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2019 / 2020

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1 Apr 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: ‘without security we cannot move, because of security we cannot move’: mapping contractor security infrastructures in East Africa
Speaker: Jethro Norman # University of Leeds
Violet Laidlaw room, 6th floor CMB
25 Mar 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Book Launch | Gone to Ground: A History of Environment & Infrastructure in Dar es Salaam
Speaker: Emily Brownell # University of Edinburgh
Violet Laidlaw room, 6th floor CMB
18 Mar 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: TBC
Speaker: TBC # TBC
Practice Suite, 1.12 CMB
19 Feb 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Theologies of Continuity and Rupture for the Luba Katanga: The Missionary Journeys of Placide Tempels and William F.P. Burton in Colonial Belgium Congo
Speaker: David Maxwell # University of Cambridge
Violet Laidlaw room, 6th floor CMB
12 Feb 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Africa as an Altar of Sacrifice: The Struggle for Epistemic Justice
Speaker: Harri Englund # University of Cambridge
Violet Laidlaw room, 6th floor CMB
5 Feb 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Funeral insurance in Ghana: The last respect
Speaker: Akinyinka Akinyoade # University of Leiden
Violet Laidlaw room, 6th floor CMB
29 Jan 2020 5:30pm - 7:00pm Seminar: Africa in 2020: Prospects and Forecasts
Speaker: Barbara Bompani # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Richard Itaman # King's College London; Speaker: Valerie Asiimwe Amani # Artist; Speaker: Imraan Valodia # University of the Witwatersrand; Speaker: Sandra Garwe # University of Edinburgh
Debating Hall, Teviot Row House
22 Jan 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: A Ritual Geology: Gold and Subterranean Knowledge in West Africa
Speaker: Robyn d'Avignon # NYU
Violet Laidlaw room, 6th floor CMB
15 Jan 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Women, Equality, and Citizenship in Contemporary Africa
Speaker: Dr Robtel Neajai Pailey # University of Oxford
Violet Laidlaw room, 6th Floor CMB
11 Dec 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Screening of Atlantics
Violet Laidlaw Room, 6th Floor CMB
20 Nov 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: East and Central African activists and anticolonial cultures in a decolonising world, 1952-64: A book proposal in progress
Speaker: Ismay Milford # University of Edinburgh
Violet Laidlaw room, 6th floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building
13 Nov 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Ethiopian warrior insignia: evidence from a fourth century coin
Speaker: Tsehai Berhane-Selassie # Former member at the Institute For Advanced Study, Princeton
G.03 doorway 6 (Medical School, Teviot)
6 Nov 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: A Game of Pain: Youth Marginalisation and the Gangs of Freetown
Speaker: Kieran Mitton # King's College London
Seminar room 4, Chrystal Macmillan Building
30 Oct 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Kenya Cowboys: contested indigeneity and post-imperial whiteness in Kenya
Speaker: Josh Doble # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1&2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
23 Oct 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: We didn't have salt, but we had papers: Village identity papers in Uganda
Speaker: Florence Brisset-Foucault # Lecturer in Political Science, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, IMAF (Institut des mondes africains), Junior fellow of the Institut universitaire de France
Seminar room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
16 Oct 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Linking-in through Education? Africa's changing educational landscape in an age of global restructuring
Speaker: Mayke Kaag # University of Leiden
Seminar rooms 1&2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
9 Oct 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Chinese business and management in Africa: insights from Kenya, Zambia and South Africa
Speaker: Lisa Siebers # University of Stirling
Seminar room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
2 Oct 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Gendering South Africa's Foreign Policy: Towards a Feminist Approach?
Speaker: Toni Haastrup # University of Stirling
Violet Laidlaw room, 6th floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building
25 Sep 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Mobility at the Margins: Experiments & Exploitation in Public Transport in Abidjan
Speaker: Jacob Doherty # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1&2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
18 Sep 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Social Media and Politics in Africa: Democracy, Censorship, and Security - book launch
Speaker: Maggie Dwyer # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Tom Molony # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: George Karekwaivanane # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Jean-Benoit Falisse # University of Edinburgh
Seminar rooms 1&2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
11 Sep 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Space and Time: A Long-term Perspective on Land Reform from Zimbabwe's experience
Speaker: Bill Kinsey # Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study & African Studies Centre Leiden
Seminar rooms 1 & 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
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