You can download the new MSc in African Studies leaflet here.
The African Studies Centre will formally inaugurate its International Advisory Board (IAB) on 12th October, 2018.
WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE the Call for Papers and Panels for a two-day Conference on ‘Racialisation and Publicness in Africa and the African Diaspora’ which will be held at the University of Oxford, from 27-28 June, 2019.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants for this year’s British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme, for awards to be taken up in September or October 2019.
The African Studies Centre, Oxford, regrets to announce the death of Mr Anthony Hamilton Millard Kirk-Greene.
Dr Nic Cheeseman and one of his doctoral students, Dan Paget, are co-authors of a new book called Politics Meets Policies: The Emergence of Programmatic Political Parties.
A short version of Sean Avery’s 2012 report for the AHRC Omo Valley Project has been published as an illustrated booklet. It summarises the potential impact on Kenya’s Lake Turkana of hydropower and large-scale irrigation development in the Omo Valley.
This book is the first attempt to understand Boko Haram in a comprehensive and consistent way. It examines the early history of the sect and its transformation into a radical armed group.
In October 1999, in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa, the son of a white farmer was killed by the black tenants on his land. This was the subject of Jonny Steinberg's 2002 book, Midlands.
The Director of the African Studies Centre, Nic Cheeseman, has won the GIGA Comparative Area Studies prize along with his Oxford colleagues Paul Chaisty and Timothy Power.
Dr Nic Cheeseman and colleagues have been awarded almost £800,000 by the ESRC to research “The impact of elections: voting, political behaviour and democracy in sub-Saharan Africa”.