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2012

Swahili

CAS is aiming to offer two beginners Swahili language courses from September 2013 [17 Dec 2012]

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Academic Job Opportunities

We are seeking applicants for three lectureships in Development and Social Anthropology [05 Dec 2012]

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Sharing what works in International Development

9 November ESRC Festival of Social Science Seminar @ Scottish Government Victoria Quay [08 Nov 2012]

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'Allo Allo Bamako'

Tom Molony has been invited as an 'international expert' to attend a meeting in Burkina Faso on mobile phones in Africa. [02 Oct 2012]

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Black History Month 2012 event

A screening of "Wine - The Future" - 19th October 2012. Teviot Lecture Theatre [25 Sep 2012]

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CfP: Corporealities of Violence in Southern Africa, Sept. 2013

Call for Workshop Applicants: Corporealities Of Violence In Southern Africa 4 ‐ 6 September 2013, Edinburgh [19 Sep 2012]

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African Modern Architecture Exhibition, 10-23 September 2012

Highlighting the work of Alan Vaughan-Richards, his drawings and work in Lagos, 1950s-1970s [07 Sep 2012]

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DSA-Scotland Conference 14 September 2012

Development Studies in Africa and South Asia: Cutting across regions and disciplines [22 Aug 2012]

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Paul Nugent has participated as an expert advisor

in a three-person Carter Center delegation to Ghana from 25-29 June. [06 Jul 2012]

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Development Studies Association - Scotland Conference

“Development Studies in Africa and South Asia: Cutting across regions and disciplines” [12 Jun 2012]

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Sam Spiegel awarded forestry research grant

Sam Spiegel was awarded a research project grant from the Centre for International Forestry Research to conduct a study on land tenure and resource regulation paradigms in Africa and Asia. As part of the project, he will be delivering a lecture in Brussels on June 23 to European Union donors and policymakers. [04 Jun 2012]

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CAS hosts ECOWAS delegation

CAS hosted a delegation from ECOWAS concerned with Cross-Border Cooperation. [16 May 2012]

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New CAS@50 brochure now available for online viewing!

Check out our brand-new CAS@50 commemorative brochure available to view online from the banner on the left. [12 May 2012]

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CAS African Forum 1st African Conference

"Pan-Africanism: Past, Present and Future." [23 Apr 2012]

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Barbara Bompani wins grant

Barbara Bompani has won a research project grant from the Leverhulme Trust to examine the influence of religion in shaping anti-homosexuality discourses in Africa [21 Mar 2012]

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Lizelle Bisschoff in conversation with Beti Ellerson

Lizelle Bisschoff in conversation with Beti Ellerson about her research on African women's filmmaking and reflecting on her identity as a white South Africa [20 Mar 2012]

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Wolfgang Zeller in the Guardian on Kony 2012

The Guardian is quoting Centre of African Studies staff member Wolfgang Zeller in two separate reports on the controversy over the Kony 2012 film. [09 Mar 2012]

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Read about the recent research students' retreat

which took place at the University's outdoor centre at Firbush, Killin [02 Mar 2012]

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NEW CAS promotional film!

Catch a glimpse of CAS staff and students, the University and the city of Edinburgh [01 Feb 2012]

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ESRC studentship award for Ph.D.

The University of Edinburgh-based ESRC Scottish Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) has announced 30 March 2012 as the date for the submission of applications for ESRC Pathway Studentships. [30 Jan 2012]

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Conference registration now on-line!

Details on registering for the conference are now available on the conference page [19 Jan 2012]

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