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 or Dr Jan-Georg Deutsch.

Week 1: Monday 21 April 2008

Wildlife media, conservation networks and illustrated representations of Africa.

William Beinart, University of Oxford.

Week 2: Monday 28 April 2008

Movement and belonging in Northern Mozambique.

Ana Margarida Santos, University of Oxford.

Week 3: Monday 5 May 2008

Branding and development. The Ethiopian coffee sector v Starbucks.

Doug Holt, University of Oxford.

Week 4: Monday 12 May 2008

The challenges of understanding genocide and genocidal politics in Africa.

Horace Campbell, Syracuse University.

Followed by book launch: Patricia Daley, Gender and Genocide in Burundi: The Search for Spaces of Peace in the Great Lakes region of Africa PDF: 190.3 KB

Week 5: Monday 19 May 2008

The quest for 'Quality'. Upgrading, challenges and strategic discourse in the South African wine industry.

Joachim Ewert, University of Stellenbosch.

Week 6: Monday 26 May 2008

Thomas Hodgkin Lecture: The Passing of Akida. Peasants, democratization and islamism in rural Nigeria.

Raufu Mustapha, University of Oxford.

Week 7: Monday 2 June 2008

Political pyramiding on shifting sands. Chagga identity, authority and competition in colonial Tanganyika.

Festo Mkenda, University of Oxford.

Week 8: Monday 9 June 2008

The Political Evolution of Angola since Savimbi.

Armando Marques Guedes, ID, FDL, Lisbon.

Week 9: Monday 16 June 2008

Coping with precariousness in the labour market: forms and limits of solidarity amongst informal transport workers in Dar es Salaam, 1998-2000s.

Matteo Rizzo, SOAS.