Past seminars

Seminars before 2012 can be found here.

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24 November 2015
13:00: Lunch seminar: Ethnicization and Regionalism: The Case of Ethiopia
Speaker: Alemayehu Gurmu, Addis Ababa University and Visiting Fellow ASC

10 November 2015
Seminar: The fabled manuscripts of Timbuktu
Speaker: Prof. Charles Stewart, Emeritus Professor University of Illinois

09 November 2015
Lunch seminar: International NGOs and African knowledge institutes: Exploring ways for successful collaboration
Speaker: Gerard Prinsen, Senior Lecturer Massey University, New Zealand and External Advisor for DCR KN,
Speaker: Kenze Ndamukenze, DCR Country Coordinator DR Congo,
Speaker: Aidan Goldsmith, DCR Country Coordinator South Sudan

05 November 2015
15:30: Seminar: Liberia, Ebola, and the pitfalls of single-minded state-building objectives
Speaker: Robtel Neajai Pailey, SOAS, University of London

08 October 2015
Seminar: Spectres of the state: State collapse and sovereign afterlives in Somalia
Speaker: Tobias Hagmann, Roskilde University, Denmark

29 September 2015
Seminar by Sheila Keetharuth: Human rights situation in Eritrea
Speaker: Sheila B.Keetharuth, Commission of Inquiry for Eritrea

24 September 2015
Seminar: Underground Politics in Turbulent Times: Social Dynamics of Gold Mining Projects in Burkina Faso
Speaker: Dr. Sabine Luning, Institute for Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University

17 September 2015
Seminar: The Spiritual Highway: Religious World Making in Megacity Lagos
Speaker: Marloes Janson, SOAS London

03 July 2015
CTD Seminar: Les violences ordinaires dans l’Afrique contemporaine: le monde humanitaire
Speaker: Sylvie Ayimpam, Aix-Marseille Université / Institut des mondes Africains (IMAF),
Speaker: Jacky Bouju, Aix-Marseille Université / Institut des mondes Africains (IMAF)

11 June 2015
Seminar: Data as the new oil? The developmental potential of big data for African countries
Speaker: Laura Mann, African Studies Centre Leiden

08 June 2015
Seminar: Africa’s digital dividend - mapping the shift from tech transfer to indigenous innovation
Speaker: Gregg Pascal Zachary, Arizona State University

04 June 2015
Seminar: Can African countries successfully implement industrial policy?
Speaker: Lindsay Whitfield, Roskilde University, Denmark

28 May 2015
Seminar: Religious business and the violation of human rights in Africa today
Speaker: Dieudonné Zognong, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon

21 May 2015
Seminar: Dangote Cement Plc: An African Success Story?
Speaker: Chibuike Uche, African Studies Centre,
Speaker: Akinyinka Akinyoade, African Studies Centre

13 May 2015
Lunch seminar: Capital, Citizens and Ruling Elites: Asia and the West in the Red Sea Littoral
Speaker: Samson A. Bezabeh, Visiting Fellow, ASC and IIAS

23 April 2015
Seminar: Knowledge = Power. Politics and formal education in the precolonial Kongo kingdom
Speaker: Inge Brinkman, History Department, Ghent University

16 April 2015
Seminar: Message in a bottle: Race, consumption and advertising in the twentieth century South African wine industry
Speaker: Paul Nugent, Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh

09 April 2015
Seminar: Society and change in Northern Ghana: Dagomba, Gonja, and the regional perspective on Ghanaian history
Speaker: Dr. Samuel Ntewusu, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana at Legon,
Speaker: Dr. Michel Doortmont, African Studies Centre and University of Groningen

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