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Centre of African Studies: News



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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Tutor, colleague and friend Albert Mkony has been awarded an Alice Brown PhD Studentship

The Alice Brown Studentship is a new 6-year PhD scholarship offering a programme of advanced study, ongoing research, professional training and development [09 May 2018]

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Newton Advanced Fellow Award

The Centre of African Studies welcomes Duduzile Ndlovu from African Centre of Migration and Society, University of the Witwatersrand as a Newton Advanced Fellow. [04 May 2018]

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Centre of African Studies awarded the Graduate School of Social and Political Science Studentship

We want to wish Sokhna a huge congratulations for being awarded the Graduate School of Social and Political Science Studentship. [13 Apr 2018]

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CAS colleague Rick Rhodes wins National Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences award

‘Hanging on a wire’ won the best non-fiction edited volume category at the Market Theatre in Jo’burg last week. [26 Mar 2018]

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CAS Annual Conference for 2018 Registration Open

Politics, Society and Christianity in Malawi and Beyond: A Memorial Conference for John McCracken and Jack Thompson [22 Feb 2018]

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