Register for African Travel Writing Encounters

Photographs from the launch of the Africa Centre at Sussex, award presentation and social, held in the University of Sussex Jubilee building Cafe and Atrium.

Registration for African Travel Writing Encounters is now open. The workshop is free for all participants, but there are limited spaces so pre-registration is recommended.

Muslim oralcy in West Africa: a neglected subject

participant PFarias KBarber DPratten

The annual Fage Lecture in recognition of Professor John Fage, founder of CWAS and a major contributor to the institutionalisation of African Studies in the UK and internationally, was delivered in 2015 by Paulo Fernando de Moraes Farias. Dr de Moraes Farias is a historian, who has worked on epigraphic sources for the medieval history of West […]

Call for Papers 2016 Cadbury Conference


The Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham invites applications to contribute to the 2016 Cadbury Conference on ‘Bodies of Text: Learning to be Muslim in West Africa’. The programme is supported by the Cadbury Fund held at the Department of African Studies and Anthropology and the European Research Council (Starting […]

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