Please Note: This seminar series has finished. For information on our current seminar series please see our Seminar Series webpage.

All seminars will be held on Mondays at 5pm, in the Seminar Room, History Faculty, George Street unless indicated otherwise below. For further information contact Dr Patricia Daley, Dr Eric Morier-Genoud or Dr Jan-Georg Deutsch.

Week 1: Monday 08 October 2007

Ruminations on Colonial Hegemony.

Florence Bernault, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Recommended reading: F. Bernault (2006) Body, Power and Sacrifice. Journal of African History, 47: 207-39.

Week 2: Monday 15 October 2007

The African Space in International Relations.

Neil MacFarlane, Dept. of Politics and International Relations, Oxford.

Week 3: Monday 22 October 2007

Is South Africa a Developmental State?

William Gumede, Senior Associate and Oppenheimer Fellow, St Antony's College, Oxford.

Week 4: Monday 29 October 2007

Are Transnational Spaces Progressive Places? Diaspora Associations, Politics and Development in Cameroon and Tanzania.

Ben Page, University College London.

Week 5: Monday 05 November 2007

Living in Dystopia: Past, Present and Future in Contemporary South African Cities.

Jenny D. Robinson, Open University.

Week 6: Monday 12 November 2007

Gendered Evangelism in the Age of Nationalism: Bulawayo in the 1960s and 1970s.

Wendy Urban-Mead, Bard College.

Week 7: Monday 19 November 2007

Multi-party System in Ethiopia: Political Logics and Behaviour.

Chiyuki Kozuka, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London.

Week 8: Monday 26 November 2007

Yoruba Ethnogenesis Revisited: Nationalism and Islam in Western Nigeria.

Insa Nolte, University of Birmingham.