Centre of African Studies

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    The University of Edinburgh has an important and long historical connection with Africa and is one of the world’s leading centres for the study of Africa. The Centre of African Studies was founded in 1962. It was one of the original African Studies Centres in the UK founded on the recommendation of the Hayter Commission. The Centre of African Studies acts as a focal point for postgraduate teaching and supervision on Africa and a hub for research programmes...

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New publication by Gerhard Anders

in new issue of Social Anthropology 23(1): 29-41.

CAS Conference registration now live!

Registration for the CAS Annual International Conference on Political Topographies in Africa is now open!

Africa writing retreat for Scotland-based PhDs

On 20-22 March 2015, the Centre of African Studies) is hosting a writing retreat for PhD students. The event has two goals: To connect Africanist

Mar 04 Seminar: Speaker: Jan-Bart Gewald # African Studies Centre, Leiden War, People, Transport and Labour: The Establishment of Colonial Rule in Zambia, 1890 - 1920 16:00 (2 hours) , Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square

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Mar 11 Seminar: Speaker: Robert Wade # London School of Economics TBC 16:00 (2 hours) , Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square

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Mar 18 Seminar: Speaker: Emilie Venables # MSF Ebola in West Africa: Perspectives from Medecins Sans Frontieres 16:00 (2 hours) , Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square

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