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

Libya’s trapped African migrants: a case of postmodern slavery

Date: 24/4/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Finding Africa seminar  The next seminar paper in our Theorising Africa series will be delivered by Nadia Nolwazi Ncube and is entitled ‘Libya’s trapped African migrants: a case of postmodern slavery’. The seminar will take place on Tuesday 24 April at 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 »

Finding Africa seminar: Art and Ways of knowing in Uganda

Date: 13/2/2018 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Finding Africa seminar series – Art and Ways of knowing in Uganda A screening and discussion of two short films developed in response to a workshop with artists and activists  Ruth Kelly  (CHR, York) & Director, Patience Nitumwesiga We are delighted to 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 »

LUCAS Annual Lecture with Prof Ato Quayson (New York University)

Date: 6/12/2017 | Time: 5.30pm7.00pm

LUCAS Annual Lecture – supported by the Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies at the University of Leeds  Conscripts of Colonial Modernity in Chinua Achebe’s Rural Novels Professor Ato Quayson (New York University) Wednesday 6 December, 5.30pm, Rupert Beckett Lecture 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 »

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 »

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