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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PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE THIS EVENT AS SOON AS...

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The Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) and the School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) are delighted to...

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The Leeds University Centre for African Studies is excited to announce that Dr Jones Adu-Gyamfi will be visiting the University...

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We are pleased to invite you to this GCRF-AFRICAP knowledge-sharing seminar organised jointly with the Leeds University Centre for African...

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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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