African Studies Centre

South Africa Discussion Group: ‘The Welfare Consequences of Labour Market Volatility: The South African Case’

Tuesday, 5 June, 2018 - 17:00
St Antony's College - Pavilion Room

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

South Africa Discussion Group: Patronage, power and political markets in South African municipalities

Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

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.

Speaker(s): 
Crispian Olver (Author of 'How to steal a city')

Horn of Africa: Regional pastoral livestock trade and trends in the Horn of Africa

Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 -
16:00 to 17:30
African Studies Centre Seminar Room

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.

Speaker(s): 
Hussain Abdullahi Mahmoud (Technical University of Mombasa)

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