SOAS University of London

Centre of African Studies

Africa Seminar series

Series of academic seminars focusing on Africa, organised by the Centre of African Studies at SOAS, University of London 

Mondays at 5 - 7pm in Room 4429, SOAS Russell Square College Buildings 
For more information contact: 

Angelica Baschiera at CAS: cas@soas.ac.uk Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7898 4370

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Forthcoming Events

Afterlives: writing World War Two in contemporary Nigerian fiction.

Dr Oliver Coates

Exploring the recent surge of interest in World War Two both inside Nigeria and in the diaspora, this paper will focus on the way in which fiction has become a vehicle for communicating the conflict to a readership remote in time and experience from the events.

30 January 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Photographic Dialogues of the African Diaspora Seminar Series with Alun Be

Alun Be

For the first encounter of "Photographic Dialogues of the African Diaspora Seminar Series", AfroShoot has the pleasure to introduce Alun Be, Senegalese photographer who was part of the exhibition “Bridged Narratives” curated by AfroShoot at 50 Golborne Gallery, London.

6 February 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Leprosy in Rural Tanzania: Detection, Treatment and Overcoming the Stigma.

Dr Sarah Feather

The Rufiji Leprosy Trust was set up thirty years ago to support the village of Kindwitwi, in Rufiji District, about 80 miles South of Dar es Salaam, which was once a leprosy camp for people affected by leprosy but is now a thriving village concerned to promote the self-sufficiency of people living with leprosy and their families.

6 March 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 5:15 PM - 5:15 PM