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  CALL FOR PAPERS “Memory and Performance in African-Atlantic Futures” Three-day International Conference 31 August – 2 September 2018 – University of Leeds At a time when new dynamics are emerging around the issues of justice (transitional, reparative, etc.), mourning and commemoration in Africa and its diaspora, the conference “Memory and Performance in African-Atlantic Futures” seeks to consider the current historical conjuncture…
SING FREEDOM – A story with songs of liberation – Free Range Choir When ANC activist Rusty Bernstein was arrested and tried alongside Nelson Mandela, the life of the family changed forever.  Their ‘privileged’ white existence was replaced by flight and exile.  ‘Sing Freedom’ is his daughter Frances’ story of her parent’s involvement in the…
Lecturer in African Studies Are you keen to contribute to the development of the North of England’s most vibrant interdisciplinary Centre for African Studies? Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out research-led teaching in African History, Literary Studies, Politics or Religious Studies? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in…
Exciting news – Leeds African Studies Bulletin 78 is back from the printers –  and is now online here – for a list of the contents see below: Contents Introduction Notes on Contributors LUCAS News, Reports and People Departmental Reports Articles The Problem with Theatre for Development in contemporary Malawi  Zindaba Chisiza The Conceptualisation of…
Nigerian Voices project – Bradford There is an exciting heritage project taking place in Bradford led by New Leaders Network in collaboration with Nigeria Community Association Bradford. The Nigerian Voices Project unveils the experience of Nigerian elders arriving in Bradford in the 1950s, 60’s and 70’s sharing their experience of arrival, settling down and housing,…
Symposium on Foreign Aid and Journalism in Latin America and Africa: Developing a Research Agenda Leeds, UK – April 20, 2017 Call for Papers Objective: This symposium will examine the influence and impact over the years of foreign aid on journalism practice and education. In so doing, it aims at developing a research agenda to…
LUCAS Seminar Series Spring 2017– all welcome, no need to book in advance Conversations in Black History – Remembering Christopher and David LUCAS is supporting a new series in conjunction with Leeds West Indian Centre Charitable Trust and the School of History at the University of Leeds, ‘Conversations in Black History’, and its inaugural event…
The Researchers in Development Network at the University of Leeds is excited to announce the 5th Annual RiDNet conference “I, Researcher: exploring the research experience – context, self and interdisciplinary practice” The conference will take place on the 27th of January, 2017 at the School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds. Please see attached…