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Lunch & Learn Seminar: 'Researching the mobility and accessibility needs of low income and vulnerable populations in African cities’ - Professor Karen Lucas

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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...

Book Launch: 'Kenyan, Christian, Queer: Religion, LGBT Activism, and Arts of Resistance in Africa' by Adriaan van Klinken

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Book launch Kenyan, Christian, Queer The Leeds University Centre for African Studies and the Centre for Religion and Public Life warmly invite you to attend the launch of Adriaan van Klinken’s recent book Kenyan, Christian, Queer: Religion, LGBT Activism, and Arts of Resistance in Africa. The event takes place on 14 November 2019, 4:00-5:30pm, in the...

Panel Discussion: 'Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East and North Africa' - Professor Habib Ayeb, Dr Soraya El Kahlaoui & Professor Ray Bush

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LUCAS and POLIS invite you to a panel discussion of the newly published book Food Insecurity and Revolution in the Middle East and North Africa. Agrarian Questions in Egypt and Tunisia, (Anthem Press 2019).  The event takes place at 4pm on Thursday 7th November, in room 14.33 of the Social Sciences Building at the University...

LUCAS & GCRF-AFRICAP Knowledge Sharing Seminar: ‘Individual adaptation strategies to flooding in a low income urban setting in Nigeria’ with Dr Pedi Obani (United Nations University)

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We are pleased to invite you to this GCRF-AFRICAP knowledge-sharing seminar organised jointly with the Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS):   Guest speaker: Dr Pedi Obani, Research Fellow in the United Nations University - Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) Title: Individual adaptation strategies to flooding in a low income urban setting...

Dr Jones Adu-Gyamfi (Bradford): 'Political patronage and youth empowerment: examining young entrepreneurs’ access to micro-finance in Ghana'

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The Leeds University Centre for African Studies is excited to announce that Dr Jones Adu-Gyamfi will be visiting the University on 17th October to deliver a seminar entitled 'Political patronage and youth empowerment: examining young entrepreneurs’ access to micro-finance in Ghana'.  As always, our seminars are free to attend and all are welcome. There is...

Book Launch: 'Uganda: The dynamics of neoliberal transformation' edited by Jörg Wiegratz, Guiliano Martiniello and Elisa Greco (Zed books)

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The Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) and the School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) are delighted to announce an event to celebrate the launch of ‘Uganda: The dynamics of neoliberal transformation’ edited by  Jörg Wiegratz, Guiliano Martiniello and Elisa Greco (published by Zed Books). We invite you to attend the launch of...

LUCAS Annual Launch Event

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The Leeds University Centre for African Studies is delighted to invite you to our Annual launch event on Thursday 3rd October 2019. Please come along and find out what the 2019/20 academic year has in store for LUCAS. Refreshments and nibbles will be available, along with copies of our journal, the Leeds African Studies Bulletin...

EVENT POSTPONED (Re)imagining creative practice in adolescent sexual and reproductive health: Interactive Workshop

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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)...