Name: African Studies Centre
University of Oxford
http://www.africanstudies.ox.ac.uk

Events this person is hosting:

Friday 24 May 2019 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Decolonisation Dilemmas: Challenges for University Leadership
Date: 24 May 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 4th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Host: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)

Thursday 17 November 2022 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

"Here Comes Everything”: recent developments in the Nigerian novel’
Date: 17 November 2022, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2022)
Speaker : Chris Dunton
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford), Centre for Global History

Thursday 24 November 2022 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

‘Governing in the Shadows’ (Book launch)
Date: 24 November 2022, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2022)
Speaker : Paula Cristina Roque
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Host: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)

Thursday 1 December 2022 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Towards a new polity in Sudan? Breaking the coup-transition cycle’: A hybrid event with Sudanese academics and activists
Date: 1 December 2022, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2022)
Speaker Various Speakers
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organisers: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford), Centre for Global History
Host: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 22 February 2023 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

CHALLENGES TO DEMOCRACY IN WEST AFRICA: GHANA’S ROLE IN REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Date: 22 February 2023, 16:15 - 18:00 (Wednesday, 6th week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Albert Kan-Dapaah (Hon. Minister of National Security)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Nissan Lecture theatre
Organiser: Miles Larmer (University of Oxford)
Host: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)

Events this person is organising:

Friday 24 May 2019 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Decolonisation Dilemmas: Challenges for University Leadership
Date: 24 May 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 4th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Host: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)

Thursday 30 May 2019 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

Driving Africa's prosperity through sustainable and innovative practices
Date: 30 May 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 5th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 4 June 2019 (6th Week, Trinity Term)

Book launch: Africa on the Contemporary London Stage
Date: 4 June 2019, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 6th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Friday 7 June 2019 (6th Week, Trinity Term)

"Beyond Mere Inspiration: Tackling the Challenges of Leadership in Sierra Leone"
Date: 7 June 2019, 14:00 - 15:00 (Friday, 6th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

The 2019 African Studies Annual Lecture: “Edouard Glissant and the Right to Opacity: Some Trembling Thoughts on the State of Critical Theory in Francophone Africa”
Date: 7 June 2019, 17:00 - 18:30 (Friday, 6th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 27 June 2019 (9th Week, Trinity Term)

Racialisation and Publicness in Africa and African Diaspora
Date: 27 June 2019, 9:00 - 17:00 (Thursday, 9th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 17 October 2019 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)

Ruth First's Red Suitcase:In and Out of the Strongroom of Memory. Book Launch: Written Under the Skin: Blood and Intergenerational Memory in South Africa
Date: 17 October 2019, 15:00 - 17:00 (Thursday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : Carli Coetzee
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavillion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 21 October 2019 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

CANCELLED - Book Launch: Transforming Rwanda – Challenges on the Road to Reconstruction
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Status: This talk has been cancelled
Date: 21 October 2019, 13:00 - 14:45 (Monday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : Jean-Paul Kimonyo (Senior Adviser, Office of the President of Rwanda; Fellow, Rift Valley Institute)
Venue: St Cross Building, St Cross Road OX1 3UR
Venue Details: Faculty of Law – Seminar Room F (across from the Cube)
Organisers: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford), Oxford Transitional Justice Research (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 24 October 2019 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Individual Adaptation Strategies to Flooding in a Low-Income Urban Setting in Nigeria
Date: 24 October 2019, 15:00 - 17:00 (Thursday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : Pedi Obani (University of Benin and United Nations University-Institute for Natural Resources in Africa)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavillion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 31 October 2019 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Book launch of State and Society in Nigeria
Date: 31 October 2019, 15:00 - 17:00 (Thursday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker s: Gavin Williams (University of Oxford), Wale Adebanwi (University of Oxford), Portia Roelofs (University of Oxford)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavillion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 7 November 2019 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Rethinking (Post-)Work through Racial Capitalism
Date: 7 November 2019, 15:00 - 17:00 (Thursday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : William Monteith ((Queen Mary University of London))
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavillion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 14 November 2019 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Ethnography for Digital Natives? Rethinking Form and Content in a New Text on Contemporary Angola
Date: 14 November 2019, 15:00 - 17:00 (Thursday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : Jess Auerbach ((Open University of Mauritius and Stellenbosch University))
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavillion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 21 November 2019 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Making Theory from the Periphery: Notes from a Practical Attempt to Decolonise Research
Date: 21 November 2019, 15:00 - 17:00 (Thursday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : Nanjala Nyabola ((Independent))
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavillion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 28 November 2019 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Book launch of Shadows of Liberation: Contestation and Compromise in the Economic and Social Policy of the ANC, 1943 to 1996
Date: 28 November 2019, 17:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker s: Robert Van Niekerk ( (University of the Witwatersrand)), Vishnu Padayachee ((University of Kwazulu-Natal))
Venue: Kellogg College, 62 Banbury Road OX2 6PN
Venue Details: The Kellogg Hub
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 5 December 2019 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Forgetting Westgate? Rectified Sites of Violence and the Politics of Memory in East Africa's ‘War on Terror’
Date: 5 December 2019, 15:00 - 17:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : Andrea Purdekova ((University of Bath))
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavillion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 4 February 2021 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Anusocratie? Freemasonry, Sexual Transgression and Illicit Enrichment in Postcolonial Africa
Date: 4 February 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 (Thursday, 3rd week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker
Venue Details: To join, use this link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MzkxM2IyYjEtMzFmYS00MTdkLTk3OTMtNmZiY2IxOWUzYzg5%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22cc95de1b-97f5-4f93-b4ba-fe68b852cf91%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2212effa7e-0e47-44b5-872f-f17cbf33651c%22%7d
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Wale Adebanwi (University of Oxford)

Thursday 11 February 2021 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

An Expatriate Family in the Nigerian Civil War (Book Presentation and Discussion)
Date: 11 February 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 (Thursday, 4th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker
Venue Details: To join, use this link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MzkxM2IyYjEtMzFmYS00MTdkLTk3OTMtNmZiY2IxOWUzYzg5%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22cc95de1b-97f5-4f93-b4ba-fe68b852cf91%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2212effa7e-0e47-44b5-872f-f17cbf33651c%22%7d
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Wale Adebanwi (University of Oxford)

Thursday 18 February 2021 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

The History of Public Preaching and Public Sound in Northern Nigeria
Date: 18 February 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 (Thursday, 5th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker
Venue Details: To join, use this link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MzkxM2IyYjEtMzFmYS00MTdkLTk3OTMtNmZiY2IxOWUzYzg5%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22cc95de1b-97f5-4f93-b4ba-fe68b852cf91%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2212effa7e-0e47-44b5-872f-f17cbf33651c%22%7d
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Wale Adebanwi (University of Oxford)

Thursday 25 February 2021 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

The Intimate State: Teachers as Fault Line Between Repression and Revolution
Date: 25 February 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 (Thursday, 6th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker
Venue Details: To join, use this link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MzkxM2IyYjEtMzFmYS00MTdkLTk3OTMtNmZiY2IxOWUzYzg5%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22cc95de1b-97f5-4f93-b4ba-fe68b852cf91%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2212effa7e-0e47-44b5-872f-f17cbf33651c%22%7d
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Wale Adebanwi (University of Oxford)

Thursday 4 March 2021 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Being and Becoming African as a Permanent Work in Progress: Inspiration from Chinua Achebe’s Proverbs
Date: 4 March 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 (Thursday, 7th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker
Venue Details: To join, use this link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MzkxM2IyYjEtMzFmYS00MTdkLTk3OTMtNmZiY2IxOWUzYzg5%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22cc95de1b-97f5-4f93-b4ba-fe68b852cf91%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2212effa7e-0e47-44b5-872f-f17cbf33651c%22%7d
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Wale Adebanwi (University of Oxford)

Thursday 11 March 2021 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

The Dead Speak: Identity, Autochthony and the Occult in Kenya’s Western Highlands
Date: 11 March 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 (Thursday, 8th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker
Venue Details: To join, use this link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MzkxM2IyYjEtMzFmYS00MTdkLTk3OTMtNmZiY2IxOWUzYzg5%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22cc95de1b-97f5-4f93-b4ba-fe68b852cf91%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2212effa7e-0e47-44b5-872f-f17cbf33651c%22%7d
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Wale Adebanwi (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 19 October 2022 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Is Africa Ready for Alternative Politics? What and Who are the Alternatives?
Date: 19 October 2022, 15:30 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2022)
Speaker
Venue Details: Wednesday 19 October and in-person on Thursday 20 October from 3:30 – 6pm at the Investcorp Theatre, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 3 November 2022 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)

‘Burning Ambition: Education, Arson, and Learning Justice in Kenya’
Date: 3 November 2022, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2022)
Speaker : Elizabeth Cooper (Simon Fraser University)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 10 November 2022 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Sardine Politics, Staged Marches, and a Phantom President: Anti/Imperial Politics and the Activist Pursuit of Social Justice in Cameroon
Date: 10 November 2022, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2022)
Speaker : Amber Murray (University of Oxford)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 17 November 2022 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

"Here Comes Everything”: recent developments in the Nigerian novel’
Date: 17 November 2022, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2022)
Speaker : Chris Dunton
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford), Centre for Global History

Thursday 24 November 2022 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

‘Governing in the Shadows’ (Book launch)
Date: 24 November 2022, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2022)
Speaker : Paula Cristina Roque
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Host: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)

Thursday 1 December 2022 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Towards a new polity in Sudan? Breaking the coup-transition cycle’: A hybrid event with Sudanese academics and activists
Date: 1 December 2022, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2022)
Speaker Various Speakers
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Organisers: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford), Centre for Global History
Host: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)

Thursday 19 January 2023 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Curating Contemporary African Art in the Public Space in Saint-Denis (Paris)
Date: 19 January 2023, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 1st week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Riason Naidoo (Independant)
Venue: 13 Bevington Road, 13 Bevington Road OX2 6NB
Venue Details: Kirk-Greene Seminar Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 26 January 2023 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Book Launch: Who Counts? Ghanaian Academic Publishing and Global Science (African Minds, 2022), by David Mills, Patricia Kingori, Abigail Branford, Samuel Chatio, Natasha Robinson, and Paulina Tindana
Date: 26 January 2023, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 2nd week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker s: David Mills (University of Oxford), Abigail Branford (University of Oxford)
Venue: 13 Bevington Road, 13 Bevington Road OX2 6NB
Venue Details: Kirk-Greene Seminar Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 2 February 2023 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

A Responsibility to Build: The Political and Moral Economy of Quality in Addis Ababa's Construction Boom
Date: 2 February 2023, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 3rd week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Marco Di Nunzio (University of Birmingham)
Venue: 13 Bevington Road, 13 Bevington Road OX2 6NB
Venue Details: Kirk-Greene Seminar Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 9 February 2023 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

CANCELLED: Making Freetown: Infrastructures of an Emerging Colonial Urbanity
Date: 9 February 2023, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 4th week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Milo Gough (University of Strathclyde)
Venue: 13 Bevington Road, 13 Bevington Road OX2 6NB
Venue Details: Kirk Greene room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 16 February 2023 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Children and Youth in African History: Thinking Africa through Age and Aging
Date: 16 February 2023, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 5th week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Sarah Emily Duff (Colby College)
Venue: 13 Bevington Road, 13 Bevington Road OX2 6NB
Venue Details: Kirk-Greene Seminar Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 2 March 2023 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Humanitarian Fables in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date: 2 March 2023, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Myfanwy James (University of Oxford)
Venue: 13 Bevington Road, 13 Bevington Road OX2 6NB
Venue Details: Seminar Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 9 March 2023 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Missionary (Re)collecting from a Collapsing Empire: Museum Collections and the Dutch Spiritan Fathers in Late Colonial Angola
Date: 9 March 2023, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Rita Almaral (Utrecht University)
Venue: 13 Bevington Road, 13 Bevington Road OX2 6NB
Venue Details: Kirk-Greene Seminar Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 17 May 2023 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Male Health and Wellbeing in Harare, Zimbabwe: A historical and gendered analysis of urban sexual Health
Date: 17 May 2023, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 4th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker : Kudakwashe Chitofiri
Venue: 13 Bevington Road, 13 Bevington Road OX2 6NB
Venue Details: Seminar Room
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Peter Brooke (Wolfson, Oxford)

Thursday 15 June 2023 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

On the Idea of Freedom in Modern African Political Philosophy
Date: 15 June 2023, 15:30 - 17:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker : Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò (Cornell University)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Nissan Lecture theatre
Organiser: African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Host: Miles Larmer (University of Oxford)

Thursday 30 November 2023 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Speaker Event on African Diplomacy followed by a free drinks & networking reception
Date: 30 November 2023, 17:30 - 19:45 (Thursday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker : H.E. Fatou Bensouda, High Commissioner of the Gambia to the UK
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Nissan Lecture Theatre (in the same building as the Bodleian Japanese Library)
Organisers: The Oxford Diplomatic Society (University of Oxford), The Oxford University Africa Society, African Studies Centre (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA