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The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Africa. In every Faculty and Division across the University there are active research programmes focused on the continent. The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside the vibrant doctoral programmes, the MSc in African Studies, inaugurated in 2006, is already recognised as Europe's most prestigious and successful training programme in its field.

African Studies Centre Oxford University

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The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Africa. In every Faculty and Division across the University there are active research programmes focused on the continent. The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside the vibrant doctoral programmes, the MSc in African Studies, inaugurated in 2006, is already recognised as Europe's most prestigious and successful training programme in its field.

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    Rethinking Work from A Uganda Marketplace

    Rethinking Work from A Uganda Marketplace

    William Monteith explores the marketplaces of Uganda, specifically larger ones in Kampala, to discuss how the differences between waged and non-waged labour are viewed. He also discusses the role of different types of work in this context. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 59 min
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    Human rights in Africa: opportunities and challenges

    Human rights in Africa: opportunities and challenges

    The Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2013. Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights gives a talk about human rights in Africa.

    • 40 min
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    ORENGA Special Lecture - Fashola's Lagos: the man, the method, the megacity

    ORENGA Special Lecture - Fashola's Lagos: the man, the method, the megacity

    Babatunde Fashola, Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria, gives a special lecture for the African Studies Centre.

    • 27 min

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