Sussex Africa Centre

Seminars and workshops

Sussex Africa Centre events – Spring term 2019

Everyone welcome!

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Thursday 14th February

Heritage in Southern Africa: decolonizing agendas?

Dr Napandulwe Shiweda (University of Namibia)
Dr Winani Thebele (National Museums of Botswana)
Mr Scobie Lekhutile (Khama III Memorial Museum)

4-6 pm, Arts C – Global Studies Resource Centre Seminar Room C175

Thursday 28 February

‘People were dying like flies’: the politics of cholera, crisis and citizenship in urban Zimbabwe

** EVENT CANCELLED **


Dr Simukai Chigudu, University of Oxford, Department for International Development

4-6pm, Arts C – Global Studies Resource Centre Seminar Room C175

Friday 1 March

Extra seminar

Resurgent Authoritarianism: The Politics of the 2019 Violence in Zimbabwe

Shari Eppel from Zimbabwe's Solidarity Peace Trust will give an extra SAC seminar on a new report on political violence in Zimbabwe, based on a report launched last week

2pm Arts C114

Thursday 7 March

PhD research in progress. SAC PhD committee

'Threads of Memory, Identity and the Spectacle of Nigerian Fashion', Harriet Hughes, Global Studies

'Sexuality Education: Meddling with and Fighting over Zambian Youth Gendered Bodies', Agness Mumba, Centre for International Education

'The Birth of an Activist Residents Movement in Harare, Zimbabwe: from Elite Origins to Mass Base', Selina Pasirayi, Geography, Global Studies

4-6pm, Arts C – Global Studies Resource Centre Seminar Room C175

Thursday 14 March

Image and memory in post genocide Rwanda

A screening of documentary film ‘The Faces we Lost’ plus discussion.
Dr Piotr Cieplak, Media Studies, Sussex.

4-6pm, Arts C 333

Listen to a recording of the seminar: 

Image and memory in post genocide Rwanda

Thursday 21 March

PhD research in progress. SAC PhD committee

Dede Patterson, Thabani Mutambasere and Angela Haynes
4-6pm, Arts C 333

Thursday 28 March

Ebola, epidemic projections and the politics of reckoning

Dr Adia Benton

Joint with American Studies

4-6pm, Arts C 333

Tuesday 30 April

Operation Legacy: documentary and discussion

Screening and panel discussion of documentary about Kenyan war veterans’ 2009 case against the British government, exposing the truth about the Mau Mau emergency and British cover up.

Panellists: documentary makers from the Museum of British Colonialism and others.

Joint with the Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies

4-6pm, Arts A071

Thursday 2 May

Return and circular migration

Presenters include:

Dr. Emma Abotsi (British Sociological Association / The British Library)

Dr. Nauja Kleist (Danish Institute for International Studies)

Dr. Helene Neveu-Kringelbach (African Studies, University College London)

Dr. Dorte Thorsen (The University of Sussex)

4-6pm, Arts C333

Thursday 9 May

African popular culture workshop

Details to follow