ASAUK Biennial Conference 2012

By dsw|July 26, 2012|Africa|0 comments

The African Studies Association UK biennial conference is taking place this year. The conference will be held in conjunction with Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) and will run from 2pm on Thursday Sept 6th to 1pm on Saturday 8th September 2012. For further details please see:


By dsw|July 26, 2012|Africa, Music, Media and Film Studies|0 comments

3 Sep 2012 – 8 Sep 2012                    Event Details ALL ABOARD THE AFRICA EXPRESS Africa Express – the collective of African and Western musicians – will fill a train with dozens of guest artists and traverse the UK playing shows in Middlesbrough, Glasgow, Cardiff, Bristol and London. Hailed as the most revolutionary force in popular music, Africa Express brings together African

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Africa Village at Kensington Gardens – 27 July 2012 to 12 August 2012

By dsw|July 24, 2012|Africa|0 comments

 Africa Village at Kensington Gardens Dates: 27 July 2012 to 12 August 2012 Venue: Kensington Gardens       London will witness a world first when Africa Village opens at Kensington Gardens this summer. For the very first time at an Olympic Games, the 53 African National Olympic Committees are coming together to host one, special, dedicated NOC house. Visitors are invited to discover the cultural, artistic and sporting richness of Africa.

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Africa – June 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|July 12, 2012|Africa|0 comments

Canadian foreign policy in Africa : regional approaches to peace, security, and development / Edward Ansah Akuffo. A double-edged sword : a quest for a place in the African sun : archival records on the formation and missions of the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa / Nkosi S.P. Holomisa Slave emancipation and racial attitudes in nineteenth-century South Africa / R.L. Watson. Africa, the lost decades / by Samuel

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Africa – May 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 15, 2012|Africa|0 comments

Men in African film & fiction / edited by Lahoucine Ouzgane. History of the Igala Kingdom c.1534-1854 : a study of political and cultural integration in the Niger-Benue confluence area of Nigeria / Joseph N. Ukwedeh. African theatre. 9, Histories 1850-1950 / editor, Yvette Hutchison.. Africa in the American imagination : popular culture, racialized identities, and African visual culture / Carol Magee. The developmental challenges of mining and oil :

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Africa – Jan to May 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 23, 2012|Africa|0 comments

In the city of the Marabouts : Islamic culture in West Africa / Geert Mommersteeg ; translated by Diane Webb Radio in Africa: Publics, Cultures, Communities Men in African film & fiction / edited by Lahoucine Ouzgane. The Griqua past and the limits of South African history, 1902-1994 / Edward Cavanagh. Jan-May 2012

Africa – April 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|April 30, 2012|Africa|0 comments

The cash dividend : the rise of cash transfer programs in Sub-Saharan Africa / Marito Garcia and Charity M. T. Moore. Prisoners of Prester John : the Portuguese mission to Ethiopia in search of the mythical king, 1520-1526 / Cates Baldridge. Gender and power in Sierra Leone : women chiefs of the last two centuries / by Lynda Day. The state and the social : state formation in Botswana and

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