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LSE Africa seminar series

February 14, 2013

Seminars are held every Wednesday from 4-5.30pm during term time in Room CLM1.02, Clement House, The Aldwych. The seminars are open to academics, research students, policy-makers at LSE and beyond.

Lent Term

16 January
Speaker(s):Elliott Green with Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay [International Development, LSE]
Title: Pre-Colonial Political Centralization and Contemporary Development in Uganda

23 January
Speaker(s): Siham Rayale [Development Studies, SOAS]
Title: The Politics of Peace and Security: Dynamics surrounding women’s political participation in Somaliland

6 February

Speaker(s): Victoria de Menil [Social Policy, LSE]
Title: Private, keep out? A case study of private mental healthcare in Kenya

13 February
Speaker(s): Astrid Wood [UCL Geography]
Title: Circulating Transit Innovations through South African Cities

20 February
Speaker(s): Ama De Graft Aikins [University of Ghana / LSE Visiting Fellow]
Title: Pills, herbs, food and prayer: diabetes and medical pluralism in Ghana

27 February
Speaker(s): Timothy Williams [Dept of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath]
Title: The capacity to aspire: childhood, education, and culture in rural Rwanda

6 March
Speaker(s): Mareike Schomerus [International Development/ Justice and Security Research Programme, LSE]
Title: TBC

13 March
Speaker(s): Tim Livsey [History, Birkbeck College]
Title: ‘Not only the acquisition of knowledge, but a way of life’: University College Ibadan, Nigeria and British Colonial Development, 1945-60

20 March
Speaker(s): Emily Freeman [University of Southampton]
Title: Ageing and sexuality in Malawi