Myles Osborne (University of Colorado, Boulder)
3 November 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Co-hosted by the Race and Resistance Network, University of Oxford .
African Studies Seminar
David Attwell (University of York)
27 October 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
David Attwell (University of York) discusses the African Resistance Movement in this week's African Studies Seminar.
African Studies Seminar
Robtel Pailey (University of Oxford)
20 October 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Robtel Pailey (University of Oxford) discusses how sedentarist and nomadic metaphyiscs affects citizenship claims for Liberia.
African Studies Seminar
Tamar Garb (University of London), Shireen Hassim (Wits University), Helene Neveu Kringelbach (University of London)
13 October 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
African Studies Seminar on the topic 'Teaching Africa', co-hosted by the Centre for Advanced Studies, University of London .
African Studies Seminar
Joël Noret (Université Libre Brussels)
9 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Joël Noret (Université Libre Brussels) discusses the social inequalities in education in southern Benin, as part of the African Studies Centre Seminar Series.

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