Weekly seminars are held at 5pm on Mondays in Michaelmas and Lent term. Please consult our upcoming events section on the homepage for further details.
Our annual lecture is held in honour of the Centre of African Studies' founder, the anthropologist Dr Audrey Richards. The lectures are given by eminent speakers in the field of African Studies.
The Centre of African Studies occasionally organises workshops and conferences, details of which will be posted here.
The Africa Research Forum is an interdisciplinary graduate training seminar that brings together Cambridge University students, faculty members, postdoctoral researchers and visiting academics doing Africa-related research.
Talks and seminars may be hosted by members of the Centre Management Committee only and can be held throughout the year at the discretion of the Centre Director. If you are interested in giving a talk or seminar at the Centre of African Studies please contact the Director.
Swahili classes are held at the Centre in association with the Cambridge University Language Centre.
A collection of past events, seminars and conferences held at and in association with the Centre of African Studies.
CfP for Cambridge graduate students
The Whigs and Jacobins of Africa: Traditional Authorities across Francophone and Anglophone Sub- Saharan Africa and the Different Conceptions of Political Order - Jan Erk, Jan C. Smuts Visiting Fellow 2016-17, Centre of African Studies and Clare Hall