AiW Guest: Daniel Watson. At the most recent Sussex Africa Centre event, Peter van der Windt – PhD candidate at Columbia University – presented his research on ‘Local institutions and Cooperation in the Presence of Migration: Evidence from the Democratic… Read More ›
Month: March 2014
AiW Guest Toni Kan Literary prizes are strange animals. As subjective as they often are, they usually confer immediate entrée into the rarefied heights of the literary canon. And because they are strange animals, one is almost never surprised when… Read More ›
The School of English and the Sussex Africa Centre Postgraduate Committee invite you to the 3rd African Popular Cultures Workshop at the University of Sussex Monday 31st March 2014, 11.00am – 6.30pm with Professor Karin Barber (University of Birmingham), Professor… Read More ›
‘Literature, the African Condition and my Life’. Wole Soyinka gives the 2014 African Studies Annual Lecture. University of Oxford.
For more information, and to book your place online, see the African Studies Centre at Oxford.
Africa in Words Guest: Bronwen Everill In my three years of teaching African history at a variety of levels (first, second, and third years; MA students), I have continually been pleasantly surprised by the quality of debate that African history… Read More ›
By AiW Guest: Francesca Salvi. Offering three presentations from different department across the University of Sussex, the second postgraduate Sussex Africa Centre event, “Emerging Research Landscapes II”, furthered its aims of showcasing Africa-focused postgraduate research from a variety of perspectives,… Read More ›
The ASAUK biennial conference will be held at the University of Sussex this year and will run from 2pm on Tuesday Sept 9th to 3.30 pm on Thursday 11th September 2014. The Sussex Africa Centre is scheduled for its official launch… Read More ›
AiW Guest: Ben Verghese. Africa Writes is the annual literary festival from the Royal African Society – a celebration of contemporary African literature from across the continent and the diaspora, held in early July. Last year (2013), AiW were at the festival covering… Read More ›
Event: Sussex Africa Centre. James Esson, ‘Entrepeneurs of the body? Ghanaian youth and football trafficking’
By AiW Guest: Ross Wignall. First, from us at AiW, a quick intro to the Sussex Africa Centre, a new initiative in its founding year, celebrating the University of Sussex’s history of international scholarship and engagement with the African continent…. Read More ›