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2016 / 2017

Date / Time Details Where
29 Mar 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Does South Africa's Land Restitution Programme encourage xenophobic attitudes?
Speaker: Dr Michelle Hay # University of the Witwatersrand
S1 7 George Square
22 Mar 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Exploring Event-ethics in Weddings in Botswana; an ethnography of elasticity?
Speaker: Dr. Rijk van Dijk # University of Leiden
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Ground floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
15 Mar 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: The failure of rebel movement-to-political party transformation of the CNDD-FDD in Burundi: an issue of balance between change and continuity
Speaker: Gervais Rufyikiri # University of Antwerp, Former vice-president of Burundi
Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre
13 Mar 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Recent Electoral Reforms in Nigeria: Lessons for Africa
Speaker: Professor Attahiru Jega # University of Oxford
7 George Square - S.1
8 Mar 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Becoming Small ‘Big Men’: Charismatic Pastorship in Ghana
Speaker: Dr Karen Lauterbach # University of Copenhagen
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Ground floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
2 Mar 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm Seminar: PSRP Researcher Presenting: Book Launch of “Inside Rwanda’s Gacaca Courts, Seeking Justice after Genocide”
Speaker: Dr Bert Ingelaere # University of Antwerp
G.04, 50 George Square
1 Mar 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: When bodies don’t count: Charting the rise of ‘Symbolic Government’ through multilateral responses to Eritrean and Rwandan refugees
Speaker: Georgia Cole # University of Oxford
F.21, 7 George Square
15 Feb 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: African Urbanisation and Urbanism: pro-poor instruments and neoliberal reforms in the water sector
Speaker: Dr. Maria Rusca # King's College London
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Ground floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
1 Feb 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: From ‘developmental’ to ‘captured’ state: unravelling South Africa’s electricity crisis
Speaker: Dr Andrew Bowman # University of Edinburgh
F.21, 7 George Square
25 Jan 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: African-owned firms building capabilities in global value chains: Examining the Ethiopian garment export sector
Speaker: Prof. Lindsay Whitfield # Roskilde University
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Ground floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
18 Jan 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Scottish Collectors and Collecting in Central Africa, 1870–1930
Speaker: Dr Sarah Worden # National Museums Scotland; Speaker: Dr Lawrence Dritsas # University of Edinburgh
Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre
7 Dec 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Built environment and sociality in new mining towns in Zambia
Speaker: Rita Kesselring # University of Basel; Introduced by: Wolfgang Zeller # University of Edinburgh
Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre
30 Nov 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Book launch - Understanding Zimbabwe: From Liberation to Authoritarianism
Speaker: Sara Dorman # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
23 Nov 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Charles Jedrej Lecture: Dangerous Bodies: Containment and Everyday Resistance during the Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone
Speaker: Luisa Enria # University of Bath; Introduced by: Ian Harper # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
16 Nov 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Postcolonial Legal Transformation and the Emerging Politics of the Legal Profession in Zmbabwe, 1980-1995
Speaker: George Karekwaivanane # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
9 Nov 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: The Politics of Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility and Development: Comparing Zambia, Ghana and Peru
Speaker: Tomas Fredericksen # University of Manchester; Introduced by: Andrew Bowman # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
4 Nov 2016 12:00pm - 6:00pm Workshop: Tri-continentalism/Pan-Africanism symposium
Speaker: Raquel Ribiero # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: David Murphy # University of Stirling; Speaker: Jihan El-Tahri # filmmaker
12-2 CMB Practice Suite; 4-6 50 George Square G04
2 Nov 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Book launch - How Change Happens (and How to Make it Happen)
Speaker: Duncan Green # Oxfam; Introduced by: James Smith # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
26 Oct 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: The Idea of “India” in West African Vodun Art and Thought
Speaker: Dana Rush # University of Strasburg
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
19 Oct 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Industrial Policy in Africa: Toward a Theoretical Understanding
Speaker: Howard Stein # University of Michigan
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
12 Oct 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Domestic Labour in Africa, 1900-2015: Housework, Commodification and Mother Africa
Speaker: Deborah Bryceson # University of Oxford and University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
5 Oct 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Who’s Reporting Africa Now? Journalists, NGOs and Multimedia
Speaker: Kate Wright # University of Edinburgh; Introduced by: Richard Dowden # Royal African Society
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
28 Sep 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Reinventing paternalism. A genealogy of workplace regimes in the mining sector, central Africa
Speaker: Benjamin Rubbers # University of Liège; Introduced by: José Maria-Munoz # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
21 Sep 2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Irregular migration and the politics of security intervention in the Sahel
Speaker: Dr Philippe Frowd # University of York; Introduced by: Dr Maggie Dwyer # co host CeSeR (Security Network Seminar)
Seminar Room 1, Chrystal Macmillan Building
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