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101 Education and Childhood in Africa A seminar by David Johnson of the University of Oxford Education Department delivered on 22 January 2013 David Johnson 30 Jun 2015
102 Creative Commons FMR 49 - Developing temporary protection in Africa Formalised temporary protection arrangements in Africa could significantly improve access to territory and human rights for people displaced across borders by disasters. Such arrangements must adhere to states’ existing protection obligations. Tamara Wood 18 Jun 2015
103 Creative Commons Oxpeace 2015: Partnering to Make Peace: The Effectiveness of UN-African Joint Mediation Efforts in Civil Wars in Africa Allard Duursma gives a talk for Session A of the 2015 OxPeace conference; New directions in the study of peacebuilding. Allard Duursma 16 Jun 2015
104 CSAE Conference 2015 - Interview with Nava Ashraf Keynote speaker Nava Ashraf provides an overview of her presentation at the CSAE Conference 2015 Nava Ashraf 12 Jun 2015
105 CSAE Conference 2015 - Interview with Michael Clemens Plenary speaker Michael Clemens provides a short overview of his presentation at the CSAE Conference 2015 Michael Clemens 12 Jun 2015
106 CSAE Conference 2015 - Interview with Melanie Morten Plenary speaker Melanie Morten provides a short overview of her presentation at the CSAE Conference 2015 Melanie Morten 12 Jun 2015
107 CSAE Conference 2015 - Interview with Doug Gollin Plenary speaker Doug Gollin provides a short overview of his presentation at the CSAE Conference 2015 Douglas Gollin 12 Jun 2015
108 CSAE Conference 2015 - Vox Pops Find out a little about the 2015 Conference and hear what some of our participants think Julia Coffey 12 Jun 2015
109 Creative Commons Trinity seminar series 2015: Remaining 'attached strangers': Encounters, relationships and the future of African migrants in China Remaining 'attached strangers': Encounters, relationships and the future of African migrants in China, presented by Linessa Dan Lin Linessa Dan Lin 04 Jun 2015
110 Creative Commons FMR 48 - Refugees’ integration in Uganda will require renewed lobbying A legal decision about whether refugees in Uganda can become citizens continues to be delayed. Georgia Cole 03 Jun 2015
111 Creative Commons FMR 48 - The 1969 OAU Convention and the continuing challenge for the African Union Forty years after the OAU Convention on Refugees came into force, the dismal state in which refugees in Africa find themselves these days raises the question as to whether the Convention has lived up to expectations. J O Moses Okello 03 Jun 2015
112 Obsessed by Love: Erotic Magic, Delirious Love and Female Power in Mozambique Christian Groes-Green (Roskilde University Copenhagen) discusses the nature of being in love and how this is seen and discussed in Mozambique and written about in other African nations (6 March 2015) Christian Groes-Green 27 May 2015
113 Creative Commons How to protect your newborn from neonatal death: spirits and infant feeding practices in the Gambia A seminar for the Fertility and Reproduction Group by Sarah O'Neill of the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (10 November 2014) Sarah O'Neill 13 Apr 2015
114 Africa's Information Revolution: Rhetoric and Reality Over the past decade there has been a phenomenal growth in mobile phone and internet usage in Africa which has attracted substantial media and academic interest. Padraig Carmody 26 Mar 2015
115 Tropical Medicine in Kenya Professor Kevin Marsh tells us about his research on Tropical Medicine in Kenya. Kevin Marsh 16 Dec 2014
116 Creative Commons Multidimensional poverty and inequality The talk focuses on the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2014 results for Africa Bouba Housseini 05 Dec 2014
117 China's Rise and Structural Transformation in Africa: Ideas and Opportunities - OXCEP Distinguished Speaker Lecture 2014 Professor Justin Yifu Lin (Peking University) discusses the relationships between the economies of China and Africa. Justin Yifu Lin 18 Nov 2014
118 Media, Conflict and Democracy in Africa Joint Seminar of the African Studies Centre and Reuters Institute. Catherine Gichuru, Winston Mano, Nic Cheeseman, Alexandra Reza 25 Jun 2014
119 CSAE Conference 2014 - Interview with Leonard Wantchekon Keynote speaker Leonard Wantchekon provides an overview of his presentation at the CSAE Conference 2014 Leonard Wantchekon 16 Jun 2014
120 CSAE Conference 2014 - Interview with Kieran Holmes Plenary speaker Kieran Holmes provides a short overview of his presentation at the CSAE Conference 2014 Kieran Holmes 16 Jun 2014
121 CSAE Conference 2014 - Interview with Ignacio Mas Plenary speaker Ignacio Mas provides a short overview of his presentation at the CSAE Conference 2014 Ignacio Mas 16 Jun 2014
122 CSAE Conference 2014 - Interview with William Jack Plenary speaker William Jack provides a short overview of his presentation at the CSAE Conference 2014 William Jack 16 Jun 2014
123 CSAE Conference 2014 - Vox Pops Find out a little about the 2014 Conference and hear what some of our participants think Julia Coffey 06 Jun 2014
124 CSAE Conference 2013 - Vox Pops Find out a little about the 2013 Conference and hear what some of our participants think Julia Coffey 16 May 2014
125 Creative Commons Photo archives as historical resources: the Jeffrys and Dalrymple archives compared Professor Verkijika G. Fanso of Yaounde University in Cameroon compares two photo archives both taken around the same time, which are now held in Cambridge and South Africa Verkijika Fanso 29 Apr 2014
126 Creative Commons Fifty years of Cameroon unification: controversies and archival echoes A special lecture in Oxford by Professor Verkijika G. Fanso from the University of Yaounde in Cameroon Verkijika Fanso 29 Apr 2014
127 Victor Turner, anthropology and Christianity Timothy Larsen (Wheaton College, Illinois) discusses the impact of Christianity on the research and careers of Victor and Edith Turner, looking in particular at their work in Rhodesia. An anthropology departmental seminar. Timothy Larsen 28 Apr 2014
128 Creative Commons African Studies and OCAF Seminar: Staying Out of Place: The Dialectics of Being and Becoming in Exceptional Spaces Simon Turner, Aalborg University, Denmark, gives a talk for the African Studies Centre Simon Turner 18 Feb 2014
129 African Studies and Horn of Africa Seminar: South Sudan Crisis Roundtable Roundtable discussion looking at the ongoing crisis in South Sudan Jason Mosley, Annette Weber, Douglas Johnson, Peter Biar Ajak 18 Feb 2014
130 The adoption of modern contraception in rural Ethiopia: a biocultural approach A School of Anthropology departmental seminar from 29 November 2013 by Alexandra Alvergne of ISCA, University of Oxford Alexandra Alvergne 03 Feb 2014
131 Creative Commons 'Live Dangerously Brothers': Liberia's Ex-Combatants and their place in the post war city Danny Hoffman, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Washington, gives a talk for the African Studies seminar series Danny Hoffman 28 Jan 2014
132 Creative Commons China and Africa - between hard and soft power Talk given to the Global Directions research group by Dr Iginio Gagliardone of the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford. Iginio Gagliardone 27 Jan 2014
133 The Internet in Africa: A Perspective from a Practitioner Andile Ngcaba discusses the ability to address the challenge of the growth of Internet in Africa from multiple perspectives. Andile Ngcaba 10 Jan 2014
134 Gift, sacrifice, and deadly rumours (3 May 2013) In this seminar, Dr Julien Bonhomme (École normale supérieure, Paris) discusses the cultural significance of rumours of deadly alms and gift giving that first appeared in Senegal in 2010. Julien Bonhomme 13 Nov 2013
135 Geology, potentiality, speculation: on the indeterminacy of natural resources (10 May 2013) In this seminar, Dr Gisa Weszkalnys (London School of Economics) focuses her study of the indeterminacy of natural resources on the small island state of São Tomé and Príncipe in the Gulf of Guinea. Gisa Weszkalnys 13 Nov 2013
136 Against All Odds: Recovering the first climate data from the central Sahara Professor Richard Washington, Professor of Climate Science at the School of Geography and the Environment; Fellow and Tutor in Geography, Keble College, gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Richard Washington 07 Oct 2013
137 Creative Commons FMR 44 A last resort in cases of wrongful detention and deportation in Africa Where this is no viable forum to address human rights violations by African states, the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights will consider such violations. Matthew C Kane, Susan F Kane 03 Oct 2013
138 Creative Commons What are friends for? Friendship and Public life in the post colony: African Studies Centre Annual Lecture 2013 Wale Adebanwi, Associate Professor, African American and African Studies, University of California-Davies, gives the 2013 African Studies Annual Lecture. Wale Adebanwi 13 Aug 2013
139 Creative Commons Transitional justice in the Somali setting Markus Hoehne, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, gives a talk for the Horn of Africa seminar series workshop 'Post-transitional' directions in the Somalias on 30th April 2013. Markus Hoehne 24 Jul 2013
140 Creative Commons State-building in Somali Studies: Future framework Part of the Post-transitional directions in the Somalias, Horn of Africa Seminar Series workshop. Mohamed Ingiriis 22 Jul 2013
141 Creative Commons Insider-outsider and gendered dynamics for Somali researchers in Somalia Part of the Post-transitional directions in the Somalias, Horn of Africa Seminar Series workshop. Siham Rayale 22 Jul 2013
142 Creative Commons The evolving role of Islamist groups in Somali politics Part of the Post-transitional directions in the Somalias, Horn of Africa Seminar Series workshop. Mohammed al-Hadi 22 Jul 2013
143 Creative Commons Crisis and displacement; different solutions for different kinds of displaced Part of the Post-transitional directions in the Somalias, Horn of Africa Seminar Series workshop. Laura Hammond 22 Jul 2013
144 Creative Commons The International Criminal Court and the end of impunity in Kenya Lionel Nichols (St. Anne's Global Justice Research Fellow, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Lionel Nichols 02 Jul 2013
145 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: African Peacebuilding Network: Session 2A UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Cyril Obi gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Cyril Obi 21 May 2013
146 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: Local Ownership of UN Peacebuilding in the DRC: Session 2A UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Sarah von Billerbeck gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Sarah von Billerbeck 21 May 2013
147 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: The Economic Dynamics of Conflict in Somalia 1993-2009 Session 1A: Counter Terrorism and Peacebuilding Anja Shortland, University of Rome, gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Anja Shortland 21 May 2013
148 Creative Commons The 'Arab Spring' and Future Humanitarian Challenges 25 April 2013, Special lecture co-hosted by ELAC, the new Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations and the Oxford Humanitarian Group by Yves Daccord (Director-General of the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC). Yves Daccord 30 Apr 2013
149 Creative Commons MedicineAfrica Dr Alexander Finlayson tells us how MedicineAfrica aims to bring healthcare professionals around the world in a global expert network. Alexander Finlayson 29 Apr 2013
150 Creative Commons MedicineAfrica Dr Alexander Finlayson tells us how MedicineAfrica aims to bring healthcare professionals around the world in a global expert network. Alexander Finlayson 29 Apr 2013
151 Capital's new frontier Dr Catherine Dolan of the Saïd Business School, Oxford, discusses 'yoghurt mamas, solar sisters and the remaking of 'unusable Africa' at the bottom of the pyramid'. An Anthropology Departmental Seminar from 15 February 2013. Catherine Dolan 18 Apr 2013
152 Re-making the dead, uncertainty and the torque of human materials in northern Zimbabwe This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (8 February 2013) by Joost Fontein from the Department of Social Anthropology at Edinburgh focuses on northern Zimbabwe fieldwork and research. Joost Fontein 18 Apr 2013
153 The Biography of the Holy Ghost In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar (12 October 2012), Dr Ramon Sarró explores a prophetic landscape in Lower Congo. Ramon Sarró 18 Apr 2013
154 Creative Commons Recalibrating the Scales: The Difficult Marriage of Justice and Healing in Africa Gary Geddes, Award winning writer and author of 'Drink the Bitter Root: A search for justice and healing in Africa' gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series. Gary Geddes 26 Mar 2013
155 Growing up in the New South Africa Rachel Bray (Independent Scholar, Oxford) gives a talk for the African Studies seminar series on 7th March, 2013. Rachel Bray 11 Mar 2013
156 Creative Commons The return of garrison rule in the Ethiopian Ogaden, 2006-2012 Tobias Hagmann (Roskilde University) gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar Series on 28 February, 2013. Tobias Hagmann 11 Mar 2013
157 Human rights in Africa: opportunities and challenges The Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2013. Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights gives a talk about human rights in Africa. Navi Pillay 07 Mar 2013
158 The ANC in Exile Stephen Ellis (Free University, Amsterdam) gives a talk for the African Studies Centre seminar series on the African National Congress (ANC). Stephen Ellis 25 Feb 2013
159 Creative Commons 'Now we are all workers.' The remaking of marginality on the streets of Addis Ababa's inner city Marco Di Nunzio (Université Libre de Bruxelles) gives a talk for the African Studies Centre seminar series on 7th February 2013. Marco Di Nunzio 13 Feb 2013
160 Creative Commons The British Army and Mau Mau, 1952-56 Huw Bennett (Aberystwyth University), gives a talk for the African Studies Centre seminar series on the British Army and Kenyan Mau Mau. Huw Bennett 04 Feb 2013
161 Creative Commons HIV and AIDS - Special lecture for Oxford AIDS Research Day 2012 Mark Heywood reflects on the impact of HIV and AIDS for the 4th Annual HIV / AIDS Student Research day. Mark Heywood 27 Nov 2012
162 Creative Commons The citizenship market: trading identities in East Africa and the Great Lakes Public Seminar Series, Michaelmas term 2012. Seminar by Dr Katy Long (London School of Economics and Political Science) recorded on 24 October 2012 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. Dr Katy Long 26 Oct 2012
163 Creative Commons Will Africa Harness its New Opportunities? Professor Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford discusses the opportunities and challenges facing Africa. Paul Collier 28 Jun 2012
164 Creative Commons 7. Is public housing a public bad? Externalities of Chicago's public housing demolitions Danielle H Sandler (UC Davis) provides a summary of the paper she presented during the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. Danielle H sandler 25 Jun 2012
165 Creative Commons 6. Housing policy in Latin America: Ten myths Alan Gilbert (University College, London) provides a summary of the paper he presented at the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. Alan Gilbert 25 Jun 2012
166 Creative Commons 5. Scaling up housing finance in Africa Maria Hoek-Smit (Wharton) provides a summary of her presentation at the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. Maria Hoek-Smit 25 Jun 2012
167 Creative Commons 4. Living conditions, rents and their determinants in the slums of Nairobi and Dakar Sumila Gulyani (World Bank) provides a summary of the paper she presented during the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. Sumila Gulyani 25 Jun 2012
168 Creative Commons 3. What can we learn from history? Dr Tim Leunig (Department of Economic History, London School of Economics) provides a summary of his presentation at the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. Tim Leunig 25 Jun 2012
169 Creative Commons 2. Housing the Kenyan urban population: Challenges and policy options Eric Aligula (Kenyan Institute for Public Policy Research) provides a summary of the paper he presented at the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. Eric Aligula 25 Jun 2012
170 Creative Commons 1. Research on Urban Mass Housing Paul Collier (Director, CSAE) provides a general background and aims for the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. Paul Collier 25 Jun 2012
171 Creative Commons Extreme climatic events as drivers of early human behaviour in Africa? In this seminar for the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Sallie Burrough of Oxford University's School of Geography and the Environment presents an environmental perspective from the Kalahari Desert (23/11/11). Sallie Burrough 24 May 2012
172 Creative Commons 2012 Annual African Studies lecture. Diaspora and Spiritual Awakening: Religion and the Politics of Race and Empire in the Life of Kwame Nkrumah Emmanuel Akyeampong (Harvard) gives the 2012 Annual African Studies Centre Lecture. Emmanuel Akyeampong 22 May 2012
173 Creative Commons Surviving on the Margins: Youth and the Underground Oil Economy in the Niger Delta Paul Ugor (Birmingham) gives a talk for the African Studies Centre Seminar Series on 10th May 2012. Paul Ugor 15 May 2012
174 Creative Commons Somalia after the London Meeting: How Much Difference Does a Day Make? Laura Hammond (SOAS) gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar series. In association with the Horn of Africa Seminar. Laura Hammond 08 May 2012
175 Creative Commons Squatter movements in the Vaal Triangle Dr Noor Nieftagodien (University of Witwatersrand) gives a talk for the African Studies Centre on 8th March 2012. Noor Nieftagodien 12 Mar 2012
176 What Will Happen to African States? Africa's vast commodity reserves, young populations and nascent economies all indicate great potential for the continent in the future. But will Africa's governments and state institutions be able to make the most of these opportunities? Paul Collier 07 Mar 2012
177 Creative Commons Buganda Nationalism in the 21st Century Dr Florence Brisset-Foucault, Research Associate, Cambridge, gives a talk for the African Studies Centre seminar series. Florence Brisset-Foucault 05 Mar 2012
178 Information Technologies and Marginalization in African Market Economies Laura Mann summarises her lecture on information technologies and marginalization in African market economies, part of the OII's Society and the Internet Lecture Series. Laura Mann 28 Feb 2012
179 Creative Commons Kenya's Somalia Invasion: Security, Development and Humanitarian Assistance in Eastern Africa Professor David Anderson gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar series on 23rd February 2012. David Anderson 24 Feb 2012
180 Creative Commons Challenges of peace talks and mediation - Does it address the question of justice?' Betty Bigombe, Ugandan MP, State Minister for Water Resources, and Ugandan Peace Negotiator gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 7th February. Part of the Oak series on Amnesty. Betty Bigombe 21 Feb 2012
181 Creative Commons The Legitimation of Criminal Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda: international, national and localised courts Dr Nikki Palmer (Oxford) gives a talk for the African Studies Centre seminar series on 8th February. Nikki Palmer 21 Feb 2012
182 Creative Commons HIV and children in Africa Professor Sarah Rowland-Jones tells us about her work on HIV with children in Africa. Sarah Rowland-Jones 07 Feb 2012
183 Creative Commons HIV and children in Africa Professor Sarah Rowland-Jones tells us about her work on HIV with children in Africa. Sarah Rowland-Jones 07 Feb 2012
184 Creative Commons The Politics of Ethnicity in Ethiopia: Actors, Power and Mobilisation under Ethnic Federalism Louise Aalen, Bergen University, gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar Series on 2nd February 2012. Louise Aalen 06 Feb 2012
185 Creative Commons Who Killed Dag Hammarskjöld? The UN, the Cold War, and White Supremacy in Africa Dr Susan Williams (Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London)gives a talk for the African Studies Centre Seminar Series on 19 January. Susan Williams 23 Jan 2012
186 Creative Commons The Killing Fields: The Impact of the Global Arms Trade on Africa Andrew Feinstein gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar series on the arms trade and its impact on Africa. Andrew Feinstein 29 Nov 2011
187 Dept Seminar: Spirit in Motion In this Anthropology Dept Seminar, Thomas Kirsch of Konstanz University, discusses the 'Morphology and Mobility of the Holy Spirit in Africa'. 14 October 2011. Thomas Kirsch 29 Nov 2011
188 Creative Commons Zimbabwe's Fast Track Land Reform: Politics, Production and Accumulation Phillan Zamchiya (International Development/St Antonys), gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar Series. Phillan Zamchiya 18 Nov 2011
189 Creative Commons Potency and the Role of the Environment in KhoeSan medicine Chris Low, African Studies, Oxford, gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar Series. Chris Low 18 Nov 2011
190 Creative Commons African Local Knowledge: Natural, Biomedical and Supernatural Ideas about Livestock Health Karen Brown (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine) and William Beinart (African Studies/St Antony's) give a talk for the African Studies seminar series. Karen Brown, William Beinart 18 Nov 2011
191 Creative Commons The Shadow of the ICC: Positive Complementarity and the Situation in Kenya Professor Chandra Sriram (SOAS) gives a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict/Changing Character of War Seminar Series. Introduced by Jennifer Welsh (Oxford). Chandra Sriram 11 Nov 2011
192 Creative Commons Power, Ambition and Ideas in the political career of Apartheid Prime Minister H F Verwoerd Jonny Steinberg, (African Studies/St Antony's) gives a talk for the African Studies Centre Seminar Series. Jonny Steinberg 08 Nov 2011
193 Creative Commons The Ecology of Conflict: Human-Wildlife Conflict on the Hwange National Park Boundary, Zimbabwe' Andrew Loveridge (Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Zoology) gives a talk for the St John's College Colloquium on Environmental Conflict and its Resolution (joint event with Oxpeace and Human Sciences). Andrew Loveridge 31 Oct 2011
194 Creative Commons Ethnic violence, water scarcity and managing resources to promote peace Karen Witsenburg (Both ENDS and Max Plank Institute for Anthropology) gives a talk for the College Colloquium on Environmental Conflict and its Resolution (joint event with Oxpeace and Human Sciences). Karen Witsenberg 31 Oct 2011
195 Cruising through Uncertainty: Mobile Phone Practices and the Politics of Respect in Southern Mozambique Julie Archambault (African Studies/St Annes College), gives a talk for the African Studies Centre. Julie Archambault 27 Oct 2011
196 ORENGA Special Lecture - Fashola's Lagos: the man, the method, the megacity Babatunde Fashola, Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria, gives a special lecture for the African Studies Centre. Babatunde Fashola 27 Oct 2011
197 Humanitarian Intervention in Africa: History, Theory, Policy and Practice Meanings, definitions, and problems with humanitarian intervention from international relations and historical perspectives from a British Academy funded workshop on Humanitarian Intervention at Nuffield College, Oxford 21 June 2011. Jennifer Welsh, Bronwen Everill, Josiah Kaplan, Nina Berman 09 Sep 2011
198 Creative Commons Celebrating Gavin Williams: The politics of oil and identity in Nigeria: A political economy of ethnic nationalism Kathryn Nwajiaku, Oxford, gives a talk on The politics of Oil and Ethnic Nationalism in Nigeria's Niger Delta as part of the Nigeria Economy and Society section of the Celebrating Gavin Williams Conference. Kathryn Nwajiaku 23 Aug 2011
199 Medical Anthropology at Oxford: Healing earth and sacred clay among the Mun, SW Ethiopia This presentation by doctoral candidate Kate Fayers-Kerr was delivered at the Medical Anthropogy at Oxford conference, 10 Years at the Intersections, June 2011. Kate Fayers-Kerr 25 Jul 2011
200 Creative Commons Tropical Medicine in Kenya Professor Kevin Marsh tells us about his research on Tropical Medicine in Kenya. Kevin Marsh 19 Jul 2011