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AfriSoc and other African-Related Events around Oxford

  • AfriSoc Kiswahili Classes
    Fri, 03 Dec
    Oxford Language Centre (Zoom option too)
    03 Dec 2021, 15:30 – 16:30
    Oxford Language Centre (Zoom option too), 12 Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6HT, UK
    Please email africa.society@studentclubs.ox.ac.uk to sign up and attend the Zoom or in-person sessions!
  • African Studies Centre Seminar
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 02 Dec
    Pavilion Room
    02 Dec 2021, 15:30 – 17:30
    Pavilion Room, 62 Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6JF, UK
    We have a limited number of seats due to Covid-regulations and only members of the University may attend in person. As a courtesy to others please wear a mask. As an alternative the seminar can also be accessed via Teams, where it is also open to members of the public. See ASC website.
  • Seminar: Behind the Pandora Papers
    01 Dec 2021, 13:00
    Zoom
    Hear from the reporters behind the most expansive leak of tax haven files in history. In October, their investigation revealed the secret deals and hidden assets of more than 330 politicians and high-level public officials in more than 90 countries and territories, including 35 country leaders,
  • Seminar: Nigeria vs Twitter - The Fight for Freedom of Expression
    Wed, 24 Nov
    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN
    24 Nov 2021, 13:00 – 14:00 GMT
    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN
    Fisayo Soyombo is a Nigerian investigative journalist and founder of the Foundation for Investigative Journalism. He will discuss government attempts to block Twitter and crack down on unflattering reporting.
  • AfriSoc Reading Corner with Afua Hirsch
    Mon, 22 Nov
    Hovenden Room, All Souls College
    22 Nov 2021, 17:00 – 19:00 GMT
    Hovenden Room, All Souls College, Oxford OX1 4AL, UK
    Join us for a conversation with Afua Hirsch that will be moderated by Nana Oforiatta Ayim at All Souls College. Afua will discuss her latest book Brit(ish): On Race, Identity, and Belonging and signed copies of the book will be available. Refreshments will be provided.
  • Black History Month Open Mic
    Sun, 31 Oct
    Common Ground
    31 Oct 2021, 19:00 – 22:00 GMT
    Common Ground, 37-38 Little Clarendon St, Oxford OX1 2HF, UK
    Oxford SU, ACS, Africa Society and CRAE would love to welcome everyone to the Black History Month Open Mic Night taking place on Sunday 31st October 2021 from 7 pm - 10 pm.
  • GTC Black History Month Sankofa
    Fri, 29 Oct
    Green Templeton College
    29 Oct 2021, 17:30
    Green Templeton College, 43 Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6HG, UK
    Green Templeton College GCR and Black Students' Community are pleased to invite you to a Black History Month Symposium and Exhibition dubbed Sankofa: Let's Go Back to our Good Roots on Friday, 29 October at 5.30 pm at Green Templeton College premises. The event also welcomes online attendees.
  • Applying to Oxford: Tips and Guidance for African Applicants
    28 Oct 2021, 16:00 – 18:00
    Webinar
    Join us for a live-streamed Q&A session to ask your questions on applying to Oxford and receive some top tips and guidance on the applications process.
  • Essay-Writing Workshop
    Wed, 27 Oct
    Webinar
    27 Oct 2021, 16:30 – 28 Oct 2021, 18:00
    Webinar
    Please join us for an academic writing workshop for specific guidance on how to write a good essay in Oxford, practical exercises, best practises and common mistake to avoid.
  • Isis Prison Parliamentary Debate
    Thu, 21 Oct
    Isis Prison
    21 Oct 2021, 09:00 – 18:00 BST
    Isis Prison, Western Way, London SE28 0FG, UK
    Email africa.society@studentclubs.ox.ac.uk to sign up! Background on the Linacre - Isis Prison relationship: https://www.linacre.ox.ac.uk/about/news/linacre-hosts-isis-prison-special-lecture-prisoner-rehabilitation
  • Oxford African and Caribbean Society Official Handover Ball
    09 Oct 2021, 19:00 – 23:59
    Oxford, Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3PW, UK
    Join ACS members to celebrate the past year! Although the site says ACS members only, 40-50 spots have been allocated to AfriSoc members as part of the continued collaboration between ACS and AfriSoc.
  • Sat, 09 Oct
    Exeter College
    09 Oct 2021, 16:00 – 19:00 GMT+1
    Exeter College, Turl St, Oxford OX1 3DP, UK
    If you're a new or existing student and intend to be a member of AfriSoc this year, come join us for a meet and greet where you can meet other students!
  • 2021 Freshers' Fair
    Wed, 06 Oct
    Freshers' Fair @ University Parks
    06 Oct 2021, 10:00 BST – 07 Oct 2021, 16:00 BST
    Freshers' Fair @ University Parks, S Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3RF, UK
    Stop by our stall at the 2021 Fresher's Fair!
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