Upcoming Events

Book Launch: Mobile Secrets: Youth, Intimacy and the Politics of Pretense in Mozambique

Mobile Secrets: Youth, Intimacy and the Politics of Pretense in Mozambique
Tuesday, 30 May, 2017 - 12:45
Seminar Room, African Studies Centre, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford

We are delighted to welcome Julie Archambault (Concordia University) to discuss her new book Mobile Secrets: Youth, Intimacy and the Politics of Pretense in Mozambique in conversation with Ramon Sarró (Oxfor

Julie Archambault (Concordia)
Ramon Sarró (Oxford)


Past Events

South Asia Day: Commemorating 70 years of India's Independence with a Seminar on the theme Re-configuring power: looking back at the decades around independence

Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 -
09:00 to 18:00
Wolfson College

This year India celebrates 70 years of independence. The country appears to be in a critical phase, with the Hindu right steadily gaining support, both electorally and on the ground, in terms of popularity. The political and economic landscape is being slowly reconfigured.

Adam Lerner
Stefan Tetzlaff
Maya Tudor
Taylor C Sherman
Shashank Kela
Marcus Banks
Eleanor Newbigin
Shabnum Tejani
Karuna Dietrich Wielenga
Louise Tillin
Cressida Jervis Read
David Washbrook
David Hardiman
Devaki Jain
Matthew McCartney

Current and Future Economies of Russia and Eurasia

Friday, 19 May, 2017 -
14:00 to 19:00
Investcorp Auditorium, St Antony’s College

There will be a lecture by Vladimir Mau followed by two round-table discussions (please see below for the panels). Each panel member will speak for 10-15 minutes on a topic that fits the general theme of that panel. 

 Conference Programme:

 2.00-2.10 pm: Introduction

Keynote Lecture by Prof. Vladimir Mau of RANEPA

African Studies Seminar: Bars, Branches, Stereos and Choppers: Innovation in Election Campaign Technologies in Tanzania

African Studies Centre, University of Oxford
Thursday, 18 May, 2017 - 17:00
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford

Dan Paget is currently finishing his DPhil at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. He writes on the politics of sub-Saharan Africa in general, and the politics of Tanzania and Zambia in particular.

Dan Paget (Oxford)