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2018 / 2019

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27 Mar 2019 4:10pm - 5:30pm Seminar: The Chinese Motorcycles in Burkina Faso: New transnational accumulation itineraries and extraversion management
Speaker: Dr. Guive Khan-Mohammad # University of Geneva
Seminar room 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
20 Mar 2019 4:10pm - 5:30pm Seminar: The Internet and sexuality in Cameroon. An extension of male domination and sexual inequalities?
Speaker: Larissa Kojoué # FPAE (Yaoundé)/LAM (Bordeaux)/SESSTIM (Marseille)
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
13 Mar 2019 4:10pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Enduring the Politics of Saving Lives: Zombies and the Ebola Outbreak
Speaker: Veronica Gomez-Temesio # University of Copenhagen
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
6 Mar 2019 4:10pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Effects of Political Campaigns in Multi-Ethnic Societies: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Kenya
Speaker: Dr. Ken O. Opalo # Georgetown University
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
20 Feb 2019 4:10pm - 5:30pm Seminar: The Development of African Regional Peace and Security Norms and Their Contribution to International Norms
Speaker: Kathryn Nash # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
6 Feb 2019 4:10pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Performances of Injustice: The politics of truth, justice and reconciliation in Kenya
Speaker: Professor Gabrielle Lynch # University of Warwick
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
30 Jan 2019 6:30pm - 8:00pm Seminar: Africa in 2019: Prospects & Forecasts
Speaker: Nanjala Nyabola # Writer and independent political analyst, Kenya; Speaker: Patrick Sam # Chairperson of the National Art Council of Namibia (NACN), Namibia; Speaker: Francisca Mutapi # Professor in Global Health Infection and Immunity, University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: James Smith # Vice-Principal International, University of Edinburgh
The Meadows Lecture Theatre (G.07), University of Edinburgh
23 Jan 2019 4:10pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Mass Protests and Ethnic Armies: How Coup Proofing Impacts Military Defection
Speaker: Dr. Kristen Harkness # University of St. Andrews
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
16 Jan 2019 4:10pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Mining, waste and environmental thought on the Central African Copperbelt, 1950-2000
Speaker: Dr. Iva Peša # University of Oxford
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square , Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
28 Nov 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: New patterns in capital flight from South Africa
Speaker: Dr Susan Newman # UWE Bristol
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
21 Nov 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Exploring Attitudes towards HIV testing amongst wealthy men in Tanzania
Speaker: Dr Kevin Deane # Queen Mary University of London
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
14 Nov 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Concrete imaginary - figures of state in post-apartheid South Africa
Speaker: Dr Alex Wafer # University of the Witwatersrand
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
7 Nov 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Bora Uhai: Performing Digital Vernaculars in Kenya
Speaker: Dr George Otieno Ogola # University of Central Lancashire
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
31 Oct 2018 4:00pm - 7:00pm Seminar: Celebrating Nelson Mandela’s Centenary: Mandela, A True Pan-Africanist - symposium and discussion
Speaker: Firdoze Bulbulia # Film Producer; Speaker: Faith Isiakpere # Film Director; Speaker: Hakim Adi # Author
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
24 Oct 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Pride, patronage, or policies? How election campaigns increase ethnic identification in Africa
Speaker: Dr Elena Gadjanova # University of Exeter
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
17 Oct 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Dr Kate Wright's Book Launch: Who's Reporting Africa Now?Non-Governmental Organizations, Journalists, and Multimedia
Speaker: Dr Kate Wright # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Niall Couper # Head of Media, PR and Supporter Communications, Amnesty UK
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
10 Oct 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Decolonizing Sudan: The Rise of Economic and Development Planning
Speaker: Alden Young # Drexel University
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD.
8 Oct 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm Roundtable: Humanitarian #MeToo: Expert Panel
Speaker: Imogen Wall # Fifty Shades of Aid; Speaker: Dr Glenda Cooper # City, University of London; Hosted by: Dr Kate Wright # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Nicola Dahrendorf # Senior consultant
Adam House, 3 Chambers St
3 Oct 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Ethiopian political thought on global history and colonial modernity (1908-1949)
Speaker: Dr Sara Marzagora # SOAS University of London
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
26 Sep 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: 'A local border? Decentralising state territoriality in the South Sudan-Uganda borderlands, 1914-2014'
Speaker: Dr Cherry Leonardi # Durham University
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
19 Sep 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Dr Hazel Gray's Book Launch: Turbulence and Order in Economic Development: Institutions and Economic Transformation in Tanzania and Vietnam
Speaker: Dr Hazel Gray # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Dr Stefan Ouma # Goethe University Frankfurt; Speaker: Dr. Kate Meagher # LSE
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
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