Sussex Africa Centre

Seminars and workshops

Sussex Africa Centre events – Autumn term 2019

Everyone welcome!

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Sussex Africa Centre – what should we be doing? A panel plus open discussion

Thursday 10 October

4-6 pm, Arts Building C – Global Studies Resource Centre (C175)

Speakers include:
Prof Kwame Akyeampong (Education), on links with Legon University;
Chanda Mfula (SAC PhD Coordinator and Sussex SADC Students); Tunde Alabi-Hundeyin (Sussex Nigeria Society); Tony Kalume (Lewes Diversity/ Brighton and Hove Black History) ; Rob Yates (Sussex International Office); Pamela Kea and others tbc

Please join us for debate, networking, followed by drinks. Everyone welcome!

Zimbabwe's local democracy context: actors, dynamics and implications for governance

Thursday 17 October

4-6pm, Arts C333

Dr Kudzai Chatiza, Development Governance Institute, Harare

Everyone welcome!

 Making African Connections: Angolan artefacts at Powell Cotton Museum

Joint with Art History

Tuesday 22 October

4-6pm, Arts A108

Dr Nicola Stylianou (Sussex)

Everyone welcome!

 Research in progress (SAC PhD committee)

Thursday 24 October

4-6 pm, Arts C333

Chanda Mfula ‘Media and Democracy in Zambia: navigating politics and the state;
Judy Aslett - FGM in Gambia;
James Drew ‘Contesting a wind farm, belonging and place in Kenya.

Everyone welcome!

From Anxious Hopes to Blocked Futures: The Changing Emotions of Crisis Among Burundian Refugees in Kigali

With Sussex Centre for Migration Research

Wednesday 30 October

3.30-5pm, Arts C333

Dr Simon Turner (DIIS, Copenhagen)

Everyone welcome!

 New Daughters of Africa: A Cultural Industries Perspective

With MFM and the CLHLWR

Wednesday 30 October

4-6pm, Fulton A

Panel discussion: Margaret Busby (Editor and Publisher), Candida Lacey (Myriad
Editions) and Dr Simidele Dosekun (LSE), Chair, Professor Margaretta Jolly

Plus drinks, nibbles and bookstall

Everyone welcome!

 Custom, Capitalism and Democracy: Legal Pluralism in Contemporary Africa

Thursday 14 November

4-6pm, Arts Building C, Global Studies Resource Centre

Dr Janine Ubink (Leiden)

Everyone welcome!

 Elections and Violence in Africa

Thursday 21 November

4-6pm, Arts C 333

Dr Dominic Burbridge (Sussex) and Dr Dan Watson (Sussex)

Everyone welcome!

 Territorializing Natural Capital: Carbon Offsetting and Local Governance in Tanzania

Thursday 28 November

4-6pm, Arts C 333

Dr Melis Ece (Sussex)

Everyone welcome!

 Elite Networks in Africa

Thursday 5 December

4-6pm, Arts C 333

Prof Clionadh Raleigh (Sussex); Helen Morris (Sussex

Everyone welcome!