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November 2020

Africa and the Global Outbreak Narrative

18 November 2020, 20:00 EAT - 22:00 EAT

For the historian of medicine Charles Rosenberg, epidemics have a ‘dramaturgical character’.  What he meant is that epidemics are rendered intelligible as social phenomena through stories or narratives that follow a familiar pattern. The COVID-19 ‘outbreak narrative’ begins in the wet markets of Wuhan. From here, the drama intensifies as the virus spreads through the circuits of global modernity – economy, trade, finance and tourism – becoming an international security threat as well as a parable about the dangers of our…

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December 2020

Workshop to celebrate the BIEA @ 60: Innovative Research in Africa

14 December 2020, 12:45 EAT - 21:00 EAT

This workshop will celebrate some of the key thematic areas in which the BIEA is currently working by bringing together a range of researchers working in the critical areas of museum collections, sustainability, and the use of spectacle and visuals. Papers will speak to the diversity of areas in which the BIEA is currently working through long-standing partnerships, funded projects and new networks and foci. Participants are welcome to attend the whole day or to attend particular panels of interest.…

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February 2021

Graduate Attaché completion seminar

24 February 2021, 15:00 EAT - 17:00 EAT

The BIEA welcomes you to this wonderful Graduate Attaché completion seminar. Registration ongoing through https://Graduate_Attachés/meeting/registration/ We welcome you all!  

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March 2021

Book Launch

16 March 2021, 19:00 EAT - 21:00 EAT

Welcome to "Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan" Book launch Register here: https://Biea.ac.uk/Book Launch/meeting/register  

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Book Launch

30 March 2021, 18:00 EAT - 20:00 EAT

  Adopting a mixed-methods study of elections in Ghana, Kenya and Uganda, and a new approach that focusses on the moral economy of elections, this book shows how elections are shaped by competing visions of what it means to be a good leader, bureaucrat or citizen. This radical new lens reveals that elections are the site of intense moral contestation, which helps to explain why there is such vigorous participation in processes that often seem flawed, and why the behaviour of those…

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April 2021

BIEA Annual Lecture

14 April 2021, 18:00 EAT - 20:00 EAT

Registration is ongoing for this year's BIEA Annual Lecture. To Register, click biea.ac.uk/BIEA_annual_lecture_2021 Registration is free.    

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May 2021

BIEA Graduate Attaches Completion Seminar

25 May 2021, 15:00 EAT - 17:00 EAT

Register here: biea.ac.uk/free_registration

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BIEA Writing for Publication Training/Workshop

26 May 2021 - 28 May 2021
British Institute in Eastern Africa Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map

Date: 26th - 28th May 2021 Aims: This training aims at supporting our graduate students to be able to publish their work in high ranking journals and have thus engaged renown speakers including journal editors to facilitate the workshop. Target: Registered BIEA graduate student members only.  For anyone else interested in the training, visit the BIEA website for information on how to be a member.

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June 2021

Child’s Work: Changing conceptions of children’s agricultural work in Africa from the abolition of slavery to the modern day

16 June 2021 - 17 June 2021
British Institute in Eastern Africa Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map

An interdisciplinary, online workshop Workshop website: https://sites.google.com/view/childsworkinafrica Event hashtag #ChildsWork Register here: biea.ac.uk/childs_work

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July 2021

British Institute in Eastern Africa and Uganda Elections Research Network Workshop on Uganda’s 2021 elections

29 July 2021, 13:00 EAT - 19:00 EAT
British Institute in Eastern Africa Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map

Registration: biea.ac.uk/Workshop _on_Uganda's_2021_elections Programme: biea.ac.uk/Workshop_on_Uganda's_2021_elections/programme

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