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Centre of African Studies: News



Developing Research with Malawi

An event for UoE based colleagues with an interest in developing research links with Malawi. [16 Oct 2018]

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Africa Week 2018

Celebrating the University's engagement across the African continent. [16 Oct 2018]

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Call for Panels - European Conference on African Studies

Call for panels now open for the 2019 European Conference on African Studies. [10 Oct 2018]

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Thinking of applying for any of our Lectureships in African Studies and in International Development?

The following are some of my personal thoughts from 'the inside' of our recruitment process in the Centre of African Studies, within the School of Social and Political Science, where we seek to appoint to three Lecturers. [27 Aug 2018]

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Kenyan Novelist Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Speaks at the Book Festival

The Centre of African Studies Director Tom Molony chaired conversation with Kenyan Novelist Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o [17 Aug 2018]

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Lectureships in African Studies and in International Development

The University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint to three Lectureships in the School of Social and Political Science’s Centre of African Studies. [14 Aug 2018]

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Critical African Studies Journal

Critical African Studies, published by Taylor & Francis and based out of the Centre for African Studies (CAS) at the University of Edinburgh, seeks to return Africanist scholarship to the heart of theoretical innovation within each of its constituent disciplines, including Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, History, Law, Economics, Arts and Humanities. [28 Jun 2018]

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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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