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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…
LUCAS and the Centre for Global Development were delighted to host Dr Alex Vines OBE (Head of the Africa Programme at Chatham House), who spoke at the University of Leeds on ‘Narratives about Africa’s Future: what role for academics and analysts?’ on Tuesday 18th October. Watch the video of his talk here
Friday/Saturday 11/12 November This coming month, the ENHANCE ITN Environmental Humanities Training Network will be curating several films at the Leeds International Film Festival. One of these films is The Land Beneath Our Feet, a new documentary about governmental and corporate land grabs set in Liberia. The film’s world premiere will take place at 5pm on Friday,…