A Memorial Service is being held on Saturday 28th February, at 11.00 am at Christ Church. All welcome to attend.
Terence Ranger, who has died in Oxford at the age of 85, was one of the most stimulating and influential African historians of the last half century.
One strand of Africanity, defines an ‘Africanness’ as determined by ideological commitment to the cause of African liberation. Terence Osborne Ranger fits into this category.
It is with great sadness that we announce that Professor Terence Ranger, Fellow of St Antony’s College (1987-97), died on 3 December at the age of 85.
16th Annual Researching Africa Day Workshop
Saturday, 7th March 2015, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, 09:00 - 17:45
Every year, Researching Africa Day brings together post-graduate and early career researchers from across a range of disciplines. The Day offers an opportunity to discuss research strategies and approaches, to develop ideas in a constructive, stimulating, and engaging environment, and to network with other researchers. The 2015 Researching Africa Day will bring together post-graduate and early career researchers to reflect imaginatively on where African welfare is found, who provides it, and why.
The title of the 2015 workshop is:
Imagining Welfare in Contemporary Africa: Interdisciplinary Reflections
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.