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Congratulations to Dr Chitereka for passing his PhD viva


LUCAS is delighted to announce that Jekoniya Chitereka has passed his PhD viva.  We congratulate Dr Chitereka for this fantastic achievement. Dr Chitereka's thesis is titled: ‘Big Science Politics and Global Development: The Case of Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in Africa' and was supervised by Dr Alexander Beresford and Professor Melvin Hoare. During his studies...

Nine African scholars awarded a 2022 Virtual Research Fellowship at Leeds


The Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute (LAHRI) and the Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) are delighted to announce the nine Africa-based researchers who have been awarded a virtual research fellowship. As part of the fellowship, each fellow will work with one or more Leeds-based academics on a research project, related to the...

LUCAS-LAHRI Virtual Research Fellowships Scheme 2022


“African Knowledges for Global Challenges” The Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS), in collaboration with the Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute (LAHRI), is pleased to announce up to eight short-term virtual visiting research fellowships for 2022. The Virtual Visiting Research Fellowships are short-term (three-month) fellowships for academics based at institutions on the African...

New Book by Adriaan van Klinken: "Reimagining Christianity and Sexual Diversity in Africa"


Adriaan van Klinken, Professor of Religion and African Studies at the University of Leeds, recently published a book co-authored with Ezra Chitando: Reimagining Christianity and Sexual Diversity in Africa (African Arguments series; London: Hurst & Co and International Africa Institute / New York: Oxford University Press, 2021). See more information about the book below, and please...

Launch of Kenyan Christian Queer documentary film


The documentary film Kenyan Christian Queer is about to be released! The film offers an intimate portrait of a group of LGBT Christians in Kenya, their courage, determination and hope. It specifically features the first LGBT church in Nairobi, Kenya. Called Cosmopolitan Affirming Community, this group of young queer Christians seeks to promote an inclusive...