Sussex Africa Centre Events

Sussex Africa Centre – autumn term 2015


24 September – Welcome event – Burundi seminar, exhibition launch, networking over drinks and finger food.
3.30-5.30pm, Understanding Burundi’s Crisis, Global Studies Resource Centre seminar room, Arts C.
‘Introducing the Burundian crisis and its regional implications’
Dr Devon Curtis (Cambridge)
‘ Fighting for democracy: politics and risks behind social mobilisation’
Astrid Jamar ( Edinburgh/ Sussex)
‘Experiencing the crisis: ‘ordinary people’, public services, and the economy’
Jean-Benoît Falisse (Oxford)
‘Looking forward: what ways out?’ – René-Claude Niyonkuru
5.30-onwards: Drinks and finger food, exhibition launch and networking, Dhaba Café, Arts C.
Join us over a drink and finger food to launch Burundi photo exhibition and meet SAC members
30 September – The current refugee crisis – joint with Sussex Centre for Migration Research and Sussex Asia Centre
3-5 pm Details to come
8 October – Chinese business in Africa – joint with Sussex Asia Centre
‘Relevance, recipient ownership and knowledge transfer strategy: Chinese MNCs in Africa’, Dr Huaichuan Rui – Royal Holloway University of London
Dr Jing Gu (Sussex/IDS) – tbc
3.30-5pm Global Studies Resource Centre Seminar Room
12 November – State trajectories in the Horn of Africa – joint with Geographies of Political Violence Group
‘State trajectories in the Horn of Africa’ Prof Christopher Clapham (Cambridge)
3.30-5pm Global Studies Resource Centre Seminar Room
26 November – African transnational families – joint with Geography
‘Challenging imperial geographies of power and cultivating good subjects: Sending children back to Nigeria from the U.K. for education’ Dr Pamela Kea (Sussex)
3.30-5pm Global Studies Resources Seminar Room

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