Abstract: This article assesses the impact of drugs on agricultural production, trade and livelihoods more broadly by focusing on cannabis and khat in Lesotho, Nigeria and Kenya.
African Studies Centre
More than 100 students and staff from the History Faculty, including the African Studies Centre's Dr Miles Larmer, met on 14 June to debate Oxford’s historical relationship with colonialism and its impact on the lived experience of students today.
On Wednesday 15th June, the University’s Environmental Sustainability Team invited us all to the Blavatnik School of Government for their annual Sustainability Showcase.
Please see attached programme for further information.
Grade 36S: from £45,066 per annum
We are seeking to appoint a permanent Associate Professor in Social Science Research Methods, to be held in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) and School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE), in association with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at Green Templeton College under arrangements described in the further particulars.
'Amandla and Capacity: Two Regimes of Value in the Timber Plantations of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa' with Thomas Cousins, University of Stellenbosch.
Theme: Perceiving Chinese engagement in Africa: A comparative approach
Theme: Understanding Chinese migrants in Africa: South Africa as case study
Suggested reading: Yoon Jung Park, ‘Boundaries, borders and borderland constructions: Chinese in contemporary South Africa and the region’, African Studies 69, no. 3 (2010): 457-479.
On May 13th 12.00 – 13.00, we are screening the short film “Republic of the Mind” with short presentation by Directors Jack Davis and Marcia C. Schenck (MSc 2009/10) and time for Q&A. Venue: African Studies Seminar Room, Bevington Road.