Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS)
Autumn Term Seminar Series – all welcome
Roundtable: ‘Remembering Anti-Apartheid Activism in Leeds’
Wednesday 12 October, 5.30pm, Michael Sadler Building LG19.
LUCAS are very proud to host a roundtable of anti-apartheid activists, including members of Leeds Women Against Apartheid, will mark the launch of a new exhibition, ‘Forward to freedom: The history of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement, 1959-1994’, for Black History Month. Participants include Arthur France MBE, Carole Summerill, Frances Bernstein, Ailsa Swarbrick and Judy Maxwell
Dr Alex Vines OBE (Head of the Africa Programme at Chatham House), ‘Narratives about Africa’s Future: what role for academics and analysts?’
Tuesday 18th October, 5pm, Maurice Keyworth Lecture Theatre, Leeds University Business School [LUBS]
Prof. Howard Stein (University of Michigan),
‘Industrial policy in Africa’ [Joint seminar with LUBS]
Friday 21 October, 3pm, Liberty Building LT 1.28.
Dr. Sabrina Parent (Université Libre de Bruxelles),
‘From Senghor to Bouchareb, the living memory of Thiaroye’ [Joint seminar with French]
Monday 24 October, 5pm, Michael Sadler Building LG15.
Prof. Ebenezer Obadare (University of Kansas),
‘Man of God, Subject of Veneration: Pastors, Politics, and Changing Forms of Authority in Africa’.
Wednesday 9 November, 4pm, Baines Wing SR 1.14.
YASN Conference at the University of Bradford supported by JEFCAS
‘Transitions’ from what to what? Justice and Reconciliation in Africa
Friday 18th November 2016, University of Bradford
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Frances Bernstein with Free Range choir,
‘Sing Freedom: A story with songs of liberation’ [Tickets £5 / £3].
Tuesday 22 November, 7.30pm, Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall
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