African Studies Centre
The African Studies Centre, Oxford, regrets to announce the death of Mr Anthony Hamilton Millard Kirk-Greene.
Last year the centre's director Wale Adebanwi edited a book called The Political Economy of Everyday Life in Africa: Beyond the Margins, which has now been reviewed by interdisciplinary researcher, Fabien Cante.
Another one of the centre's own, Dr. Zoe Cormack also presented a showcase the British Academy's Summer Showcase in June.
Professor David Pratten, our Associate Professor in Social Anthropology presented his showcase 'Militant Masks: Youth, Performance and Insecurity in Nigeria' at the British Academy in London this past weekend for their Summer Showcase.
Yotam Gidron (MSc class of 2016-2017) has published a version of his excellent dissertation (supervised by Sebabatso Manoeli) in the Journal of Eastern African Studies. Yotam is now on a DPhil programme in Durham University.
Rocco Zizzamia (ODID)
‘The Welfare Consequences of Labour Market Volatility: The South African Case’ (explaining why voluntary decisions to leave jobs are surprisingly frequent amongst those for whom jobs appear indispensable as a core livelihood strategy, and the implications
Mr Fergus Cochrane-Dyet, the United Kingdom High Commissioner to Zambia, presented a lunch seminar entitled “Is Britain Still Relevant to Africa?” at the African Studies Centre on Monday, 21 May.
CRISPIAN OLVER’S career as liberation activist, government bureaucrat and academic has been intimately involved in South Africa’s transition to democracy and state formation process.
The pastoral livestock trade in the Horn of Africa is highly dynamic. Animals are traded and moved within countries, across national borders and beyond the region for export – principally to the Middle East. The livestock trade is fluid, with changes in the direction of market flows.