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2007 Seminar Series

Programme - Semester 1 2007

All seminars are held in Faculty Room South, David Hume Tower (4pm – 6pm). ALL WELCOME.

19th September – HE Claver Gatete, Ambassador of Rwanda
The Economic and Social Reconstruction of Rwanda since the Genocide

26th September – Ruth Watson (Department of History, University of Cambridge)
Garveyism, respectability and citizenship in early twentieth-century Nigeria

3rd October – Daniel Hammett (School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh)

The Challenge of a 'Culture of Untitlement' to Citizenship in Post-Apartheid South Africa

10th October – Tim Allen (Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics)
Peace and Justice in Uganda

17th October – No seminar

24th October – Martin Lindhardt (Centre of African Studies, University of Copenhagen)
Pentecostalism, witchcraft and moral dilemmas of development and prosperity in urban Tanzania

31st October – Japhet Kashaigili (Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania/CAS, University of Edinburgh)
The Influence of land use and land cover changes on water flows: the case of the Great Ruaha River, Rufiji Basin, Tanzania

7th November – Melissa Leach (Institute of Development Studies, Sussex)
Science, politics and the Presidential AIDS 'cure' in The Gambia

14th November – Jan-Georg Deutsch (History Faculty, University of Oxford)
Writing a Social History of Africa: Problems and Prospects

21st November – David Skinner, (University of Santa Clara/Visting Fellow CAS)
Islam, Global and Local: Da'wah in Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Ghana

28th November – Henrik Vigh (Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims)
Wayward Migration: on illegal migrant and imagined futures

5th December – Marja Hinfelaar (Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge)
A history of (imagined) secularism in Zambia, 1920s-1990s

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