As an African, what does it mean to be an Oxford student?
What defines the Oxford University Africa Society's experience of being at Oxford? What advice would they give to aspiring applicants?
Applications are now open. Apply by the January deadline!
His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba (King) Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi visited the African Studies Centre, on Monday 27 November, 2017.
Professor Patricia Daley, a Professor of Human Geography of Africa (http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk/staff/pdaley.html) and a member of the African Studies Centre’s Consultative Committee by virtue of being part of the African Studies Teaching Faculty at Oxford University, has been recognised among the 24 people chosen to represent the diversity in background, gender and accomplishments of scholars, staff and alumni of the University of Oxford. (See BBC News report for Daley’s painting: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-39419135)
African Studies Beyond the Binary: Critical Encounters at the Intersection
Researching Africa Day is a conference for graduate students, and abstract submissions are welcome from graduate students only.
Saturday 3 March 2018. St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.
Abstract submissions are due by midnight of Friday 19 January 2018. Abstracts may vary between 150 and 350 words, and be attached as a PDF or Microsoft Word document. The document should specify the applicant’s university, full name, email address and the topic or topics to which they think the paper would best belong. They should be submitted to RADOxford2018@gmail.com.
We are delighted to announce that our 2017 Newsletter is now available to download! Our annual newsletter includes a range of exciting articles and updates from our alumni community. The annual newsletter also includes news about research, publications and events at the African Studies Centre. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year's newsletter.
Applications are invited from senior members of the University who wish either to visit one or more universities in South Africa or to senior members of South African universities who wish to visit Oxford.
It is with great sadness that the African Studies Centre has learned of the passing of Professor Abdul Raufu Mustapha on 8th August 2017.
The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx), in association with St Edmund Hall, Christ Church College and St.
On Thursday, 16th November 2017 we were joined by David Brown (Oxford), who gave a seminar entitled 'African Studies Seminar: The Social Dimensions of Land Rights Reform in Liberia'.
His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba (King) Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi will visit the African Studies Centre, on Monday 27 November, 2017.
Daisy Onyige's visit to the African Studies Centre on Thursday, 9th November 2017.
Her talk was entitled ‘Economic Globalization, Poverty, and human trafficking in Nigeria’, and took place in the Pavilion Room at St Antony's College, Oxford
"Zimbabwe: The UK’s misguided role in the rise and fall of Mnangagwa"
A short piece written by Miles Tendi in African Arguments.
Professor Jane Guyer's visit to the African Studies Centre on Tuesday, 31st October 2017.
Professor Guyer gave a talk entitled ‘Pathways in Thought, Career, and Changing Times’ in the Dahrendorf Room at St Antony's College, Oxford.
SIAS can only submit a maximum of three applications to this call so we are introducing an SIAS internal selection process, any interested candidates need to meet the deadlines below:
SIAS intention to apply by: Monday 1st August at the very latest
One strand of Africanity, defines an ‘Africanness’ as determined by ideological commitment to the cause of African liberation. Terence Osborne Ranger fits into this category.
It is with great sadness that we announce that Professor Terence Ranger, Fellow of St Antony’s College (1987-97), died on 3 December at the age of 85.
16th Annual Researching Africa Day Workshop
Saturday, 7th March 2015, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, 09:00 - 17:45
Every year, Researching Africa Day brings together post-graduate and early career researchers from across a range of disciplines. The Day offers an opportunity to discuss research strategies and approaches, to develop ideas in a constructive, stimulating, and engaging environment, and to network with other researchers. The 2015 Researching Africa Day will bring together post-graduate and early career researchers to reflect imaginatively on where African welfare is found, who provides it, and why.
The title of the 2015 workshop is:
Imagining Welfare in Contemporary Africa: Interdisciplinary Reflections