Events

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The African Studies Centre organises a lively programme of seminars, workshops and international conferences. At least three research seminars on Africa meet each week during Michaelmas, Hilary and Trinity Terms: 

  • African Studies SeminarsThursdays 5pm, Pavilion Room, St Antony’s College
  • African History and Politics Seminars -  Mondays 5 pm, Seminar Room 2, Oxford Department of International Development 
  • South Africa Discussion Group
  • Oxford Central Africa Forum
  • Horn of Africa Seminars - Tuesdays 5pm, Seminar Room, African Studies Centre
  • Zambia Discussion Group - Tuesdays 4pm, Seminar Room, African Studies Centre

Times, venues and seminar topics for each are detailed in the pdf documents below.
 

We also host a variety of annual events including:

In April 2015 we held a special conference focussing on 20 Years of South African Democracy.

Podcasts of past seminars and events hosted by the African Studies Centre are available both on the Oxford University Podcasts Website and on iTuneU.

Past Events

Britain Zimbabwe Society Day

Jonny Steinberg
Saturday, 18 June, 2016 - 09:00 to 17:00
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College, Oxford

Britain Zimbabwe Society Research Day in partnership with the African Studies Centre and Zimbabwe Health Training Support (ZHTS). An updated programme is attached (please see below).

Speaker(s): 
Jonny Steinberg

Oxford Africa Annual Lecture: Engineering a culture of constitutionalism: lessons from Somalia’s journey in constitution building

Quman Akli (Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law)
Friday, 17 June, 2016 - 17:00 to 19:00
Investcorp Building lecture room, St. Antony’s College, Oxford

 Quman Akli (Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law) is the speaker on 'Engineering a culture of constitutionalism: lessons from Somalia’s journey in constitution building'.

 

Speaker(s): 
Quman Akli (Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law)

African Studies Seminar: Reproduction in African Education, Society and Culture?: Researching social inequalities in education in southern Benin

Thursday, 9 June, 2016 - 17:00 to 19:00
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

Joël Noret (Université Libre Brussels) discusses the social inequalities in education in southern Benin, as part of the African Studies Centre Seminar Series.

Speaker(s): 
Joël Noret (Université Libre Brussels)

South Africa Discussion Group: Amandla and Capacity: Two Regimes of Value in the Timber Plantations of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Monday, 6 June, 2016 - 12:45 to 14:45
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford

'Amandla and Capacity: Two Regimes of Value in the Timber Plantations of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa' with Thomas Cousins, University of Stellenbosch. 

 

Speaker(s): 
Thomas Cousins (Stellenbosch)

South Africa Discussion Group: ‘Why is Murder Not a Crime in South Africa?’ On why some categories of people are killable

Jonny Steinberg
Tuesday, 31 May, 2016 - 17:00 to 19:00
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

Jonny Steinberg, African Studies Centre, leads the South Africa Discussion Group on the topic "‘Why is Murder Not a Crime in South Africa?’ On why some categories of people are killable"

Speaker(s): 
Jonny Steinberg

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