Events

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On 28 October 2021, Adriaan van Klinken will deliver his inaugural lecture as Professor of Religion and African Studies, under the title “Reimagining Christianity and Sexual Diversity in Africa”. The School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science (PRHS) and the Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) are delighted to announce the inaugural professorial…
This webinar builds on the recent LUCAS Sadler Series on ‘African Knowledges for Global Challenges’.  This series of events sought to place African scholars and knowledges are the forefronts of articulating and responding to global challenges.  On the eve of COP26, we turn our attention to African perspectives on climate change, and how global responses…

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Location: Room 11.13, Social Sciences Building Joerg Wiegratz (PhD Student, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield) will give the seminar titled: ‘Marching towards market societies in Africa? The case of Uganda’
Location: Room 11.13, Social Sciences Building Professor Allison Drew (Department of Politics, University of York), ‘Models of armed struggle: the impact of Algeria’s war of independence on Umkhonto we Sizwe’s theory and practice’
Location: Room 11.13, Social Sciences Building Dr Devon Curtis from Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge gives a seminar titled “Politics and the Practice of Peacebuilding through Power-sharing in Burundi”.
Location: Room 11.13, Social Sciences Building Dr Phil Clark from the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford gives the seminar: ‘Justice for Genocide: Accountability and Reconciliation in Rwanda’.
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’.