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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Please join us on Thursday 1st December, 11.30 am (GMT) for a research seminar with Dr Mikel Burley who will...

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The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies at the University of Leeds, and the Leeds University Centre for African Studies,...

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Please join us on Thursday 17th November, 11.30 am (GMT) for a research seminar with Dr Naomi Richman (Trinity College,...

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Please join us  on Thursday 17th November, 2pm (GMT) when Dr Sandra Bhatasara (University of Zimbabwe) will be in conversation...

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We are delighted to welcome Dr Tendai Mangena to the University of Leeds. On 1 February 2023, Dr Mangena is...

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We are delighted to welcome Dr Megan Robertson, who on 1 February 2023 is taking up a two-years UKRI Postdoctoral...

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LUCAS is delighted to announce that Jekoniya Chitereka has passed his PhD viva.  We congratulate Dr Chitereka for this fantastic...

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LUCAS is delighted to announce that PhD student Ganzi M. Isharaza has passed their Viva and been awarded their PhD...

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