Events archive

Oxford Africa Annual Lecture
Quman Akli (Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law)
17 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Building lecture room, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
Quman Akli (Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law) is the speaker on 'Engineering a culture of constitutionalism: lessons from Somalia’s journey in... Read more
Jacob Wiebel (Durham University)
14 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
An informal roundtable on approaches to applying the work of James C. Scott to research on Ethiopia.
13 June 2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Please see attached programme for further information.
Lina Fruzzetti (Brown) and Ákos Östör (Wesleyan)
10 June 2016 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
In My Mother’s House A film by Lina Fruzzetti and Ákos Östör Colour, 82 min A screening followed by a panel discussion with the film-makers, Paola Mattei (European Studies Centre) and Jason Mosley (... Read more
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.
8 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
Theme: Perceiving Chinese engagement in Africa: A comparative approach Suggested reading: Steve Hess and Richard Aidoo, ‘Charting the roots of anti-Chinese populism in Africa: A comparison of Zambia... Read more
Meseret Hailu (Denver)
7 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Meseret Hailu (Denver) explores the topic 'Understanding mentorship for women in Ethiopian higher education', as part of the Horn of Africa Seminar Series.
South Africa Discussion Group
Thomas Cousins (Stellenbosch)
6 June 2016 - 12:45pm to 2:45pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
'Amandla and Capacity: Two Regimes of Value in the Timber Plantations of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa' with Thomas Cousins, University of Stellenbosch.
African Studies Seminar
Miles Larmer (University of Oxford), Ramon Sarro (University of Oxford), Violette Pouillard (Université Libre Brussels), Eva Schalbroek (University of Cambridge), Nicole Eggers (Loyola University)
2 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
How and in what ways did colonies compare? This roundtable event brings together four researchers - Nicole Eggers (Loyola), Miles Larmer (Oxford), Violette Pouillard (ULB) and Eva Schalbroek (... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Jonny Steinberg
31 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Jonny Steinberg, African Studies Centre, leads the South Africa Discussion Group on the topic "‘Why is Murder Not a Crime in South Africa?’ On why some categories of people are killable"
African Studies Seminar
Marissa Moorman (Indiana University)
26 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Nationalizing radio is the topic of Marissa Moorman's (Indiana University) discussion at this event, part of the African Studies Centre Seminar Series.
25 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
Theme: Understanding Chinese migrants in Africa: South Africa as case study Suggested reading: Yoon Jung Park, ‘Boundaries, borders and borderland constructions: Chinese in contemporary South Africa... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Tim Wilson
24 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
South Africa Discussion Group is joined by Tim Wilson (Fort Hare University) to discuss the impact that oppression has on survivors' ability to lead others.
Judy El-Bushra (SOAS)
24 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
The Horn of Africa explores the impact of war on Somali men with Judy El-Bushra (SOAS, University of London).
African Studies Seminar
Marcia Schenck (Princeton University)
19 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Marcia Schenck (Princeton University) discusses the topic “Memories of Angolan and Mozambican contract labourers to the German Democratic Republic: uncovering translocal life and work histories... Read more

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