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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Study Africa

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

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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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Please note that this event has been postponed due to industrial action. A rescheduled date will be announced in due...

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Two films, produced as part of a Leeds-led research project, have been selected for screening at the Changing the Story...

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You may have noticed that our journal, the Leeds African Studies Bulletin has recently moved to a digital, online format,...

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The Conversation have published an article by Dr Adriaan van Klinken entitled ‘Desmond Tutu’s long history of fighting for lesbian and...

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Call for Papers BAAL Language in Africa (LIA) SIG Annual Meeting in collaboration with the Leeds University Centre for African...

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