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

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 »

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’ 5 February 2018, 5-7pm – Grant Room, School of History, Michael Sadler Building, University of Leeds

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

Date: 26/2/2018 | Time: 5.00pm7.00pm

LUCAS Seminar – all welcome Akin Iwilade (LUCAS), Everyday youth mobilisations in the Nigerian oil delta Monday 26 February 2018, 5-7pm – Grant Room, Michael Sadler Building 311 – University of Leeds

Branwyn Poleykett - Visual materials and public health in Africa

Date: 12/3/2018 | Time: 5.00pm7.00pm

  LUCAS Seminar – all welcome Branwyn Poleykett (Cambridge), ‘Visual materials and public health in Africa: Healing, Holism and the Image World of Senegalese Hygiene’ Monday 12 March 5-7pm Michael Sadler Building room LG.19, University of Leeds

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 »

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 »

Alemseged Tesfai - British colonialism in Eritrea, 1941-1950

Date: 30/11/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

LUCAS Seminar – CANCELLED We regret that Alemseged Tesfai will have to cancel his planned lecture as the British authorities have been too slow in granting his visa. Alemseged Tesfai – British colonialism in Eritrea, 1941-1950 Born in 1944 in Read more »

Paul Cooke - Participatory filmmaking in the East Rand

Date: 21/11/2017 | Time: 5.00pm7.00pm

LUCAS Seminar – all welcome Professor Paul Cooke (Leeds), ‘Changing the Story or Confirming the Story? Participatory filmmaking, development and youth leadership in the East Rand, South Africa’ Tuesday 21 Nov 2017 5pm, Michael Sadler Building room LG.17, University of Leeds Read more »

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