Sussex Africa Centre

Seminars and workshops

Sussex Africa Centre events – Autumn term 2019

The Best of Both Worlds: Lagos private schools and return within the Nigerian diaspora

Dr Ruth Cheung Judge, UCL

Wednesday 5 February
1-3 pm, Arts C333

Joint with SCMR and Geography

Everyone welcome!

Fear and Fainting in Luanda: Paranoid Politics and the Problem of Interpretative Authority in Angola

EVENT CANCELLED

Dr Jon Schubert, Sussex

Thursday 13 February
4-6 pm, Arts C333

From Rebellion to Opposition: UNITA’s Social Engagement in Postwar Angola

Dr Justin Pearce, Sussex

Thursday 27 February
4-6 pm, Arts C333

Everyone welcome!

South Africa: 25 Years after Apartheid

Albie Sachs, former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa

Tuesday 3 March
Seminar: 4-5.30 pm, venue tbc
Launch: Sussex Southern African Society, 5.30 pm onwards, venue tbc

Everyone welcome!

The Political Life of an Epidemic: Cholera, Crisis and Citizenship in Zimbabwe

Dr Simukai Chigudu, University of Oxford

Thursday 12 March
4-6 pm, Arts C333

Everyone welcome!

Certifications of Citizenship: a relational approach to regimes of identification and validation

EVENT CANCELLED

Prof Amanda Hammar, University of Copenhagen

Wednesday 18 March
1-3 pm, Arts C333

Joint with SCMR and Geography

Everyone welcome!

Debating Climate Change and Africa

Dr James Murombedzi:  ‘African governments and climate change negotiations’
Dr Melis Ece:  ‘Territorialising natural capital: carbon off-setting and local governance in Tanzania’

Thursday 26 March
4-6 pm, Arts C333

Joint with Climate Change and Development seminar and ID

Everyone welcome!

The Army and Politics in Zimbabwe: Mujuru the Liberation Fighter and Kingmaker - Book launch

Dr Blessing Miles Tendi, University of Oxford

Thursday 30 April
4-6 pm, Arts C333

Everyone welcome!