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 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 »

Dr Jones Adu-Gyamfi - Youth Entrepeneurship and Micro-finance in Ghana

Date: 6/11/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Date: Thursday 6th November 2018 Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm Venue: Fine Art Building 2.09 Our final presentation in the LUCAS Autumn Term Seminar Series will be delivered by Dr Jones Adu-Gyamfi from the University of Bradford. Dr Adu-Gyamfi will be Read more »

Race and Resistance Annual Lecture - Professor Carole Boyce-Davies - Decolonizing Discourses & African Literary Studies

Date: 5/11/2018 | Time: 6.00pm7.30pm

Date: Monday 5th November 2018 Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm Venue: Chemistry Lecture Theatre Professor Carole Boyce-Davies will deliver the 2018 Race and Resistance Public Lecture at the University of Leeds on “Decolonizing Discourses and African Literary Studies.” The lecture is Read more »

Dr Branwyn Poleykett - Hygiene: A Decolonial History

Date: 25/10/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Date: Thursday 25th October 2018 Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm Venue: Michael Sadler Building 311

Dr Matteo Rizzo – Taken for a Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

Date: 15/10/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Date: Monday 15th October 2018 Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm Venue: Baines Wing 1.15 Book launch:  Taken for a Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Matteo Rizzo, SOAS, Department of Development Read more »

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 »

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