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

Toussaint Louverture, the Haitian Revolution and Haiti today

Date: 17/10/2017 | Time: 6.00pm8.00pm

Book launch of Toussaint Louverture: A Black Jacobin in the Age of Revolutions (Pluto, 2017) with authors Charles Forsdick and Christian Høgsbjerg, a discussion on Haiti today led by Guilaine Brutus, and a Reparations Dialogue from Sai Murray.  As part of the Conversations Read more »

Race and Resistance Lecture - Kehinde Andrews - Why we need Black Studies

Date: 3/5/2017 | Time: 6.00pm7.30pm

You are warmly invited to the annual Race and Resistance Lecture which this year is co-sponsored by the School of History and the Conversations in Black History Series (run by Anyaa Anim-Addo and Say Burgin). We are delighted to welcome Read more »

Leeds Premier of C.L.R. James documentary Every Cook Can Govern

Date: 1/3/2017 | Time: 6.15pm8.45pm

The black Trinidadian revolutionary historian and activist C.L.R. James campaigning in support of the people of Ethiopia in Trafalgar Square, 1935.   The Leeds premier of the film documentary Every Cook Can Govern: The life works & impact of C.L.R. Read more »

Remembering Christopher and David

Date: 1/2/2017 | Time: 6.00pm8.00pm

Remembering Christopher and David: Justice and Police Brutality in Yorkshire Wednesday 1 February – 6pm, Leeds West Indian Centre, Laycock Place, LS7 3JA In 1949, David Oluwale made his way from his native Nigeria to Hull. He settled in Leeds. Read more »

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