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"African Knowledges of Health" - Seminar 4 in the series “African Knowledges for Global Challenges”

Thursday 21 January 2021, 16:00-17:30
Microsoft Teams

On 21 January, we have the fourth seminar in the Sadler seminar series “African Knowledges for Global Challenges”.

Under the theme “African Knowledges of Health”, three presenters will give short presentations of their work in progress on understandings and issues of health in African contexts:


  • Abel Ugba (Sociology): “Healing in the Diaspora: Untangling African Pentecostals’ Complex Ideologies about Divine Healing”
  • Xavier Moyet (PRHS): “Lagos, Covid-19 and (Yoruba) Indigenous Knowledge about Health”
  • Shane Doyle (History): “Pandemics and soft power: HIV/AIDS and Uganda on the global stage”


The Sadler Seminar Series “African Knowledges for Global Challenges” is supported by the Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute, in collaboration with the Leeds University Centre for African Studies. The series is convened by Adriaan van Klinken, Brendon Nicholls, Lisa Thorley, and Abel Ugba.

The seminar is hosted online, on Microsoft Teams.

If you would like to participate and receive the link to the meeting and a copy of the text, please contact Ms Sarah Ashbridge (LUCAS).