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2014 / 2015

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25 Mar 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Islam, Youth, and Modernity in the Gambia: The Tablighi Jama'at
Speaker: Marloes Janson # School of Oriental and African Studies
Sydney Smith Lecture Theatre, Medical School, Teviot Place
18 Mar 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Ebola in West Africa: Perspectives from Medecins Sans Frontieres
Speaker: Emilie Venables # MSF
Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
11 Mar 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: How western states keep the lead in international organizations even as they lose relative economic weight: recent events at the World Bank, IMF, UN and UNCTAD
Speaker: Robert Wade # London School of Economics
Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
4 Mar 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: War, People, Transport and Labour: The Establishment of Colonial Rule in Zambia, 1890 - 1920
Speaker: Jan-Bart Gewald # African Studies Centre, Leiden
Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
25 Feb 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: The (Witch) doctor and the Patient: Depictions of Traditional and Western Medicine in Malawian Illness Narratives
Speaker: Chisomo Kalinga # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
18 Feb 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: From Namibia with Love
Speaker: Laura Merilainen-Amaumo # TBC
Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
11 Feb 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: The domestic risks of peacekeeping abroad: A new look at African mutineers
Speaker: Maggie Dwyer # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
4 Feb 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Working for Wages in Rural Africa: capturing and understanding rural wage employment
Speaker: Carlos Oya # School of Oriental and African Studies
Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
28 Jan 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Words on skin: Race, Ethiopia, and the Bible
Speaker: Tom Boylston # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
21 Jan 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Not just a tool. Taking context into account in the development of a mobile App for rural water supply in Tanzania
Speaker: Anna Wesselink # University of Twente
Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building. 15a George Square
14 Jan 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Tax reforms, state realignments and civic engagement in Nigeria
Speaker: Olly Owen # University of Oxford
Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
26 Nov 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Rebel Queens and Black Diamonds: The role of women in African rebellions
Speaker: Dr Zoe Marks # University of Edinburgh
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Ground floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
19 Nov 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: African Local Knowledge and Livestock Health in South Africa
Speaker: William Beinart # University of Oxford
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, CMB, 15a George Square
12 Nov 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Taking exception to Agamben: policing and 'permissive space' in urban South Africa
Speaker: Sarah Jane Cooper-Knock # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, CMB, 15a George Square
29 Oct 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Low Cost Housing: Property markets, informality and redress in Post apartheid South Africa
Speaker: Ashley Gunter # University of South Africa
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, CMB, 15a George Square
22 Oct 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Masters, Servants and Empire in Africa
Speaker: Jeremy Krikler # University of Essex
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, CMB, 15a George Square
15 Oct 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Dire Straights: Nigerian Heterosexuality in Crisis
Speaker: Rudi Gaudio # Purchase College, State University of New York
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, CMB, 15a George Square
8 Oct 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Stay the hand of justice in post-conflict Burundi: the impact of lawfare and dynamics of intervention on the judiciary and legal professions
Speaker: Sara Dezalay # Goethe University, Frankfurt
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, CMB, 15a George Square
1 Oct 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Architecture Culture and Development - exploring 21st century continental narratives
Speaker: Ola Uduku # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Ground floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
24 Sep 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Rural Insecurity on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria: livelihoods, land, and religious reform among pastoralists and farmers
Speaker: Adam Higazi # University of Cambridge
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, ground floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
17 Sep 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Nyerere: The Edinburgh years
Speaker: Dr Tom Molony # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, ground floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
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