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Centre of African Studies: News



Kenyan Novelist Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Speaks at the Book Festival

The Centre of African Studies Director Tom Molony chaired conversation with Kenyan Novelist Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o [17 Aug 2018]

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Lectureships in African Studies and in International Development

The University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint to three Lectureships in the School of Social and Political Science’s Centre of African Studies. [14 Aug 2018]

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Critical African Studies Journal

Critical African Studies, published by Taylor & Francis and based out of the Centre for African Studies (CAS) at the University of Edinburgh, seeks to return Africanist scholarship to the heart of theoretical innovation within each of its constituent disciplines, including Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, History, Law, Economics, Arts and Humanities. [28 Jun 2018]

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OxChain One-Day Conference: Blockchain and the Global South

The OxChain project* held a one-day event in London on 22 May at the Coin Street Community Centre in Southwark. [05 Jun 2018]

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CAS Congratulate Dr Kate Wright on her New Book

As news organizations cut correspondent posts and foreign bureaux, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have begun to expand into news reporting. [22 May 2018]

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CAS Research Fellow Dr Maggie Dwyer has been offered a prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

The project, which will span 36 months, is titled ‘Peacekeeping Veterans: Deployment Effects on African Soldiers and Communities.’ [22 May 2018]

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