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

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 »

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 »

Finding Africa seminar - Caitlin Stobie on Abortion and Southern African Women's Writing

Date: 27/2/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Finding Africa – African Feminisms seminar series 2017 The Birth of ‘New’ Materialism? Abortion and Southern African Women’s Writing Caitlin Stobie Monday 27 February, 5pm, Leeds Humanities Research Institute Seminar Room 1 African Feminisms Seminar Schedule (UK) Abstract In her preface Read more »

Jane Plastow - Stiwanism and Gendered Identities in Jinja (Uganda)

Date: 13/2/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Finding Africa are pleased to announce that Jane Plastow will open our next set of seminars on the theme of African Feminisms with a paper co-authored with Katie McQuaid, Stiwanism and Gendered Identities in Jinja (Uganda)  The seminar will take place 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 »

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 »

'Sing Freedom - a story with songs of liberation' - Frances Bernstein and Free Range choir

Date: 22/11/2016 | Time: 7.30pm9.00pm

Leeds University Centre for African Studies are very proud to be able to offer a rare chance to see this special show: ‘Sing Freedom – a story with songs of liberation’, a personal story told by Leeds Free Range choir leader Read more »

YASN Conference - ‘Transitions’ from what to what? Justice and Reconciliation in Africa

Date: 18/11/2016 (all day)

YASN Conference at the University of Bradford supported by JEFCAS ‘Transitions’ from what to what? Justice and Reconciliation in Africa Friday 18th November 2016 The conference aims to subject to scrutiny the realms of criminal justice, social justice and reconciliation 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 »

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