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: email@example.com Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7898 4370
Sam Hopkins (Slum TV)
Sam Hopkins is a site-specific and media artist with acclaimed critical, public projects in Nairobi, Kenya. In this presentation and discussion with Annie Coombes, he shares his current research project 'The Memory of the Crowd', looking at the role of collective memory in representing national history.
13 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Dr Babajide Ololajulo
Leventis Fellow and anthropologist Dr Babajide Ololajulo will present from his research on the experience of state organised oil-led development intervention among the Ilaje, a coastal Yoruba speaking group in Ondo state, Nigeria.
27 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Dr Titus Olusegun Stephen
Leventis Fellow and lecturer in the Department of Music (Obafemi Awolowo University) Dr Titus Olusegun Stephen will present his research on Ìrègún music in Yagbaland, Kogi State, Nigeria.
17 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Daniel Laemouahuma Jatta
The Jola scholar and musician Daniel Laemouahuma Jatta presents findings from three decades of research on the relationship between the akonting and the banjo of the American south.
1 December 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM