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Teaching Africa in International Studies - workshops in Cambridge, London and Cape Town

March 20, 2013

Three working-group sponsored workshops on 'Teaching Africa in International Studies' will take place in 2013, in Cambridge, London and Cape Town.

Registration is now underway for the first of these, which will take place at the University of Cambridge on April 19th 2013. Registration is free, open to all, and includes lunch. Support with travel expenses may also be available upon request, particularly for postgraduate students and junior scholars. However, numbers are limited so please do register ASAP. A full programme of the day's speakers and themes is given below. For registration forms please visit:

The second workshop will take place at Royal Holloway, University of London on June 17th. The full programme is also given below, and registration will be available soon from the event page:

A final workshop will take place at the University of Cape Town in September, for which further details will be circulated.

The workshops have been kindly supported by the Higher Education Academy and BISA, through the working group for Africa and International Studies. The workshops will result in an edited volume and website bringing together the insights and ideas shared.

We welcome your participation at any of what should be three fascinating events. If you have any queries, please contact Meera Sabaratnam (University of Cambridge,, Julia Gallagher (Royal Holloway, University of London, or Karen Smith (University of Cape Town,