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2010

CAS Photo Exhibition - The African Images Fundraiser

Wednesday, 24th November [03 Nov 2010]

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Lawrence Dritsas authors report on Scottish Malawi Aid

Dr Lawrence Dritsas was commissioned by the Scotland-Malawi Partnership to write a report for the fifth anniversary of the Cooperation Agreement with Malawi [02 Nov 2010]

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Barbara Bompani Launches New Book

Barbara Bompani will launch her new book 'Development and Politics from Below: Exploring Religious Spaces in the African State' on Wednesday [11 Oct 2010]

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CAS Researchers Present at Italian African Studies Conference

Barbara Bompani, Isabella Soi and Annalisa Urbano are all contributing to the 'Italian Studies on Africa' conference in Naples, 30 September [29 Sep 2010]

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Barbara Bompani launches her new book

Barbara Bompani will launch her new book 'Development and Politics from Below: Exploring Religious Spaces in the African State' on Wednesday [20 Sep 2010]

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Biofuels and Africa podcast

Tom Molony is interviewed in a podcast where he discusses biofuels and Africa [21 Jul 2010]

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Paul Nugent to speak at a Conference

on "The Role of Progressive Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa" in Madrid on 19 July. [13 Jul 2010]

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Rachel Hayman and James Smith win DFID contract

Rachel Hayman, James Smith, Michelle Taylor and colleagues have won a £40K contract to undertake a systematic review of maternal health and aid coordination [27 May 2010]

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DEVELOPMENT POLICY GROUP (PUBLIC POLICY NETWORK) & THE GLOBAL HEA

Reconciling 'Traditional' Beliefs And Development Ideas - Panel discussion [15 Apr 2010]

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James Smith Presents at Oxford Literary Festival

James Smith is taking part in a debate on 'Energy Matters: Land for Food or Energy?' with George Monbiot, Lord Oxburgh and Mike Lant [19 Mar 2010]

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Annual Conference registration now live!

Please click on the following links for further information and registration details:- [04 Mar 2010]

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Zoonotic Disease and Development Bursary Available

The Global Health and Development Academies are pleased to offer a partial bursary to study zoonotic disease control and development in Africa [11 Feb 2010]

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New - PhD Scholarship for UK/EU and Overseas Applicants

The Principal's Career Development PhD Scholarships. The University of Edinburgh will offer almost 60 PhD scholarships for students starting their PhD research at the University in the 2010-2011 academic session. [27 Jan 2010]

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NEW! ESRC Quota Award Available

The Centre of African Studies has been awarded an ESRC studentship for entry in September 2010 – either for the MSc by Research in African Studies followed by the PhD (1+3) or for direct admission to the PhD in African Studies (+3). The ESRC is the main British funding council for research in the social sciences. A studentship typically covers EU fees and maintenance for the duration of the academic programme. [27 Jan 2010]

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Annual International Conference 2010 - Call for Papers

ICT: Africa's Revolutionary Tools for the 21st Century? – 4th-5th May 2010 [22 Jan 2010]

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Two 'South African Wine' Events - 17 February

CAS will host a seminar and a wine tasting event to raise funds for African Masters students [19 Jan 2010]

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