Centre for African Studies (LUCAS)

Leeds University Centre for African Studies
c/o POLIS, Social Sciences Building, University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

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

LUCAS Schools Project coordinator

Richard Borowski
R.Borowski@leeds.ac.uk

CGD / POLIS Seminar - Prof Stephen Brown on aid effectiveness

Date: 26/2/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Centre for Global Development / POLIS Research Seminar   “Applying the Aid Effectiveness Principles: Experiences from Mali, Ghana and Ethiopia” Prof. Stephen Brown, University of Ottawa   Date: Monday, 26th Feb 2018   Location: Social Sciences Building 10.05, 4-5.30pm   —– Abstract: In Read more »

Akin Iwilade (LUCAS) - Everyday youth mobilisations in the Nigerian oil delta

Date: 2/3/2018 | Time: 5.00pm7.00pm

LUCAS Seminar – all welcome Akin Iwilade (LUCAS), Everyday youth mobilisations in the Nigerian oil delta Friday 2 March 2018, 5pm-7pm – Grant Room, Michael Sadler Building 311 – University of Leeds [please note this new date – thanks]

Winnie Bedigen - Youth (Monyomiji) and Conflict Resolution in South Sudan

Date: 24/4/2018 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Youth (Monyomiji) and Conflict Resolution in South Sudan: A Cultural Perspective Winnie Bedigen (Leeds) Tuesday 24 April, 5pm, LG 17, Michael Sadler Building Abstract This paper analyses the traditional role of youth Monyomiji in conflict resolution amongst the Nilotic Lwo Read more »

Prof Mika Vähäkangas - Nkamba as the Location of Anti-Colonial Reconciliation

Date: 2/5/2018 | Time: 1.00pm2.00pm

Centre for Religion and Public Life seminar Professor Mika Vähäkangas (Lund University, Sweden) will present his research on “Nkamba as the Location of Anti-Colonial Reconciliation: The Kimbanguist Holy City”. Date: 02-05-2018 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 On 2nd May, Mika Vähäkangas Read more »

Finding Africa seminar: Art and Ways of knowing in Uganda

Date: 13/2/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Finding Africa seminar series – Art and Ways of knowing in Uganda A screening and discussion of two short films developed in response to a workshop with artists and activists  Ruth Kelly  (CHR, York) & Director, Patience Nitumwesiga We are delighted to Read more »

David Clayton - Radio Broadcasting in Northern Rhodesia, 1942-1953

Date: 5/2/2018 | Time: 5.00pm7.00pm

LUCAS Seminar – all welcome David Clayton (York), ‘Development and Decolonisation? Radio Broadcasting in Northern Rhodesia, 1942-1953’ Monday 5 February 2018, 5pm – Grant Room (311), School of History, Michael Sadler Building, University of Leeds David Clayton is Senior Lecturer Read more »

Birgit Meyer - Studying Religion in and from Africa

Date: 25/1/2018 | Time: 5.00pm7.00pm

Joint LUCAS and Centre for Religion and Public Life Research seminar Prof Birgit Meyer (Utrecht) – ‘Studying Religion in and from Africa’. Thursday 25 January 2018, 5pm, Parkinson Building (B.09).  All welcome Abstract The study of religion in Africa, as Read more »

LUCAS Annual Lecture with Prof Ato Quayson (New York University)

Date: 6/12/2017 | Time: 5.30pm7.00pm

LUCAS Annual Lecture – supported by the Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies at the University of Leeds  Conscripts of Colonial Modernity in Chinua Achebe’s Rural Novels Professor Ato Quayson (New York University) Wednesday 6 December, 5.30pm, Rupert Beckett Lecture Read more »

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