Centre for African Studies (LUCAS)

Centre for African Studies
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

Tel: 0113 343 5069
Fax: 0113 343 4400

LUCAS Schools Project coordinator

Richard Borowski

Jörg Wiegratz on Neoliberal Moral Economy in Uganda

Date: 28/2/2017 | Time: 4.30pm6.00pm

Jörg Wiegratz on Neoliberal Moral Economy in Uganda Neoliberal Moral Economy: Capitalism, Socio-Cultural Change and Fraud in Uganda Book Launch and LUCAS seminar with Jörg Wiegratz Tuesday 28 February, 4.30pm–6pm, Michael Sadler Building, University of Leeds, LG 19 – all Read more »

Prof Rijk van Dijk on 'Pentecostalism and Pre-marital Counselling in Africa'

Date: 7/2/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Pentecostalism and Pre-marital Counselling in Africa; A Case of Religious Sophistication? Prof. Rijk van Dijk (ASCL, Leiden University/ AISSR, Univ. of Amsterdam/ Centre of Excellence, Univ. of Konstanz) Tuesday 7 February, 5pm, venue: Baines Wing SR (1.13) Leeds University Centre for Read more »

Professor Ebenezer Obadare (University of Kansas), ‘Pastors, Politics, and Changing Forms of Authority in Africa’.

Date: 9/11/2016 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

LUCAS Seminar Professor Ebenezer Obadare (University of Kansas), ‘Man of God, Subject of Veneration: Pastors, Politics, and Changing Forms of Authority in Africa’. Wednesday 9 November, 4pm, SR 1.14 (Baines Wing). All welcome – no need to book in advance. Read more »

Dr. Sabrina Parent on military revolt in colonial Senegal

Date: 24/10/2016 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

A LUCAS seminar organised jointly with French Dr. Sabrina Parent (Université Libre de Bruxelles), ‘From Senghor to Bouchareb, the living memory of Thiaroye’ Monday 24 October, 5pm, Michael Sadler Building LG15. All welcome In 1944, in Thiaroye, Senegal, the French Read more »

Prof. Howard Stein on ‘Industrial policy in Africa’

Date: 21/10/2016 | Time: 3.00pm5.00pm

Seminar hosted jointly by LUCAS and Leeds University Business School as part of their Economic Seminar Series. Prof. Howard Stein (Department of Afroamerican and African Studies & Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan), ‘Industrial policy in Africa’ There is a Read more »

Roundtable - Remembering Anti-Apartheid Activism in Leeds

Date: 12/10/2016 | Time: 5.30pm7.30pm

Campaigners in Leeds gather to show their support for the anti-apartheid movement (Photo courtesy of Dr Salim Essop and the Voices Against Apartheid – the Leeds Story website – please acknowledge if reproduced). LUCAS Roundtable: ‘Remembering Anti-Apartheid Activism in Leeds’ Wednesday Read more »

South Africa's Political Crisis - Alex Beresford

Date: 3/3/2016 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

South Africa’s Political Crisis: Unfinished Liberation and Fractured Class Struggles Book Launch and LUCAS seminar with Alexander Beresford Thursday 3 March, 4–5.30pm, Michael Sadler Building, University of Leeds, LG 19 – all welcome South Africa’s long road to political freedom reflects Read more »

Oxfam in Kenya, 1963-2002 - James Morris

Date: 2/2/2016 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

LUCAS Seminar – all welcome James Morris (York), ‘The Orchestra on the Titanic? Oxfam in Kenya, 1963-2002’. Tuesday 2 February, 4-5.30pm (Michael Sadler LG10) Abstract: The paper concentrates on Oxfam’s work in Kenya during the first fifteen years after independence. Read more »

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