Meet the team: Jovia Salifu

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Now that the project has entered its final stages we are looking back on how involvement in the KEO research has shaped the ideas and carriers of our valued team members. Second person we have asked for a blog contribution is Jovia Salifu, who has been with the project since 2012 as a data entry […]

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 […]

Money Judgments – Twelfth Cadbury Fellowship Scheme and Workshop

Licence plate proudly advertising traditional healing, Irolu Remo 2012, (c) InsaNolte

The Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham invites applications for the 2015 Cadbury Fellowship Scheme, which will focus on research on money. Three visiting fellows from Africa will be appointed to participate in a ten-week schedule of seminars, discussion groups, and other activities. One aim of the scheme is to […]

Okey Ndibe Reading at the University of Birmingham

Okey Ndibe

We are delighted to invite Okey Ndibe whose most recent novel, Foreign Gods, Inc., explores many ideas that resonate with our project, particularly religious plurality, the global commodification of religion and tradition, and changing relations between religions in contemporary Nigeria to Birmingham University. Okey Ndibe will be giving a reading from his novel Foreign Gods, Inc on […]

The ‘Crossroads in African Studies Conference’

Crossroads in African Studies Conference

On 5th September 2013 we organised a panel presentations by colleagues from the University of Birmingham, Osun State and Obafemi Awolowo Universities as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Centre of West African Studies (CWAS) at the University of Birmingham. The panel explored how Yoruba Christians, Muslims and traditionalists interact and coexist with […]

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