African Studies Centre
Rhodes Professor of Race Relations
I joined the African Studies Centere in July 2017. I am a political scinetist and anthropologist. My research and teaching have focussed on the processes of the social mobilisation of interests and power, particularly as these manifest in and through ethnicity, nationalism, race and racialisation, culture, democratic politics and social thought. I have two doctoral degrees from the University of Ibadan (Nigeria) and Cambridge (UK) - the latter as a Bill and Melinda Gates Scholar - and have taught at universities in Nigeria and the United States.
The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx), in association with St Edmund Hall, Christ Church College and St.
I joined the African Studies Centre in May 2017 as a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow. During my fellowship, I am working on a book project about art, death and memory in South Sudan. I have previously held research positions at the Open University, The British Institute in Eastern Africa and the British School at Rome.
We are delighted to welcome Julie Archambault (Concordia University) to discuss her new book Mobile Secrets: Youth, Intimacy and the Politics of Pretense in Mozambique in conversation with Ramon Sarró (Oxfor
Co-hosted by the African Studies Centre, The Bonavero Institute for Human Rights and the Oxford Human Rights Hub.
Discussion & launch for Christopher Clapham’s new book: The Horn of Africa: State Formation and Decay