Cambridge-Africa

Conferences

Friday 9th March 2018 NEW!

REAL Centre one day conference

Celebrating the work of Professor Christopher Colclough

The Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, pioneers research into overcoming barriers to education, such as poverty, gender, ethnicity, language and disability, and promotes education as an engine for inclusive growth and sustainable development. Their one day conference will focus on the seminal work of Professor Christopher Colclough and continuing his legacy.

  • Developments on key themes of Professor Colclough's work will be discussed, including:
  • States or Markets in International Development Debates
  • Gender and Primary Schooling in Africa
  • Global Monitoring of Education Goals
  • Educational Outcomes and Poverty

To reserve your place at the conference please book your ticket here.

For further information, please contact: REALCentre@educ.cam.ac.uk.

Saturday 21st April 2018

7th Annual International Igbo Conference

Memory, Culture and Community: Remembering the Past; Imagining the Future

Date: 21st - 22nd April 2018

Venue: The Brunei Gallery, University of London, UK

More Info (igboconference.com)

Tuesday 11th September 2018 NEW!

African Studies Association (UK) Conference 2018

University of Birmingham, UK 11-13 September 2018

The African Studies Association, UK (ASAUK) 2018 conference will celebrate the diversity and interdisciplinarity of the study of Africa. Join us.

More Info (asauk.net)

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Thursday 13th September 2018

Mapping Empires, Colonial Cartographies of Land and Sea

University of Oxford, Bodleian Library

The International Cartographic Association’s Commissions on the History of Cartography and Topographic Mapping and the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford will jointly host the 7th International Symposium on the History of Cartography and invite the SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS FOR PAPERS AND POSTERS.

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7th International Symposium on the History of Cartography

University of Oxford, Bodleian Library

13-15 September 2018