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RESEARCHING SOUTHERN AFRICA

A Postgraduate Workshop

 

Friday 16 June 2017

 

Institute of Commonwealth Studies

Room 243, Senate House

Malet Street

London WC1E 7HU

  1. 30 – 10.00 Registration and tea/coffee
  2. 00 – 12.00 Session 1

 

 

Amelia Clegg (Birkbeck)                   “Officer-Men”: Masculinities, Manliness and Manhood in the South African War (1899-1902)

 

Dorothy Tembo (SOAS)                   Missions and Ethnography in Colonial Malawi

 

Polona Zajec (Goldsmiths)               The African “Other” – Or the “Other” in Aher Arop Bol’s The Lost Boy (2009) and Jonny Steinberg’s A Man of Good Hope (2015)

 

Discussant: TBC

 

  1. 00 – 2.00 Lunch & Reflective Workshop on Research Practice and Writing
  2. 00 – 4.00 Session 2

 

Professor Diana Jeater, editor of the Journal of Southern African Studies

 

 

Moses Madamombe (School of       The Road to 2018 Elections in Zimbabwe: An

Advanced Study)                               Analysis of the National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA)        

 

Bernard C. Moore (SOAS)                “Like Weeds in the Garden”: Scientific Agriculture, Predator Extermination, and Labour Transformations in Apartheid Southern Namibia

 

Megan Laws (LSE)                            The Moral Economy of the Trickster: Employment, Sharing, and Trust in North Eastern Namibia

 

Discussant: TBC

 

REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL. To register your attendance for this workshop, please email your details to: Lizzie Hull (e.hull@soas.ac.uk), Rebekah Lee (r.lee@gold.ac.uk), Diana Jeater (d.jeater@gold.ac.uk) or Hilary Sapire (h.sapire@bbk.ac.uk) . Abstracts are available on the workshop website: visit www.gold.ac.uk/southern-africa.

 

Please note that registered participants will receive the papers electronically before the workshop and are expected to read them beforehand.

 

 

This workshop is organized by the Southern African Seminar Series, which is supported by the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, the Centre of African Studies, and the University of London. For further information on this and future Southern Africa Seminar events, please visit: www.gold.ac.uk/southern-africa