Researching Africa: Fieldwork and UK-based research

Researching Africa: this workshop is aimed at postgraduate students in all disciplines with research interests relating to Africa. The workshop will include presentations and group discussions around two main topics.  Organized by Lancaster University African Studies Group, this event will take place on Wednesday 24th April 2013. Fieldwork in Africa The morning session of the workshop… Continue reading Researching Africa: Fieldwork and UK-based research

Capturing Witches Conference

2012 will mark the 400th anniversary of the trial and execution of the Lancashire Witches. This interdisciplinary conference uses the Lancashire witches as a focal point to engage with wider questions about witchcraft, and in particular how witchcraft is theorised and represented in and through history and across cultures. Continue Reading

Conference 2010: ‘Africa: Cultural Translations’

The ‘Africa: Cultural Translations’ conference took place from 21-22 May 2010 at Lancaster University. It was organised by Lancaster University African Studies Group in association with the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research. One of the main events on the afternoon of the first day way a reading by Goretti Kyomuhendo and a discussion with… Continue reading Conference 2010: ‘Africa: Cultural Translations’