Annual LUCAS Lecture
Prof. Pat Manning, ‘Africa and its Diaspora as a Metaphor in World History’
Thursday 14 May at 4 pm, Worsley Medical Lecture Theatre (7.35) at the University of Leeds
ALL WELCOME – NO NEED TO BOOK
YASN Event in York
Culture and Politics in Africa is a YASN event on 12th of June at University of York, organised by Professor Allison Drew.
YASN Event in Sheffield
Family, Community and Livelihoods: Perspectives from Africa is a YASN event at Sheffield University on 19th of May.
The International Criminal Court in Africa. LUCAS is co-organising a seminar on the ICC in Africa with Law & Social Justice and POLIS on Wednesday 25th of February at the Moot Court Room in the Liberty Building (School of Law) from 15:30 to 17:00.
LUCAS is pleased to announce its Spring Seminar Series. The first paper, at 16.00 on Tuesday 24th of February at Chemistry LT D (G.35), University of Leeds, will be a film screening of “The Africa China Connection” with its director, Pieter van der Houwen.
Africa Christianity Rising: There will be a film screening, followed by a panel discussion with filmmaker Dr James Ault, and two respondents, Professor Kirsteen Kim (Leeds Trinity University) and Pastor Dr Kemi Atanda Ilori (Living Hope Church, Leeds). Monday 23rd of February, 16.15-18.30. Baines Wing SR 4.12, University of Leeds.
Resource Politics and Advocacy Troubles in Zimbabwe: A seminar given by Sam Spiegel (Edinburgh) as part of the Sustainability Research Institute Series. Tuesday 10th of February, 16.00-17.30. Baines Wing SR 3.06, University of Leeds.
The Violence of Development: A seminar given by Martin Mowforth as part of the Sustainability Research Institute Series. Wednesday 19th of November, 13.00. Engineering (Houldsworth) LT F (G.07), University of Leeds.
In Honour of Chinua Achebe: A poetry evening with Okey Ndibe and Harry Garuba. Thursday 30th of October, 17.15. Alumni Room, School of English, University of Leeds.
Harry Garuba (UCT) will lead a roundtable discussion entitled: Africa and the Idea of World Literature. Monday 27th of October, 17.15. Alumni Room, School of English, University of Leeds.
- LUCAS Annual Lecture 2013: Professor Ray Bush Uprisings and Coups: Another Egyptian Winter?
- Annual Event 2012 (6th-8th September) ASAUK Conference with keynote speaker Prof. Ngugi wa Thiong’o
- Annual Event 2010 (22 Nov): Chinua Achebe reading poetry and Q&A