Events

The next Lunch and Learn Seminar from the Leeds University Centre for African Studies will be delivered by Dr Karen Lucas from the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds. Please feel free to bring along your lunch to this informal lunchtime seminar. Registration is not required and all are welcome. Abstract This…
The Leeds University Centre for African Studies is delighted to announce Shane Doyle’s inaugural lecture as Professor of African History, which will be hosted at the University of Leeds on Thursday 5th December 2019 at 5:30pm, room TBC. All are welcome to join us for this fascinating presentation entitled ‘The Family in African History’. Abstract…

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Location: Room 11.13, Social Sciences Building Dan Branch from the Department of History at the University of Warwick gives the seminar: ‘The Cold War and Domestic Politics in Kenya, 1964-69’
[tab:{About the Conference}] Almost two decades have passed since the ‘third wave’ of democratization began to roll across Sub-Saharan Africa in the early 1990s, and while the holding of regular elections has become relatively well-established in many countries, perhaps most successfully in Ghana, electoral processes have also been deeply flawed in recent instances such as…
Location: Room 11.13, Social Sciences Building David Maxwell from the School of History at Keele University gives the seminar: ‘Freed Slaves, Respectability and Religious Transnationalism: The Expansion of the Christian Frontier from Angola to the Belgian Congo’.
Location: Room 11.13, Social Sciences Building Lionel Cliffe from the School of Geography gives the seminar: ‘Land reform in settler colonies: Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa compared’.
Location: Room 11.13, Social Sciences Building Farai Magunha from the School of Geography gives the seminar: ‘Kinships, Remittances, and Transnationalism amongst Zimbabwean Diaspora’.
Location: Room 11.13, Social Sciences Building Shane Doyle from the School of History gives the seminar: ‘Historical memory, sexual behaviour and the origins of HIV in Great Lakes East Africa’.