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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LUCAS is delighted to invite you to attend our research seminar, delivered by Dr Thomas Hendriks, vans-Pritchard Fellow in African...

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Abstract This presentation is designed to highlight the transport, mobility and accessibility needs of urban poor and socially vulnerable populations...

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2020 sees the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the Sierra Leone National Railway Museum, one of only two national...

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Abstract: This paper offers a critical inquiry into the role and function of traditional philosophies of care, humanity and community...

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The Norman Miller Archive is a new open multimedia resource featuring selected research, photos, films, journals, books, and field notes from the library...

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The Leeds University Centre for African Studies is delighted to announce the winner of the 2019 Lionel Cliffe Prize for...

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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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