Past Talks


25th October 2016: Welcome event: an informal meeting for those researching Africa in Durham University.

8th November 2016: Neelam Srivastava (Newcastle University): ‘A new type of colonization’? Italian Fascism, Ethiopia, and Anti-colonial Responses in 1935.
(NB: this seminar will be held in Seminar Room 2).

6th December 2016: Emma Hunter (Edinburgh University): Breaking up is hard to do: The rise, fall and rise again of the East African Community.

13th December 2016: Hassan Mwakimako (Pwani University & Cambridge Centre for African Studies): Muslim Politics in Kenya: The early Years of the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM).

Seminar programme, February – May 2016

9 February:                  

Douglas Johnson

The politics of remembering and forgetting: the Juba conferences of 1947 and 1954.

23 February:                

Emma Lochery   Université Libre de Bruxelles

From Echoes to Reverberations: Histories of belonging and exclusion of Somalis in Kenya

1 March:                       

Justin Pearce University of Cambridge

Renamo and the conflict in Mozambique

15 March:                    

George Karekwaivanane University of Cambridge

The Past as Prologue: Re-examining the role of law in Zimbabwean Politics since 2000

26 April:                       

Miles Larmer University of Oxford

Rhodes Must Fall and the Study of African History in Oxford

10 May:                        

Bronwen Everill University of Cambridge

Ethical consumer movements and their relationships with ‘globalization’”