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 »

Jethro Norman - Non-State Security Actors in areas of weak state Jurisdiction

Date: 10/5/2018 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

University of Leeds School of History War and Peace seminar Jethro Norman (Leeds): Non-State Security Actors in areas of weak state Jurisdiction (Mogadishu and Juba) Thursday 10th May, 5.00-6.30 pm Grant Room (Michael Sadler Building 3.11)

Prof Mika Vähäkangas - Nkamba as the Location of Anti-Colonial Reconciliation

Date: 2/5/2018 | Time: 1.00pm2.00pm

Centre for Religion and Public Life seminar Professor Mika Vähäkangas (Lund University, Sweden) will present his research on “Nkamba as the Location of Anti-Colonial Reconciliation: The Kimbanguist Holy City”. Date: 02-05-2018 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 On 2nd May, Mika Vähäkangas Read more »

Performative Masculinity and the ‘Connective’ Memory of Colonialism in Algeria

Date: 1/5/2018 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

French Research Seminar Speaker: Dr Beatrice Ivey (University of Leeds)   Title of paper: “Performative Masculinity and the ‘Connective’ Memory of Colonialism in Algeria” Date and venue: Tuesday 1 May, 5.10 pm: Baines Wing 3.06. All welcome.   Abstract: This paper will 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 »

CGD / POLIS Seminar - Prof Stephen Brown on aid effectiveness

Date: 26/2/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Centre for Global Development / POLIS Research Seminar   “Applying the Aid Effectiveness Principles: Experiences from Mali, Ghana and Ethiopia” Prof. Stephen Brown, University of Ottawa   Date: Monday, 26th Feb 2018   Location: Social Sciences Building 10.05, 4-5.30pm   —– Abstract: In Read more »

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