Seminar Details, Annual/Special Events, and Podcasts


Seminar Details, Annual/Special Events, and Podcasts


The African Studies Centre organises a lively programme of seminars, workshops and international conferences. At least three research seminars on Africa meet each week during Michaelmas, Hilary and Trinity Terms: 


  • African Studies Seminars - Thursdays at 5:00 pm, online via Microsoft Teams

          Michaelmas Term 2020

          Hilary Term 2021

          Trinity term 2021


Times, venues and seminar topics for each are detailed in the linked pdf document with further seminar materials available below:


15th October 2020 - To the Volcano and Other Stories: Recorded lecture

22 October 2020 - Our Own Way in This Part of the World: Biography of an African Community, Culture, and Nation: Recorded lecture

29th October 2020  - Technocracy, Populism and good governance: what Nigeria can teach us about the global crisis of democracy: PowerPoint presentation and Recorded lecture



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In April 2015 we held a special conference focussing on 20 Years of South African Democracy

Podcasts of past seminars and events hosted by the African Studies Centre are available both on the Oxford University Podcasts Website and on iTunes