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Seminar Series

All events are take place in seminar rooms 1 and 2, Christal Macmillan Building, Wednesdays 4-5.30, unless otherwise specified.

Upcoming

Date / Time Details Where
20th Sep 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: Living by the Gun in Chad: Combatants, Impunity and State Formation
Speaker: Dr Marielle Debos # University of Paris Nanterre
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
27th Sep 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: The Messy Actualities of Resource Governmentality: The Case of Tanzania’s SAGCOT Initiative
Speaker: Dr Stefan Ouma # University of Frankfurt
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
4th Oct 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: Street Fight: Toponymy and Multiracialism in Urban Post-Apartheid South Africa
Speaker: Professor Wale Adebanwi # University of Oxford
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
11th Oct 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: India and the BRICS in Africa: Promoting development or dependency?
Speaker: Dr Pádraig Carmody # Trinity College Dublin and the University of Johannesburg
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
18th Oct 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: States of uncertainty: middle class accumulation in suburban Dar es Salaam
Speaker: Dr Claire Mercer # London School of Economics
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
25th Oct 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: Reflections on the application of the principle of Inviolability of African Boundaries and the rise of secessionist flags in Africa
Speaker: Professor Wafula Okumu # Kenya International Boundaries Office
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
1st Nov 2017 16:00 (3 hours and 30 minutes) Seminar: Gender and Enslavement in Atlantic Africa Seminar and John Akomfrah Exhibition
Speaker: Professor Lisa Lindsay # UNC
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD and then Talbot Rice Gallery
8th Nov 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: Book Launch for Soldiers in Revolt: Army Mutinies in Africa
Speaker: Dr Maggie Dwyer # UoE
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
15th Nov 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: New perspectives on the dynamics of participation in armed groups (provisional)
Speaker: Dr. Gauthier Marchais # Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
22nd Nov 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: When Slime Sticks on Clean Deeds: The Political Opportunism of E.H. Duckworth's Clean-Up Lagos Campaigns
Speaker: Dr Terri Ochiagha # Department of African Studies and Anthropology, University of Birmingham
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
29th Nov 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: Migration, love and the value of absence in contemporary Senegal
Speaker: Dr Hélène Neveu Kringelbach # University College London
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
6th Dec 2017 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: The Death of the ICC? The Politics of International Justice in Africa
Speaker: Dr Phil Clark # SOAS
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
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