The Centre for African Studies at the University of Leeds (LUCAS) is an interdisciplinary centre that brings together scholars with an active interest in Africa from across the University

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Explore your options for studying Africa at the University of Leeds

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African Studies Bulletin

Founded in 1964, the Leeds African Studies Bulletin is published annually by LUCAS, and has included pieces by many distinguished African writers and Africanist scholars over the years

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Yorkshire African Studies Network (YASN)

Africanists in Yorkshire’s universities are carrying out an exciting range of world-class research in a wide range of disciplines

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The Leeds University Centre for African Studies is delighted to announce Shane Doyle’s inaugural lecture as Professor of African History,...

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Abstract Following unprecedented violence in 2007/8, Kenya introduced two classic transitional justice mechanisms: a truth commission and international criminal proceedings....

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On Thursday 2nd May Dr Olly Owen will be visiting us from the African Studies Centre at the University of...

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How does one make sense of Africa – as a place and an idea – today? How should we study...

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Dr Alan Msosa – Human Rights and Sexualities in Malawi Date: 7/2/2019 | Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm Dr Luisa Enria – The Politics of Work in...

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We are delighted to announce that the University of Leeds is awarding an honorary degree to Rev. Christopher Senyonjo, and...

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The Leeds African Studies Bulletin is published annually by the Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS).  Founded in 1964, it has...

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ARE YOU OF NIGERIAN DESCENT AND LIVE IN THE UK? Calling all Nigerians living in the UK to participate in...

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