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Thu 16 Apr

Print Media in the Colonial World

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Across the colonial world, the nineteenth and twentieth centuries saw a flourishing of newspapers and periodicals – some fleeting newssheets, others enduring forums of discussion, some published by the colonial state, others by enterprising editors and entrepreneurs.

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Mon 27 Apr

Current Trends in African Christian Scholarship

Talk & Book Launch

5-6pm, Room S1, Alison Richard Building, West Road, Cambridge.

Text and Authority in the South African Nazaretha Church. By Joel Cabrita

Published by Cambridge University Press. This seminar is held in conjunction with the Centre for African Studies and CRASSH Faculty Research Group 'Locating Religion'.

A drinks reception, to which all are welcome, will follow.

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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

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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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