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

*POSTONED DATE TBC* Professor Philani Moyo -'Climate change, rural poverty and inequality in the Eastern Cape, South Africa'

Date: 29/11/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

*Please note that this event has been postponed until Semester 2 2018/19. Date TBC* Date: Thursday 28th November 2018 Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm The Leeds University Centre for African Studies is delighted to announce our next speaker in the LUCAS Read more »

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 »

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

Date: 1/6/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

LUCAS Seminar – all welcome Akin Iwilade (LUCAS), ‘Everyday youth mobilisations in the Nigerian oil delta’ Friday 1 June, 4pm Grant Room (311), School of History, Michael Sadler Building, University of Leeds This paper examines the subtle influences that respectability Read more »

Winnie Bedigen - Youth (Monyomiji) and Conflict Resolution in South Sudan

Date: 24/4/2018 | Time: 5.30pm7.00pm

Youth (Monyomiji) and Conflict Resolution in South Sudan: A Cultural Perspective Winnie Bedigen (Leeds) Tuesday 24 April, 5.30pm, LG 17, Michael Sadler Building Abstract This paper analyses the traditional role of youth Monyomiji in conflict resolution amongst the Nilotic Lwo 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’ Monday 5 February 2018, 5pm – Grant Room (311), School of History, Michael Sadler Building, University of Leeds David Clayton is Senior Lecturer Read more »

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 »

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 »

© Copyright Leeds 2018