Southern Africa Seminar Series

Future Events

Pageantry, Politics and Performances of Power workshop

Friday 28 March 2014, 1pm-5pm
102 Senate House, First Floor
University of London, Malet Street, WC1 7HU

Speakers:

  • Daniel Conway (Open University), Conceptualising Dressed Performances of Power: From Margaret Thatcher to Die Antwoord
  • Rachel Johnson, Repertoires of Remembrance: The Public Commemoration of June 16 1976 and South African Politics
  • Geoff Levett (Birkbeck), Sport as Diplomacy: The 1907 South African Tour of England
  • Hilary Sapire (Birkbeck), Pageantry, Performance and Politics: Royal Tours to Southern Africa in the Twentieth Century

Discussant: Philip Murphy (Institute of Commonwealth Studies)

[download event poster HERE]


Researching Southern Africa: A Postgraduate Workshop

Monday 2 June 2014, Institute of Commonwealth Studies

The Southern Africa Seminar Series of the University of London invites submissions for a postgraduate workshop on Researching Southern Africa. The one-day event will bring together doctoral students and scholars working in a range of disciplines and thematic interests relating to the region of Southern Africa. The workshop will enable doctoral researchers to present their work in an informal and inclusive atmosphere and to gain valuable feedback from scholars based across the London Colleges who specialise in Southern Africa.  Featuring a talk on publishing in academic journals by the Chair of the Journal of Southern African Studies, it will also be an opportunity to strengthen networks within London and to identify opportunities for future collaboration. Deadline for abstracts: Friday 28 March 2014.

[for further details on the event and procedures for abstract submissions, click HERE]

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