African Studies Centre

South Africa Discussion Group: Is the decline of the ANC really such a good thing? Politics after the end of one-party dominance

ASC
Tuesday, 1 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 19:00
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford

Please note that this week's South Africa Discussion Group will take place in the African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road.

Speaker(s): 
David Adler (Oxford University)

South Africa Discussion Group: Genealogies of intersectionality: theorising race, class, gender and sexuality in South Africa

Shireen Hassim (Wits University)
Tuesday, 25 October, 2016 -
17:00 to 19:00
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

The South Africa Discussion Group are pleased to welcome Shireen Hassim (Wits University) to discuss the genealogies of intersectionality in South Africa. 

Speaker(s): 
Shireen Hassim (Wits University)

African Studies Seminar: Cholera and the Politics of Disposability in Harare's High-Density Townships

Simukai Chigudu (University of Oxford)
Thursday, 17 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 19:00
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

In August 2008, the impoverished high-density townships in Harare’s metropolitan area were engulfed by a devastating cholera epidemic. The disease rapidly spread throughout Zimbabwe resulting in an unprecedented 98,000 cases and over 4,000 deaths, thereby becoming the largest and most extensive cholera outbreak in recorded African history.

Speaker(s): 
Simukai Chigudu (University of Oxford)

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