The School is pleased to announce the following Research Projects.
Dr Miles Larmer from African Studies and History has been awarded a Consolidator Grant by the ERC - Comparing the Copperbelt: Political Culture and Knowledge Production in Central Africa
Congratulations to Andrea Purdekova on the publication of her book Making Ubumwe: Power, State and Camps in Rwanda’s Unity-Building Process, published in late 2015 with Berghahn Books.
The African Studies Centre is delighted to announce a new fieldwork bursary for our on-course MSc in African Studies students.
Since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, ‘terrorism’ has increasingly become a matter of political, public, and academic concern. Yet what exactly do we mean by ‘terrorism’, and how does it apply in an African context?
It’s been an exciting and memorable year for the African Studies Centre, with several staff publishing new books and the retirement of William Beinart from his role as the Rhodes Chair of Race Relations.
Nigerians made up more than half of the total force of 90,000 West African soldiers deployed to south east Asia after 1943.
Two MSc African Studies graduates, Robtel Neajai Pailey and Rafael Marques de Morais were included in the Financial Times list of '25 Africans to Watch' in this weekend's special feature magazine.
His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba (King) Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi will visit the African Studies Centre, on Monday 27 November, 2017.
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.
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.
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
The Exhibition Opening Reception, 11 Novemver 6-8pm in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne’s College.
We are thrilled to announce the publication of the African Studies Newsletter 2014!
Thank you to all those who have contributed with articles, photographs and news, to reflect what turned out to be an exciting and memorable year for the African Studies Centre.
We are delighted to announce that the Society of Dance History Scholars has awarded the 2013 de la Torre Bueno Special Citation for scholarship in dance to Dance Circles: Movement, Morality and Self-fashioning in Urban Senegal by Dr Hélène Neveu-Kringelbach.