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.
African Studies graduate Janet Remmington (MSc 2008-09) has had an article arising from her MSc African Studies research published in the latest edition of the Journal of Southern African Studies (Volume 39, Issue 2).
An article by Dr Nic Cheeseman has made the front page of Kenya’s Daily Nation, the largest newspaper in East and Central Africa with a circulation of over 200,000.
Departmental lecturer in African Anthropology Neil Carrier and African Studies MSc graduate Emma Lochery have had an article about Somali trade networks in Eastleigh published in the latest edition of the Journal of Eastern African Studies.
Faculty and former students at the African Studies Centre have worked together to produce a major state-of-the-art publication, the Routledge Handbook of African Politics.
As part of its 30 year anniversary celebrations, the International Gender Studies Centre is co-hosting a research day focusing on gender in African Studies on Saturday 11th May 2013 at Lady Margaret Hall.
African Studies alumnus Alex Noyes (MSc 2010-11) has had a shortened version of his MSc dissertation published in the latest edition of African Studies Quarterly (Volume 13, Issue 4).
The African Studies Centre is offering a Canon Collins/African Studies scholarship in association with Linacre College for the MSc in African Studies for the 2013-2014 academic year.