Centre for African Studies (LUCAS)

Centre for African Studies
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

Tel: 0113 343 5069
Fax: 0113 343 4400
african-studies@leeds.ac.uk

LUCAS Schools Project coordinator

Richard Borowski
R.Borowski@leeds.ac.uk

Nick Grant - Anti-Apartheid and the Politics of Motherhood

Date: 15/11/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

University of Leeds Faculty of Arts Women, Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster and Global History Research Cluster seminar 1956 Women’s Day Protest, Pretoria Wednesday, 15th November, 5pm-7pm,  Grant room, Michael Sadler Building (room 3.11): Speaker, Dr Nick Grant (UEA), ‘Anti-Apartheid Read more »

Kathleen Vongsathorn - Tracing Shifting Attitudes to Hospital Childbirth across Uganda

Date: 2/11/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

LUCAS Seminar – all welcome Kathleen Vongsathorn (Warwick), ‘Deep into the village’: Tracing Shifting Attitudes to Hospital Childbirth across Uganda, c. 1918-2017′ Thursday 2 November 2017 5-7pm – LG17, Michael Sadler Building, University of Leeds Kathleen Vongsathorn is Wellcome Trust Research Fellow Read more »

Toussaint Louverture, the Haitian Revolution and Haiti today

Date: 17/10/2017 | Time: 6.00pm8.00pm

Book launch of Toussaint Louverture: A Black Jacobin in the Age of Revolutions (Pluto, 2017) with authors Charles Forsdick and Christian Høgsbjerg, a discussion on Haiti today led by Guilaine Brutus, and a Reparations Dialogue from Sai Murray.  As part of the Conversations Read more »

Oliver Coates - West African soldiers in India, 1943 to 1947

Date: 17/10/2017 | Time: 4.30pm6.00pm

WEST AFRICAN TROOPS IN INDIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR © IWM (IND 2864) LUCAS Seminar – All welcome Oliver Coates (Cambridge), ‘West African soldiers in India, 1943 to 1947’ Tuesday 17 Oct 2017 4.30-6pm, Michael Sadler Building LG15, University of Read more »

Finding Africa seminar - Claire Griffiths on postcolonial afterlives and the gendering of empire

Date: 4/5/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Finding Africa seminar – African Feminisms seminar series 2017 Postcolonial afterlives and the gendering of empire: A Franco-African Experience Claire Griffiths Thursday 4 May, 5pm, Leeds Humanities Research Institute Seminar Room 1 Abstract This paper draws on evidence from the Read more »

Race and Resistance Lecture - Kehinde Andrews - Why we need Black Studies

Date: 3/5/2017 | Time: 6.00pm7.30pm

You are warmly invited to the annual Race and Resistance Lecture which this year is co-sponsored by the School of History and the Conversations in Black History Series (run by Anyaa Anim-Addo and Say Burgin). We are delighted to welcome Read more »

Finding Africa seminar - Sybil Adam on Leila Aboulela - Cancelled

Date: 20/4/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Finding Africa seminar – African Feminisms seminar series 2017 Feminism and Literary Form in the Novels of Leila Aboulela Sybil Adam Thursday 20 April – this seminar has been cancelled unfortunately – see here African Feminisms Seminar Schedule (UK)

Finding Africa seminar - Joanita Mirembe on Womanism in Contemporary African Feminism

Date: 6/4/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Finding Africa – African Feminisms seminar series 2017 Womanism in Contemporary African Feminism – Joanita Mirembe Thursday 6 April, 5pm, Leeds Humanities Research Institute Seminar Room 1 African Feminisms Seminar Schedule (UK) The next seminar paper in our African Feminisms series Read more »

Finding Africa seminar - Elinor Rooks on Bessie Head's radical visions of sex and gender

Date: 23/3/2017 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Finding Africa seminar – African Feminisms seminar series 2017 To Have Seven Thousand Vaginas and None At All: Bessie’s Head’s Radical Visions of Sex and Gender Elinor Rooks Thursday 23 March 5pm, Leeds Humanities Research Institute Seminar Room 1 The Read more »

Truth for Giulio, Justice for Egypt’s Disappeared

Date: 22/3/2017 | Time: 1.00pm2.30pm

Truth for Giulio, Justice for Egypt’s Disappeared   PhD student Giulio Regeni was in Egypt researching independent trade unions when he disappeared a year ago LUCAS are proud to be joining with Leeds University and College’s Union (UCU) and Amnesty Read more »

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