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.
SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA STUDIES in association with St Antony’s College
Start date: 1 October 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The University of Oxford seeks to appoint an outstanding candidate to the Rhodes Professorship in Race Relations. The appointment will be held in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies at the African Studies Centre, in conjunction with a Governing Body Fellowship at St Antony’s College.
SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA STUDIES in association with St Anne’s College
Grade 10a (36S): from £44,620 p.a.
Applications are invited for appointment to an Associate Professorship in African Studies, to be held in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS), in association with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at St Anne’s College, with effect from 1 September 2015. The post is full time and upon completion of a successful review, permanent.
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'.
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.
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