Sussex Africa Centre

Seminars and workshops

Sussex Africa Centre events – Autumn term 2018


Thursday 4 October 
Welcome Event: Migrants on the Margins and Urban Governance in Harare, Zimbabwe
Dr Kudzai Chatiza, Development Governance Institute, Harare.

Seminar: Arts C333, 4-6pm
Drinks and nibbles: Arts Building C, Dhaba Cafe from 6pm.


Thursday 11 October
Migration Industries in the Global South
Dr Priya Deshingar, University of Sussex

4-6pm, Arts C333. Joint with Sussex Centre for Migration Research          


Thursday 18 October
Between Rootedness and Rootlessness: Emigration and (Dual) Citizenship in Liberia,    
Dr Robtel Pailey, University of Oxford

4-6pm, Arts C333. Joint with Sussex Centre for Migration Research


Thursday 25 October
Hybridity or struggle? Legitimate Representation and Everyday Politics in Zambia
Dr Alastair Fraser, SOAS                               

4-6pm, Arts C333


Wednesday 31 October
Decolonizing Museums? African fashion histories at Brighton Museum.

Visit 3 new displays at Brighton Museum and meet the curators: 'Township Journeys', by Tshepo Skwambane (South African textiles/beadwork); 'Aso-Oke: a celebration of style' by Edith Ojo (garments from Nigeria); plus an exhibition of African studio photography.

Followed by drinks. Venue: Brighton Museum, 6-8pm

Part of the workshop decolonial transformations : registration


Thursday 8 November
Pan Africanism: A History.  Seminar and book launch
Prof Hakim Adi, University of Chichester

4-6pm, Arts C333


Thursday 15 November
Girls Have Powers: Creative Child-led Research Combining Ethnographic and Arts-led Methodologies
Dr Katie McQuaid, University of Leeds

4-6pm, Arts C333


Monday 19 November
The Future of Famine
Sussex Centre for Conflict and Security Research Annual Lecture
Prof Alex De Waal, Tufts University, Executive Director, World Peace Foundation

5.40-7pm, Chowen Lecture Theatre                              


Thursday 22 November
Crisis Frames: Visibility, Ambiguity and Violence in Burundi 2015-7
Dr Andrea Purdekova, University of Bath

4-6pm, Arts C333


Thursday 29 November
Zimbabwe’s 2018 Elections: Process and Outcomes

Dr Miles Tendi, University of Oxford

4-6pm, Arts C333


Thursday 6 December
Citizenship in Africa: PhD research in progress seminar.  Details to come!

 4-6pm Arts C333


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