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

Dr Alan Msosa - Human Rights and Sexualities in Malawi

Date: 7/2/2019 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Time: 16:00 Location: Baines Wing SR 1.06 The Leeds University Centre for African studies is delighted that Dr Alan Msosa will join us as the first speaker in our semester 2 seminar series. Alan is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Read more »

LUCAS Conference - Contemporary Africas, Creative Africas: Conceptual and Methodological Advances in African Studies, 4-5th April 2019

Date: 10/1/2019 | Time: 12.00pm

How does one make sense of Africa – as a place and an idea – today? How should we study the dynamics in African societies and cultures as part of our constantly shifting world with its paradoxes of globalisation and Read more »

Leeds University Centre for African Studies PGR/PGT Student Network Relaunch Event Wednesday 12th December 2018

Date: 12/12/2018 | Time: 3.00pm5.00pm

Date: Wednesday 12th December 2018 Time: 3.00pm – 5.00pm Venue: Baines Wing G.37 The Leeds University Centre for African Studies is an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Leeds with academics hailing from a range of disciplines. This year, Read more »

Round table discussion: Media and foreign powers in Africa

Date: 10/12/2018 | Time: 2.00pm3.30pm

Date: Monday 10 December 2018, 14:00 – 15:30 Location: Liberty Building LT (LG.06) LUCAS is proud to co-host this fascinating round table discussion in partnership with the School of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds. Who tells the Read more »

Film Screening: WAX PRINT: 1 Fabric, 4 Continents, 200 Years of History

Date: 3/12/2018 | Time: 4.30pm7.00pm

Dear All Further seats are now available for this popular event on Monday afternoon: Please join us for a free screening of Aiwan Obinyan’s new feature length documentary WAX PRINT: 1 Fabric, 4 Continents, 200 Years of History on Monday Read more »

*POSTONED DATE TBC* Professor Philani Moyo -'Climate change, rural poverty and inequality in the Eastern Cape, South Africa'

Date: 29/11/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

*Please note that this event has been postponed until Semester 2 2018/19. Date TBC* Date: Thursday 28th November 2018 Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm The Leeds University Centre for African Studies is delighted to announce our next speaker in the LUCAS Read more »

Dr Ini Dele-Adedeji - Known unknowns and unknown unknowns: perception, reality, and disputation in the field of study on Boko Haram

Date: 22/11/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Date: Thursday 22nd November 2018 Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm Venue: Baines Wing 1.15 The penultimate lecture in the LUCAS Autumn Term seminar series will be delivered by Dr Ini Dele Adedeji from the SOAS. Dr Dele-Adedeji will be presenting his Read more »

LUCAS Africa Policy Forum - Mr Babatunde Irukera - Africa's emerging market: A matter of Asset and Access

Date: 8/11/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Date: Thursday 8th November 2018 Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm Venue: Michael Sadler Building 311 LUCAS is delighted to welcome Mr Babatunde Irukera to the University of Leeds to deliver his presentation “Africa’s emerging market: A matter of Asset and Access” Read more »

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