Past seminars

Seminars before 2012 can be found here.

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22 November 2012
Seminar: Powers, Territory and Politics of Personal Dependency in the Western Gold Coast (Ghana-Ivory Coast)
Speaker: Prof. Pierluigi Valsecchi, University of Pavia

17 October 2012
The crisis in Mali: Political instability and regional radicalization
Speaker: Prof. Mirjam de Bruijn,
Speaker: Dr. Benjamin Soares,
Speaker: Martin van Vliet

11 October 2012
‘Order doesn't come by itself’. Chinese facilitators of order and disorder in Accra
Speaker: Alena Thiel, GIGA Institute of Asian Studies, Hamburg,
Speaker: Dr Karsten Giese, GIGA Institute of Asian Studies, Hamburg

09 October 2012
Seminar: Kenyan Land Reform: From Paper to Practice (and the Role of Civil Society)
Speaker: David Barissa Ringa, ActionAid Kenya

27 September 2012
Seminar: The Impact of Tax Havens on Development
Speaker: Prof. Ronen Palan, City University London

13 September 2012
Violence, Informal Authority and Conflict Resolution in Kano, Nigeria
Speaker: Dr David Ehrhardt

05 July 2012
Seminar: Archaeology, Delafosse and the States of the West African Sahel
Speaker: Prof. Kevin C. MacDonald, Institute of Archaeology, University College London

21 June 2012
Seminar: In Defence of ‘Useless’ Research in African Studies
Speaker: Elisio Macamo, Professor in African Studies, University of Basel

07 June 2012
Seminar: Do Elections Matter? Democratization in the DRC at a Crossroads
Speaker: Théodore Trefon, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren

31 May 2012
Seminar: Violence, Urbanization and Rationalization in Cape Town's Taxi Industry (1990-2010)
Speaker: Dr Erik Bähre, Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University

15 May 2012
Seminar: "These Bitches are Witches": Chinese Prostitution and the Popular Invention of ‘Witch-Other’ in Cameroon
Speaker: Dr Basile Ndjio (University of Douala, Fellow at the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam)

19 April 2012
Seminar: Africa and the Perversities of International Capital Flows
Speaker: Prof. Howard Stein (Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan)

16 April 2012
Seminar: Nationalism and Cosmopolitanism in Northern Namibia
Speaker: Wendi Haugh, St Lawrence University, New York

05 April 2012
Seminar: The Origins and Spread of Dry Laid, Stone-Walled Architecture in Pre-Colonial South Africa
Speaker: Dr Karim Sadr, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

02 April 2012
Seminar: The “Arab Spring” and its impacts on Sub Saharan Africa
Speaker: Hamdy Hassan (Professor of Political Science, Cairo University & Zayed University Dubai)

28 March 2012
Seminar: What can Western donors learn from China's approach in Africa?
Speaker: Prof. Deborah Brautigam, International Food Policy Research Institute and American University, Washington DC

28 March 2012
What can Western donors learn from China's approach in Africa? (in cooperation with Knowing Emerging Powers)
Speaker: Prof. Deborah Brautigam, International Food Policy Research Institute and American University, Washington DC

08 March 2012
Seminar: Socialist Modernities and Discourses of Development: The Drive-in Cinema in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Speaker: Prof. Laura Fair, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA

16 February 2012
Seminar: Places of Resistance and Quiescence
Speaker: Dr Noor Nieftagodien, History Workshop, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

26 January 2012
Seminar: State Building and Conflict in the Horn of Africa: The Case of Ethiopia
Speaker: Professor John Markakis, University of Crete, Greece

12 January 2012
Seminar: Africa Today Seminar: Investigative Journalism as a Tool to Expose and Fight Corruption in Nigeria
Speaker: Idris Akinbajo, reporter for Next and Premium Times in Nigeria, and FAIR Investigative Journalism Award winner 2011