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

Tributes

Professor Vic Allen

Originally published in Africa Studies Bulletin No. 77 (Winter 2015/16)

Chinua Achebe: The Spirit Lives

Chinua Achebe was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. He was best known for his first novel and magnum opus, Things Fall Apart (1958), which is the most widely read book in modern African literature. Ngugi wa Thiong’o talks about his encounters with Chinua Achebe and their impact on his life and literary career.

Originally published in Africa Studies Bulletin No. 75 (Winter 2013/14)

Tribute to Lionel Cliffe

A tribute to the transformative dynamism of Lionel Cliffe by Ray Bush

Originally published in Africa Studies Bulletin No. 75 (Winter 2013/14)

In memory of Ulli Beier

Ulli Beier saw himself as a mediator, a translator and facilitator of mutual cultural inspirations. His merits as cultural pioneer, as facilitator who opens doors, pave the way for new moves in aesthetic cross-fertilisation.

Originally published in Africa Studies Bulletin No. 73 (Winter 2011/12)

In Memory of John Holmes

Jane Plastow pays tribute to John Holmes, a linguist and scholar who projected an attitude of informality which helped to broke down the barriers between people.

Originally published in Africa Studies Bulletin No. 70 (December 2008)

Professor Carolyn Baylies

Originally published in African Studies Bulletin No. 66 (March 2004)

Professor Walter Newlyn

Originally published in African Studies Bulletin No. 65 (March 2003)

Professor Adrian Hastings

Originally published in African Studies Bulletin No. 64 (December 2001)

Aquino de Bragança

Originally published in African Studies Bulletin No. 45 (November 1986)

Dr Judy Kimble

Originally published in African Studies Bulletin No. 45 (November 1986)

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