Centre for African Studies (LUCAS)

Centre for African Studies
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

Tel: 0113 343 5069
Fax: 0113 343 4400
african-studies@leeds.ac.uk

LUCAS Schools Project coordinator

Richard Borowski
R.Borowski@leeds.ac.uk

Finding Africa seminar - Claire Griffiths on postcolonial afterlives and the gendering of empire

Date: 4/5/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Finding Africa seminar – African Feminisms seminar series 2017 Postcolonial afterlives and the gendering of empire: A Franco-African Experience Claire Griffiths Thursday 4 May, 5pm, Leeds Humanities Research Institute Seminar Room 1 Abstract This paper draws on evidence from the Read more »

Race and Resistance Lecture - Kehinde Andrews - Why we need Black Studies

Date: 3/5/2017 | Time: 6.00pm7.30pm

You are warmly invited to the annual Race and Resistance Lecture which this year is co-sponsored by the School of History and the Conversations in Black History Series (run by Anyaa Anim-Addo and Say Burgin). We are delighted to welcome Read more »

Finding Africa seminar - Sybil Adam on Leila Aboulela - Cancelled

Date: 20/4/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Finding Africa seminar – African Feminisms seminar series 2017 Feminism and Literary Form in the Novels of Leila Aboulela Sybil Adam Thursday 20 April – this seminar has been cancelled unfortunately – see here African Feminisms Seminar Schedule (UK)

Finding Africa seminar - Joanita Mirembe on Womanism in Contemporary African Feminism

Date: 6/4/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Finding Africa – African Feminisms seminar series 2017 Womanism in Contemporary African Feminism – Joanita Mirembe Thursday 6 April, 5pm, Leeds Humanities Research Institute Seminar Room 1 African Feminisms Seminar Schedule (UK) The next seminar paper in our African Feminisms series Read more »

Finding Africa seminar - Elinor Rooks on Bessie Head's radical visions of sex and gender

Date: 23/3/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Finding Africa seminar – African Feminisms seminar series 2017 To Have Seven Thousand Vaginas and None At All: Bessie’s Head’s Radical Visions of Sex and Gender Elinor Rooks Thursday 23 March 5pm, Leeds Humanities Research Institute Seminar Room 1 The Read more »

Truth for Giulio, Justice for Egypt’s Disappeared

Date: 22/3/2017 | Time: 1.00pm2.30pm

Truth for Giulio, Justice for Egypt’s Disappeared   PhD student Giulio Regeni was in Egypt researching independent trade unions when he disappeared a year ago LUCAS are proud to be joining with Leeds University and College’s Union (UCU) and Amnesty Read more »

LUCAS Annual Lecture with Professor Nic Cheeseman

Date: 16/3/2017 | Time: 4.30pm6.00pm

LUCAS Annual Lecture, 2016-2017 Professor Nic Cheeseman (University of Birmingham) will speak on Elections and Political Change in Africa: The Case of Kenya 2017 Thursday 16 March 2017, 4.30pm, Clothworkers South Building Lecture Theatre 2, University of Leeds. (for directions Read more »

Ayobami Adebayo in Conversation - #StayWithMe

Date: 13/3/2017 | Time: 6.00pm8.00pm

Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) and Blackwells Leeds are delighted to be hosting Ayobami Adebayo, whose debut novel about Nigeria, Stay With Me, has just been published and already been longlisted for the Baileys Prize. We would like Read more »

© Copyright Leeds 2017