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.
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'.
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.
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.
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 23rd September 2013, the Oxford team presented the CPP project to the Department of Political Science, University of São Paulo (USP).
On 20th September 2013, the CPP team visited the Federal University of Paraná in Curitiba, Brazil, where a symposium on comparative presidentialism was sponsored jointly by the graduate programs in Law and Political Science.
On 19th September, 2013 the CPP held its first regional workshop at the Federal Senate of Brazil in Brasília. The event was jointly opened by Senators Cyro Miranda, Flexa Ribeiro, and Lídice da Mata, by the Ambassador of the United Kingdom, HE Alex Ellis, and by the Director of the Brazilian Legi
On 16th September 2013, Paul Chaisty, Nic Cheeseman, Svitlana Chernykh and Timothy Power presented cross-regional findings from the Coalitional Presidentialism Project.
On 13th September 2013, The CPP team participated in an international workshop on “Coalition Management in Comparative Perspective” at EBAPE (Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration), Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro.
David Pratten has recently been working with colleagues from the Pitt Rivers Museum on aspects of their collections and displays; explaining the history and politics behind the African Masks associated with the Annang and Ibibio peoples of Nigeria.
On 26th August 2013, Timothy J. Power was the evening keynote speaker at the First International Congress of the Mexican Political Science Association (AMECIP) held at the University of Guanajuato.
William Beinart, together with Karen Middleton and Simon Pooley is publishing a new edited collection entitled: Wild Things: Nature and the Social Imagination