African Studies Centre

Horn of Africa: Ordering the security arena: peace and conflict in the world’s most failing states

Tim Glawion (GIGA, Hamburg)
Tuesday, 7 November, 2017 - 17:00
Seminar Room, African Studies Centre, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford

The Central African Republic, Somalia, and South Sudan share the dubious honour of being ranked the world’s ‘most fragile states’ according to the last four years of the Fragile States Index.

Speaker(s): 
Tim Glawion (GIGA, Hamburg)

African Studies Seminar: Book Launch 'Taken for a Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour and Public Transport in an African Metropolis'

Taken for a Ride
Thursday, 30 November, 2017 - 17:00
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

Book launch:  Taken for a Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Matteo Rizzo, SOAS, Department of Development Studies.

 

Speaker(s): 
Matteo Rizzo (SOAS)

African Studies Seminar: Economic globalisation, poverty and human trafficking in Nigeria

Daisy Onyige (Oxford)
Thursday, 9 November, 2017 - 17:00
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

This paper seeks to give an exposé on the association between economic globalisation poverty, and human trafficking in Nigeria. It asks the questions; do global economic inequalities facilitate trafficking in persons in Nigeria?  Does globalisation boost development or worsen gender inequality?

Speaker(s): 
Daisy Onyige (Oxford)

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