Past seminars

Seminars before 2012 can be found here.

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02 June 2016
Seminar: Muslim preaching of the Bible and Christian tafsir of the Qur’an in East Africa
Speaker: John Chesworth, University of Birmingham

26 May 2016
Seminar: The Oriental African: Assessing 200 years of Khōjā Asian Islamic heritage in East Africa
Speaker: Iqbal Akhtar, joint visiting fellow IIAS/ASCL

12 May 2016
Seminar: Politics and Prophecy: Imagining the World in French Equatorial Africa, 1940-1960
Speaker: Meike de Goede, Institute for History, Leiden University,
Speaker: Klaas van Walraven, Afrika-Studiecentrum Leiden

21 April 2016
Seminar: The Limits of Power: Trade Union Pluralism and Politics in Burkina Faso
Speaker: Craig Phelan, Kingston University London

12 April 2016
Seminar: The Man-Leopard Murder Mysteries
Speaker: David Pratten, St Antony’s College, Oxford

31 March 2016
Seminar: The opposition in power. Is Condé breaking the mould in Guinea?
Speaker: Bram Posthumus, journalist

30 March 2016
Uganda Country Meeting

17 March 2016
Seminar: The death of a UN Secretary-General: Dag Hammarskjöld and the Congo
Speaker: Henning Melber, Director emeritus of the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, Uppsala

10 March 2016
Seminar: Frugal Innovation and its developmental relevance in Africa: Profitable business or capitalist exploitation?
Speaker: Iva Pesa, African Studies Centre Leiden & Centre for Frugal Innovation in Africa,
Speaker: André Leliveld, African Studies Centre Leiden & Centre for Frugal Innovation in Africa

25 February 2016
Seminar: Missionary Islam and Humanitarian Engagement: The Case of the Ahmadiyya Movement
Speaker: Katrin Langewiesche, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz

28 January 2016
Seminar: Forged in War: the Establishment of Colonial Rule in Zambia, 1890-1920
Speaker: Jan-Bart Gewald, African Studies Centre and Leiden University

15 December 2015
Seminar: Nutrition in Sustainable Development – Africa on its way from undernutrition to obesity?
Speaker: Thom Achterbosch, LEI Wageningen UR,
Speaker: Patrick Kolsteren, Ghent University and Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine

14 December 2015
Seminar: Conflict and Elections in the Central African Republic
Speaker: Didier Kassaï, cartoonist,
Speaker: Pacôme Pabandji, journalist

10 December 2015
Stephen Ellis Annual Lecture by Howard French: How today's China-Africa encounter came about and what it means for the world
Speaker: Howard W. French, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

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