Spring 2021 Africa Matters Seminar

Welcome to the Spring 2021 Africa Matters Seminar

Book Talks

Zoom Webinar Thursdays, 4:00 -5:00 PM Pacific Time

Register here: https://berkeley.zoom.us/webinar/register/8516136268743/WN_mMl-XXgCRxaPWFdGgPVhzw

Also see our Online calendar for these and other events.

Schedule

Check back as more talks are added. We will not meet on March 25, 2021.

2/25/2021
The Idea of Development in Africa: A History
Corrie Decker, Associate Professor, University of California, Davis and Elisabeth McMahon, Associate Professor, Tulane University

3/4/2021
Kwaito Bodies: Remastering Space and Subjectivity in Post‑Apartheid South Africa
Xavier Livermon, Associate Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz

3/18/2021
War and Genocide in South Sudan
Clémence Pinaud, Assistant Professor, Indiana University

4/15/2021
Political Violence in Kenya: Land, Elections, and Claim-Making
Kathleen Klaus, Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco

4/22/2021
The Licit Life of Capitalism: US Oil in Equatorial Guinea
Hannah Appel, Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

5/6/2021
How Insurgency Begins: Rebel Group Formation in Uganda and Beyond
Janet Lewis, Assistant Professor, George Washington University

Accessibility

If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) to fully participate in these webinar sessions, please contact Martha Saavedra at asc@berkeley.edu with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7 days in advance of the event.