Events

Please join us on Thursday 1st December, 11.30 am (GMT) for a research seminar with Dr Mikel Burley who will speak about: “Conceptual Decolonization and Conceptual Justice: Critically Examining Proposals from Kwasi Wiredu and Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o” The seminar is jointly hosted by the Leeds University Centre for African Studies and the Leeds Centre for Religion and Public…

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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’.