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Registration Now Open - Conference on Mining and Politics in Africa

CAS welcomes abstracts for an upcoming conference - 'Mining Political Transformations in Africa' - to be held April 24-25, 2014 [11 Feb 2014]

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Recruiting a researcher for the INZI project

We are recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to work on the politics of African trypanosomiasis [21 Jan 2014]

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Barbara Bompani and Zoe Marks win funding

Congratulations to Barbara Bompani and Zoe Marks who were both received funding from the Carnegie Trust for Scottish Universities [06 Dec 2013]

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George Shepperson prize awarded at GSSPS graduation

Prestigious George Shepperson prize goes to Tom Cunningham [27 Nov 2013]

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Sam Spiegel comments on Zimbabwe's economic recovery

A short letter was published in today's International New York Times [15 Nov 2013]

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Two sons of Ghana were recently awarded honorary doctorates

In a special graduation hosted by the University, two sons of Ghana were recently awarded honorary doctorates: ex-President John Kufuour and Kwame Anthony-Appiah from Princeton University. [07 Nov 2013]

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NEW Publication!!!

Critical African Studies is pleased to announce a new publication! [01 Nov 2013]

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Rick Rohde has been awarded AHRC funding

under its 'Care for the Future' Call, for a five year project based in Namibia, including [30 Oct 2013]

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Screening of and debate about 'God Loves Uganda'

The SPRA project is sponsoring the screening of 'God Loves Uganda' at the Africa in Motion Film Festival today [30 Oct 2013]

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Welcome to New Staff!

Welcome to new colleagues Dr Katy Long and Dr Zoe Marks [10 Oct 2013]

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James Smith reviews Nina Munk

James Smith reviews Nina Munk's excellent new biography of Jeff Sachs [10 Oct 2013]

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Publication News from Critical African Studies!

Publication of Issue 5.2 - 'African History through the Arts' [02 Sep 2013]

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CAS hosts British Academy Workshop

CAS and Social Anthropology are hosting a workshop on the Corporealities of Violence in Southern Arica [29 Aug 2013]

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James Smith Blogs on African Sci-Fi

Reflects on the rise of African Sci-Fi for Africa in Words [29 Aug 2013]

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PhD Scholarship on Big Data, Health and Development

We are seeking exceptional candidates for a fully funded ESRC studentship to start September 2013 [22 May 2013]

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Ed Wilmsen gains funding for work on the potters in Botswana

The project title is Pottery, clays, and lands: an ethnoarchaeological study of the social dimensions of pottery in Botswana. [17 May 2013]

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Annual CAS conference: Law Matters, 24 May 2013

A joint event by the Centre of African Studies and the Global Justice Academy [02 May 2013]

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PhD Studentships on Neglected Zoonotic Diseases in Africa

We are looking for three outstanding candidates to examine crucial but hitherto neglected issues in the governance of human and animal health [22 Apr 2013]

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ESRC PhD Scholarship

Full scholarship to work with the Microloan Foundation on a project in Malawi [01 Apr 2013]

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New Publications from Critical African Studies!

Early release articles drawn from the forthcoming issue 5.1 of Critical African Studies are now available online. [08 Mar 2013]

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Kenya elections

Thomas Molony invited by Carter Center to observe Kenya elections [26 Feb 2013]

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Canon Collins Scholarships

Deadline for Canon Collins applications is 3 March [22 Feb 2013]

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CAS to offer Swahili

Swahili language courses at CAS from September 2013 [25 Jan 2013]

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