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

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 »

Finding Africa seminar: Art and Ways of knowing in Uganda

Date: 13/2/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Finding Africa seminar series – Art and Ways of knowing in Uganda A screening and discussion of two short films developed in response to a workshop with artists and activists  Ruth Kelly  (CHR, York) & Director, Patience Nitumwesiga We are delighted to 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 »

Poverty, Inc.: Film showing and discussion

Date: 27/4/2016 | Time: 5.30pm7.30pm

Poverty, Inc – fighting poverty is big business – but who profits the most? Film Showing and discussion of Poverty, Inc The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of development, giving rise to a vast multi-billion dollar poverty industry Read more »

Rainbow film festival showing of Amazulu and Bafana

Date: 27/10/2015 | Time: 6.00pm7.30pm

Leeds University Centre For African Studies and the Centre for Global Development host Amazulu The Children Of Heaven + Bafana Tuesday 27th Oct 6pm, Worsley Medical LT (7.35) Amazulu Velabahleke (Come with a Smile) High School in Umlazi township outside Read more »

Leeds Premiere of Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend - film screening and live music

Date: 5/2/2014 | Time: 4.30pm7.00pm

Location: Conference Auditorium 2

LUCAS are delighted to announce the Leeds premiere of the documentary "Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend" - a film which charts the rise of Bob Marley and The Wailers to international stardom made from footage shot in the early 1970s and lost for 30 years.

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