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

LUCAS Schools Project coordinator

Richard Borowski

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 LeedsĀ  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 »

LUCAS Annual Lecture with Professor Nic Cheeseman

Date: 16/3/2017 | Time: 4.30pm6.00pm

LUCAS Annual Lecture, 2016-2017 Professor Nic Cheeseman (University of Birmingham) will speak on Elections and Political Change in Africa: The Case of Kenya 2017 Thursday 16 March 2017, 4.30pm, Clothworkers South Building Lecture Theatre 2, University of Leeds. (for directions Read more »

The LUCAS Annual Lecture 2015 - Wole Soyinka

Date: 8/10/2015 | Time: 5.15pm6.45pm

The Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) Annual Lecture 2015 Wole Soyinka – ‘Narcissus and other Pall Bearers: Morbidity as Ideology’ Thursday 8 October, 5.15pm Conference Auditorium 1, University of Leeds This is a free event and all are Read more »

LUCAS Annual Lecture 2013: Prof. Ray Bush: 'Uprisings and Coups: Another Egyptian Winter?'

Date: 20/11/2013 | Time: 5.30pm7.00pm

Location: Conference Auditorium 2

Ray Bush is Professor of African African Studies and Development Politics at the University of Leeds. He has had a foundational and inspirational role in the Centre for African Studies. As an expert on much of Africa, and especially of Egypt and North Africa, we are delighted he will take the podium for this year's LUCAS Annual Lecture.

Listen to a recording of the Lecture [MP3: 50MB]

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Chinua Achebe in Leeds

Date: 22/11/2010 | Time: 5.30pm7.30pm

Location: Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre

Chinua Achebe seminal writer and author of 'Things Fall Apart' will be giving a poetry reading, and then holding a public question and answer session in relation to his work, with Prof Jane Plastow.

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LUCAS Annual Lecture 2009-10, Paul Richards

Date: 4/5/2010 | Time: 5.15pm6.15pm

Location: Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre

Annual Lecture: Afromodernism: An Assessment" by Paul Richards, Professor of Anthropology and head of the Technology and Agrarian Development Group chair group at Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

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