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

China in Africa

Date: 26/9/2018 | Time: 3.30pm6.30pm

Date: Wednesday 26 September 2018 Time: 3:30pm – 6:30pm Venue: Liberty Building LG.06 The Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds This seminar, featuring presenters from South Africa and Kenya, along with renowned UK based authors and academics, will Read more »

Symposium in Honour of Bishop Christopher Senyonjo

Date: 18/7/2018 | Time: 2.30pm4.30pm

We are delighted to announce that the University of Leeds is awarding an honorary degree to Rev. Christopher Senyonjo, and that a symposium will be held to celebrate this occasion. Rev. Senyonjo served the Church of Uganda as Bishop of Read more »

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

Date: 1/6/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

LUCAS Seminar – all welcome Akin Iwilade (LUCAS), ‘Everyday youth mobilisations in the Nigerian oil delta’ Friday 1 June, 4pm Grant Room (311), School of History, Michael Sadler Building, University of Leeds This paper examines the subtle influences that respectability Read more »

Jethro Norman - Non-State Security Actors in areas of weak state Jurisdiction

Date: 10/5/2018 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

University of Leeds School of History War and Peace seminar Jethro Norman (Leeds): Non-State Security Actors in areas of weak state Jurisdiction (Mogadishu and Juba) Thursday 10th May, 5.00-6.30 pm Grant Room (Michael Sadler Building 3.11)

The Battle of Algiers - screening and symposium

Date: 4/5/2018 (all day)

The Battle of Algiers (1966) From ‘Yesterday’s Mujahiddin’ to today’s Postcolonial Classroom A screening and symposium at the University of Leeds Friday 4 May 2018 Hosted by the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures (CWCDC) and the Iqbal Centre for 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 »

Performative Masculinity and the ‘Connective’ Memory of Colonialism in Algeria

Date: 1/5/2018 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

French Research Seminar Speaker: Dr Beatrice Ivey (University of Leeds)   Title of paper: “Performative Masculinity and the ‘Connective’ Memory of Colonialism in Algeria” Date and venue: Tuesday 1 May, 5.10 pm: Baines Wing 3.06. All welcome.   Abstract: This paper will Read more »

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

Date: 24/4/2018 | Time: 5.30pm7.00pm

Youth (Monyomiji) and Conflict Resolution in South Sudan: A Cultural Perspective Winnie Bedigen (Leeds) Tuesday 24 April, 5.30pm, LG 17, Michael Sadler Building Abstract This paper analyses the traditional role of youth Monyomiji in conflict resolution amongst the Nilotic Lwo Read more »

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