Fall 2017 African Studies Colloquium

Welcome to the Fall 2017 African Studies Colloquium

Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2:00 PM in 223 Moses Hall

Photo of Fall 2017 Colloquium Speakers

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August 29
Splintering and spoilers in peace processes: Lessons from the rise of the Lord's Resistance Army
Chelsea Johnson, Fellow of Comparative Politics
The London School of Economics and Political Science

September 5Cover of Pinkster King book
The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America's Dutch-Owned Slaves
Jeroen Dewulf, Associate Professor in the Department of German, Queen Beatrix Professor in Dutch Studies, and the current Director of the Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley

September 12
Myths and Manuscripts: Rethinking the place of Timbuktu in the intellectual history of Muslim West Africa
Bruce Hall, Associate Professor of History, UC Berkeley

September 19
An African Public-Health Success Story: The Control of River Blindness
Vince Resh, Professor of the Graduate School, Environmental Science, Policy and Management, UC Berkeley

October 3
MCF Graduate Student Scholars Summer Projects
Monicah Wambugu, MIMS Student 2018, School of Information
Grace Oyenubi, Journalism Student 2018, Graduate School of Journalism

October 10Cover of Moving Targets report
A European refugee crisis or a humanity crisis?
Elsadig Elsheikh, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, UC Berkeley

October 17
Kate Williams, Sociology, University of Cambridge, UK

October 24
Judicial Strategies of Repression in Authoritarian Regimes: Evidence from Post-Colonial Africa
Fiona Feiang Shen-bayh, PhD Candidate, Political Science, UC Berkeley

October 31
Jennifer Blaylock, PhD Candidate, Film and Media Studies, UC Berkeley

November 7
Adeola Oni-Orisan, PhD Candidate, Medical Anthropology, Joint UC Berkley/UC San Francisco

November 28
Jamie O'Connell, Lecturer, Law, UC Berkeley

 

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