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. 


South Africa Discussion Group: Genealogies of intersectionality: theorising race, class, gender and sexuality in South Africa

Shireen Hassim (Wits University)
Tuesday, 25 October, 2016 -
17:00 to 19:00
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

The South Africa Discussion Group are pleased to welcome Shireen Hassim (Wits University) to discuss the genealogies of intersectionality in South Africa. 

Shireen Hassim (Wits University)

Symposium: Drugs, Politics and Society in the Global South

Wednesday, 26 October, 2016 - 09:00 to Thursday, 27 October, 2016 - 17:00
The Investcorp Auditorium, St Antony's College

More than ever, the issue of drugs and debates around drug policy have become relevant to the political debate across the globe.

Dennis Rodgers (Amsterdam)
Gernot Klantschnig (York)
Giulia Zocatelli (King's College London)
Isaac Campos (Cincinnati)
James Mills (Strathclyde)
James Windle (East London)
Maziyar Ghiabi (Oxford)
Neil Carrier (Oxford)
Orkideh Behrouzan (King's College London)
Pablo Seward (Stanford)
Saeyoung Park (Leiden)
Anais Medeiros Passos (Sciences Po)

Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2016: Fidelity to Law: How Bram Fischer Illuminates a Perennial Debate

Thursday, 27 October, 2016 - 17:00
Rhodes House, South Parks Road

The Warden of the Rhodes Trust is pleased to invite you to attend the Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2016, to be delivered by

Human Rights Activist and Constitutional Court Justice

Justice Catherine O'Regan