African Studies Centre

Research Associate in the History of Haut Katanga, DRC

School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Oxford

Grade 7: £31,076 p.a.

The African Studies Centre in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seeks applications from candidates for a fixed-term postdoctoral position, to work on the ERC-funded project ‘Comparing the Copperbelt: Political Culture and Knowledge Production in Central Africa’ for 36 months. The appointee will work as part of a larger team of postdoctoral researchers reporting to the Principal Investigator, Professor Miles Larmer.

Horn of Africa: What Is Supreme about the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM): Challenging the practices of representativeness amongst Muslims in Kenya

African Studies Centre, Oxford
Tuesday, 7 February, 2017 - 17:00
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford

The Horn of Africa Seminar brings together students and scholars interested in examining the region from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective.

Speaker(s): 
Hassan Mwakimako (Pwani University College)

Horn of Africa: Ethiopia and Eritrea: an enduring animosity? Discussion and book launch for Understanding Eritrea: Inside Africa’s most repressive state

Understanding Eritrea: Inside Africa’s most repressive state
Tuesday, 24 January, 2017 - 17:00
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford

The Horn of Africa Seminar brings together students and scholars interested in examining the region from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective.

Speaker(s): 
Martin Plaut (Institute of Commonwealth Studies)

African Studies Seminar: Decolonial Citizenship: African Women’s Political Practices in Contested Spaces

Annette Joseph-Gabriel, University of Arizona (United States)
Thursday, 9 March, 2017 - 17:00
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

Black women played an active role in decolonization in the francophone world. However, their voices remain muted in historical narratives of twentieth-century anticolonial movements.

Speaker(s): 
Annette Joseph-Gabriel, University of Arizona (United States)

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