LUCAS Seminar Series 2015-16
LUCAS is pleased to announce its Seminar Series for 2015-16. The first seminar is Tom Penfold (Wits) speaking on ‘Black Consciousness in South Africa’ on Thursday 15 October, 4-5.30pm (Michael Sadler LG10). All welcome – for the full list of seminars see here
Call for Papers: YASN Workshop on Gender and Sexuality
Wole Soyinka to give the LUCAS Annual Lecture 2015
LUCAS are delighted and honoured to announce that Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka will return to the University of Leeds on Thursday 8 October 2015 to give the LUCAS Annual Lecture on ‘Narcissus and other Pall Bearers: Morbidity as Ideology’. Please find more details of Wole Soyinka’s lecture here
The 2015 Lionel Cliffe Prize
LUCAS are happy to announce that Emma Camp has won the 2015 Lionel Cliffe prize for the best undergraduate dissertation on an African topic at the University of Leeds, on the topic of ‘To what extent has neoliberalism impacted upon the government and civil society in South Africa and can it explain Thabo Mbeki’s AIDS denialism?’. Many congratulations to Emma.
The Anthropology and Ethnography of Africa
A new second year discovery module is now available though LUCAS entitled ‘The Anthropology and Ethnography of Africa’
African Studies Bulletin No. 76 Winter 2014/15 is out now – we welcome contributions for the next volume, for more information or if you have ideas for submissions please get in touch – the deadline for the next issue is 1 November 2015.
Annual LUCAS Lecture
Prof. Pat Manning, ‘Africa and its Diaspora as a Metaphor in World History’
Thursday 14 May 2015 at 4 pm, Worsley Medical Lecture Theatre (7.35) at the University of Leeds
YASN Event in York
Culture and Politics in Africa is a YASN event on 12th of June 2015 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 2015.
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 2015 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 for 2015. 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.
Lionel Cliffe 1936- 2013
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 2015, 16.15-18.30. Baines Wing SR 4.12, University of Leeds.