Events archive

Dr Edmund Yorke (Sandhurst)
18 May 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Biography Dr Edmund Yorke is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of War Studies at The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. He originally studied for a BA in Modern History and International... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Colin Bundy
17 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Colin Bundy (Oxford University) discusses the dimensions, distributions and policy dilemmas of poverty in South Africa with the South Africa Discussion Group.
Catherine Besteman (Colby College)
17 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House (ODID), 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
The Horn of Africa Seminar welcomes Catherine Besteman (Colby College) for a book launch and discussion on 'Making refuge - Somali Bantu refugees and Lewiston, Maine'.
13 May 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
On May 13th 12.00 – 13.00, we are screening the short film “Republic of the Mind” with short presentation by Directors Jack Davis and Marcia C. Schenck (MSc 2009/10) and time for Q&A. Venue:... Read more
Anne Pitcher (University of Michigan)
12 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Anne Pitcher (University of Michigan) discusses the opinions of urban Angolans on public goods delivery and government performance, as part of the African Studies Centre Seminar Series.
South Africa Discussion Group
Martin Murray
10 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Our South Africa Discussion Group welcomes Martin Murray, University of Michigan, to discuss the private security and evolution of extended security networks in Johannesburg.
Balázs Szélinger (Independent)
3 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Book launch and discussion on 'Fascist Italian Brutality in Ethiopia, 1935-1937' with Balázs Szélinger.
African Studies Seminar
Mark Goldring, CEO Oxfam GB, Dr Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, Kevin Watkins, Executive Director of the Overseas Development Institute., Nic Cheeseman, African Studies Centre
3 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Building lecture room, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
This event, bringing together the shared expertise of Oxfam and the University of Oxford’s African Studies Centre, will discuss the notion of fair tax in the context of a growing inequality crisis.... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Alex Beresford (University of Leeds)
28 April 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Alex Beresford (University of Leeds) discusses the unfinished libertation and fractured class strugge factors in South Africa's political crisis.
Alex de Waal
26 April 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
The Horn of Africa Seminar Series hosts a book launch and discussion with author, Alex de Waal, on his book "The Real Politics of the Horn of Africa - Money, War and the Business of Power " .
South Africa Discussion Group
Simon Freemantle
25 April 2016 - 12:45pm to 2:15pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Simon Freemantle (Senior Political Analyst, Standard Bank) joins the South Africa Discussion Group to discuss the firing of Nhlanhla Nene and the Future of South African Politics.
African Studies Seminar
10 March 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Why has democracy failed to reduce corruption in Kenya? Framing the challenge in game theoretical terms, Dominic Burbidge examines how mutual expectations between citizens dictate the success or... Read more
Asfa-Wossen Asserate (Independent)
9 March 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Fellows Dining Room, St Antony's College
King of Kings: the triumph and the tragedy of Emperor Haile Selassie 1 of Ethiopia Book launch and reception
African Studies Seminar
Gunvor Jonsson (University of Oxford)
3 March 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Gunvor teaches on the Migration Studies MSc. She specialises in migration and mobility in Africa, and the anthropology of West Africa (Mali/Senegal). Gunvor’s doctoral thesis in anthropology, 'The... Read more
James Chamberlain (PhD student in Politics, University of Sheffield)
2 March 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Seminar Room, African Studies Centre
Development, Neoliberalism, and the Zambian State: A Strategic-Relational Approach Abstract From the 1980s onwards, the development agenda of the Zambian State was driven by a neoliberal paradigm... Read more

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