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PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE THIS EVENT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES (Re)imagining creative practice in adolescent sexual and reproductive health: Interactive Workshop 11.00-17.30, 24th September 2019, University of Leeds, Room TBC Concept Note Much adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH)…
DO YOU IDENTIFY AS A BLACK AND/OR AFRICAN POSTGRADUATE STUDYING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS IN THE FACULTIES OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND CULTURES AND EDUCATION OR IN SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW? WOULD YOU BE INTERESTED IN MEETING WITH OTHERS FROM A SIMILAR BACKGROUND TO DISCUSS THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF YOUR EXPERIENCE AT LEEDS IN…
This workshop is part of a series sponsored by the African Studies Association in the UK (ASAUK) and funded by the British Academy. It  brings together journal editors and early career African scholars and postgraduate students involved in or interested in African studies (various fields/disciplines) to work with journal editors with the aim of supporting…
This workshop will see postgraduate students, researchers and academics from a number of institutions come together to focus on the themes of gender and sexuality in the African continent from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds. Themes include Rhetoric and Representation, Violence, Norms and Dissonance. Programme 10.15 Coffee and opening remarks 10.30-12.30 Session 1: RHETORIC…
This one-day workshop will explore the interaction between cultural creativity and politics in Africa. Through discussions of novels, poetry and other cultural expressions, it will explore the relationship between the state, political movements and people engaged in cultural projects. York-based Malawian author Jack Mapanje will read extracts from his prison memoir And Crocodiles Are Hungry…
Organised by Dr Jörg Wiegratz, Lecturer in Political Economy of Global Development and LUCAS Board Member This workshop is sponsored by LUCAS. We regret that this is a closed workshop for an on-going project but there will be further information on future events / publications later. Jörg Wiegratz (Leeds) and David Whyte (Liverpool): Neoliberalism, fraud…
Organised by Leeds University Centre for African Studies Location: Michael Sadler SR (LG.15) ‘International Development in Transition: Implications for Health in Africa’ Dr. Sophie Harman (Queen Mary University)   ‘The global AIDS response in a Post-2015 World’ Dr. Simon Rushton (The University of Sheffield)   ‘Neglected Tropical Diseases verses MDGs?: Reshaping Global Health Prof. James…
Location: Grant Room, School of History A workshop organised by the the School of History, the Sustainability Research Institute, and School of Politics and International Studies. Sessions: Dr. Frank Nyame, University of Ghana ‘The Challenges of Mainstreaming Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in sub-Saharan Africa: towards a pragmatic approach’ 2:30pm Prof. Rosaleen Duffy, University of…
Location: Location details made available with confirmation of booking Sponsored by LUCAS and Review of African Political Economy (ROAPE) http://www.roape.org/ 2012 is the African National Congress’ centenary year and this workshop will examine a range of issues relating to South African politics, history and society at this symbolic moment in the country’s history. The themes addressed…
Location: Room 1.44 of the Geography main building Joanna Sadgrove is a Research Fellow in the School of Geography, University of Leeds. Jen Brown and the Citizenship and Belonging Reading Group would like to invite everyone to a reading group gathering where we will be discussing an exciting new paper with the author herself. The meeting…