The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for African Studies

The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside vibrant doctoral programmes, the MSc in African Studies, inaugurated in 2006, is already recognised as Europe's most prestigious and successful training programme in its field. 


Rising Inequality in the Global South: Practice and Solutions

Monday, 19 January, 2015 - 12:45 to 18:00
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College

This is the second annual symposium the Centre has co-organised with Oxfam, and an important and exciting event in our calendar.


12.45-1.15pm Welcome address

1.15 - 1.15pm Inequality in the global South - evidence and experience

Dr. Jay Naidoo, Chair, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
Dr. Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo - Iweala, Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, CEO of E.L. Rothschild
Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International
Mr Kerfalla Yansané, Minister of Mines of the Republic of Guinea
Professor Nora Lustig, Professor of Latin American Economics at Tulane University
Professor Mick Moore, Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies
Nic Cheeseman, Associate Professor in African Politics, University of Oxford