Upcoming Events

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Black Lives Matter: Global Perspectives Webinar Series | Debora Silverman, Stef Craps, Sibo Kanobana
Friday, April 16, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM (Pacific Time)

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The UCLA African Studies Center and the Earth Rights Institute present a weeklong conference on climate change focusing on Africa.
Monday, April 19, 2021 to Friday, April 23, 2021
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)

The UCLA African Studies Center and the Earth Rights Institute present a conference on climate change focusing on Africa.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 to Tuesday, April 20, 2021
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The UCLA African Studies Center and the Earth Rights Institute present a conference on climate change focusing on Africa.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 to Wednesday, April 21, 2021
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

You are invited to join the Center for the Study of Religion ifor “Acquiescing to Necropolitics? The Church and Same Sex Relations in Africa,” co-sponsored by the African Studies Center.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 to Wednesday, April 21, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Pacific Time)

The UCLA African Studies Center and the Earth Rights Institute present a conference on climate change focusing on Africa.
Thursday, April 22, 2021 to Thursday, April 22, 2021
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us for our inaugural webinar forum on climate change in Africa, Monday April 19-Friday April 23, 2021.
Friday, April 23, 2021 to Friday, April 23, 2021
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Black Lives Matter: Global Perspectives Webinar Series | Olivette Otele, SA Smythe, Dominic Thomas
Friday, May 7, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM (Pacific Time)

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Join us on May 10th at 12pm, PST for Saba Kidane Heritage's talk on "The Crisis in Tigray and Its Implication in the Horn of Africa." Dr. Abraham Adhanom will also be a discussant
Monday, May 10, 2021
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Pacific Time)

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A lecture with Alden Young (UCLA)
Friday, May 14, 2021
2:00 PM (Pacific Time)

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This program follows an exciting interdisciplinary seminar on African Objects in Museums, where students examined a series of objects including painted Yoruba drums and Kongo minkisi. To continue discussions, the Fowler Museum, the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, the UCLA/Getty Conservation Program, UCLA Information Studies, and the UCLA African Studies Center are hosting a program where we will engage three specialists who are artists, scholars, and/or practitioners.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Pacific Time)

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Nomi Dave will discuss the defamation of character suit against Guinean journalist Moussa Yero Bah, and activists' reactions to the verdict, in order to consider the role of the human voice in response to sexual violence.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Pacific Time)

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Please join us for the annual Coleman Memorial Lecture given in honor and memory of the Center founder, Professor James S. Coleman.
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)