The 2014-2015 Monthly African Studies Brownbag Seminar Series

All events are public and take place on a Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in: Fall: the History Lounge, 433 Paterson Hall (“PA” on the map of Carleton,

September 10 Eurico Josué Ngunga, Visiting Fellow, IAS, Carleton University
Science, Technology and Innovation: The case of systematization of innovation in Angola and its challenges for the development

September 24 Julie Parle, Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal
‘Dark Remedy for a Dark Continent’: Is there a History of Thalidomide in Africa’?
Co-sponsored by History and Disability Studies**

October 22 Natasha Erlank, Professor, Historical Studies, University of Johannesburg
Women and Memorialisation in Contemporary South Africa
Co-sponsored by Public History

November 26 Pius Adesanmi, Professor, English, Carleton University
African Studies in the Continent: Contact Zones & Entry Points for the Returnee Africanist

January 7 Will Tait, PhD candidate, History, Carleton University
‘Constellations of Humanity’: Canairelief and the Biafran War, 1968-1971

February 4 Chris Dyck, Post Doctoral fellow, NIPSIA, Carleton University
Reconstruction and Peace

March 4  Joanne Lebert, Director, Great Lakes Programme, Partnership Africa Canada

Conflict minerals, Gender and (In) Security in Africa’s Great Lakes Region: the limitations of the sexual violence paradigm,

April 1 Karim Myatt, PhD candidate, Anthropology, Carleton
Informal Islamic movements in Morocco

For more information, contact us at 613-520-2600, ext. 2220 or To print a copy of our complete listing of the 2014-15 Seminar series here

**This event is part of a whole day symposium on the history of thalidomide. For more information please ask the Institute of African Studies