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

The Leeds African Studies Bulletin publishes cutting-edge work in African studies, 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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Events and News

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Introduction session of the seminar series “African Knowledges for Global Challenges”. This is the first session of the Sadler Seminar...

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This is the first session of the Sadler Seminar Series “African Knowledges for Global Challenges”, supported by the Leeds Arts...

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On 31st July 2020, the documentary film Kenyan Christian Queer will have its online global premiere! Register now (for free) to watch...

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Please note that this event has been postponed. Information about the rescheduled event will be posted as soon as we...

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Congratulations to Dr Kamal Salhi who has been promoted to the position of Chair in Francophone and North African Studies....

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The Leeds University Centre for African Studies is delighted to announce the winner of the 2020 Lionel Cliffe Prize for...

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The documentary film Kenyan Christian Queer is about to be released! The film offers an intimate portrait of a group...

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The Leeds University Centre for African Studies is deeply upset about recent events in the United States. We condemn police...

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