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2017 / 2018

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28 Mar 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Mushrooms will save the world: Myco-entrepreneurs in East Africa and beyond
Speaker: Dr Neil Carrier # University of Bristol
LG.09 David Hume Tower
14 Mar 2018 4:00pm - 7:00pm Seminar: Turbulence and Order in Economic Development: Economic Transformation in Tanzania and Vietnam Book Launch
Speaker: Dr Hazel Gray # University of Edinburgh
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal MacMillan Building
28 Feb 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: 'Making territory in the South Sudan-Uganda borderlands, 1914-2014
Speaker: Dr Cherry Leonardi # University of Durham
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
14 Feb 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: The Salvation Agenda: Politics and Medical Humanitarianism During Zimbabwe’s Cholera Catastrophe, 2008/09
Speaker: Dr Simukai Chigudu # University of Oxford
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal MacMillan Building
7 Feb 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: When Slime Sticks on Clean Deeds: The Political Opportunism of E.H. Duckworth's Clean-Up Lagos Campaigns
Speaker: Dr Terri Ochiagha # King´s College, London
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal MacMillan Building
31 Jan 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Rethinking Youth, Education and International Development
Speaker: Shari Sabeti # Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Ann Cotton # Camfed; Speaker: Katherine Baxter # Sociology, University of Edinburgh
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal MacMillan Building
24 Jan 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola
Speaker: Dr Jon Schubert # University of Geneva
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal MacMillan Building
17 Jan 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: The Making of a Black Middle Class: Race, Law and Property in Johannesburg, South Africa
Speaker: Dr Maxim Bolt # University of Birmingham
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal MacMillan Building
6 Dec 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: The Death of the ICC? The Politics of International Justice in Africa
Speaker: Dr Phil Clark # SOAS
S.1, 7 George Square
29 Nov 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Migration, love and the value of absence in contemporary Senegal
Speaker: Dr Hélène Neveu Kringelbach # University College London
H.R.B Lecture Theatre, Robson Building, George Square, EH8 9LD
22 Nov 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Roundtable: Book Launch: The Struggle Over State Power Zimbabwe
Speaker: Dr George Hamandishe Karekwaivanane # Centre of African Studies
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
15 Nov 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: The participation Conundrum: Evidence from a study of participation in violence in Eastern DRC
Speaker: Dr. Gauthier Marchais # Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
Seminar Room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
8 Nov 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm 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
7 Nov 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm Lecture: The challenges of forced migrations in the UK and the world
Speaker: Gonzalo Vargas Llosa # UNHCR
Lecture Theatre 1, 7 Bristo Square 
1 Nov 2017 4:00pm - 7:30pm 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
25 Oct 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm 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
18 Oct 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm 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
11 Oct 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm 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
4 Oct 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm 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
27 Sep 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm 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
20 Sep 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm 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
Student lying on grass reading book