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Thu 30 Apr

‘Scifest Africa’ - South Africa’s National Science Festival (King's/Cambridge-Africa Seminar)

Stephen Ashworth: Head of Natural Sciences at the University of East Anglia, UK, and Member of the Advisory Committee of Scifest Africa

*Scifest Africa* was started in Grahamstown, home of Rhode's University, as a counterbalance to the National Arts Festival as a project of the Grahamstown Foundation. Still based in Grahamstown, Scifest is starting to plan for its twentieth birthday celebrations. Each year it has managed to grow and become more ambitious.

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Wed 13 May

Language situation and endangerment in Uganda: Facts and perspectives

Dr Saudah Namyalo (CAPREx Fellow, Makerere University)

5-6pm, venue TBC. 

Part of the Cambridge Endangered Language and Cultures group

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Wed 13 May

Language situation and endangerment in Uganda: Facts and perspectives

Dr. Saudah Namyalo

Abstract not available

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Fri 15 May

African Heritage Challenges: Development and Sustainability

Speaker to be confirmed

This conference is the 16th Annual Reserach Seminar by the Cambridge Heritage Research Group. Heritage in Africa is increasingly employed as a vehicle for development. The desire to make heritage pay is palpable. Can one really put the onus on Africa’s past to not only be self-sustaining but also to...

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Thu 21 May

Energy for the future: Plugging the decline in energy supply, a gap too big?

Iman Hill, Oil and gas sector; Jenny Nelson, Photovoltaics and Renewables; Clare Grey, Energy Storage; Sir Brian Heap, Smart Villages

This panel discussion will ask whether an increased demand in energy and our limited resources will lead to a critical point in the future of our energy. Is there indeed decline in supply, or is it a question of an increase in global demand? Can we predict the future of...

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