Events archive

Oxford Africa Annual Lecture
Prof. Paul Zeleza (Vice-Chancellor, United States International University-Africa)
8 June 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
We sincerely regret to inform you that the Annual Lecture has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Paul Tiyambe Zeleza is Vice Chancellor (President) and Professor of the Humanities and... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
5 June 2018 - 5:00pm
St Antony's College - Pavilion Room
Rocco Zizzamia (ODID) ‘The Welfare Consequences of Labour Market Volatility: The South African Case’ (explaining why voluntary decisions to leave jobs are surprisingly frequent amongst those for whom... Read more
2 June 2018 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Investcorp Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
Ambassador Abena Busia, Prof. Patricia Daley, Dr. Tunde Oseni, Dr. Simukai Chigudu, Prof. Kole Omotoṣo (keynote speaker)
2 June 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Investcorp Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
The Oxford University Africa Society focuses on African affairs at the University of Oxford. It seeks to set the agenda for the future of the African Continent by providing a platform for students... Read more
Mohamed Hersi (Independent)
29 May 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
African Studies Centre Seminar Room
No prior registration is required to attend the seminar, but masters and doctoral students are encouraged to sign up to the online list of graduates working on the Horn of Africa: http://goo.gl/... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Crispian Olver (Author of 'How to steal a city')
22 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
CRISPIAN OLVER’S career as liberation activist, government bureaucrat and academic has been intimately involved in South Africa’s transition to democracy and state formation process. While practising... Read more
Hussain Abdullahi Mahmoud (Technical University of Mombasa)
22 May 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
African Studies Centre Seminar Room
The pastoral livestock trade in the Horn of Africa is highly dynamic. Animals are traded and moved within countries, across national borders and beyond the region for export – principally to the... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Mai Hassan (University of Michigan)
17 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The government faces a principal–agent problem with lower-level state officers. Officers are often expected to use the state coercive capacity endowed to them to politically benefit the government.... Read more
Dan Mains (University of Oklahoma)
15 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
African Studies Centre Seminar Room
African Studies Seminar
Elizabeth Ewart (University of Oxford) & Wolde Tadesse (University of Oxford)
10 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Enset ( ensete ventricosum; Abyssinian banana), uniquely domesticated in Ethiopia, sustains upwards of 20 million people in southern Ethiopia. It also feeds a sizeable animal population and is in... Read more
Hannah Waddilove (University of Warwick)
8 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
African Studies Centre Seminar Room
Devolution introduced new local-level political offices in order to transform Kenyan politics by reducing the high stakes around the presidential race. The controversy over the 2017 presidential... Read more
African Studies Seminar
May-Len Skilbrei (University of Oslo), Erlend Paasche (University of Oslo), Jørgen Carling (Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO))
3 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Convened by: COMPAS and African Studies Venue: Pavilion Room, St Antony’s College Date: 5.00-6.30pm on 3 May 2018 For a country of Nigeria’s size and strategic importance, its migration flows are... Read more
1 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College
Chief Afe Babalola, OFR, CON, LL.D (London) , a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) , is arguably the most successful and most respected living lawyer in Nigeria. He is the founder of Afe Babalola... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Please see programme
25 April 2018 - 12:30pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6JF
Financial sectors across Africa are transforming rapidly, deepening and diversifying, and forging new links across the continent and with global capital markets. Is growing financial integration a... Read more
Henok Gabisa (Washington and Lee)
24 April 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
African Studies Centre Seminar Room
This seminar seeks to explain the competing and sometimes conflicting aspirations of the Ethiopian State, and its outcome as it has been displayed in the recent popular protests and demands. It... Read more

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