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Prof Agustin Fuentes - Why do we believe_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - Why do we believe_

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Prof Elaine Howard Ecklund - Science and Religion in Global Public Life

Prof Elaine Howard Ecklund - Science and Religion in Global Public Life

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Professor Geoff Simm: Inaugural lecture: Thought for Food - Food for Thought?

Inaugural lecture by Professor Geoff Simm, Professor of Global Agriculture and Food SecurityRecorded 3/12/2018 at the Roslin Auditorium. Abstract:Feeding the world's growing population well -…

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Prof Gillingwater Inaugural Lecture Oct 2018

Recording of inaugural lecture Monday 29 October 2018. Professor Tom Gillingwater "Diary of a 21st century anatomist: standing on the shoulders of giants"

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Conservation Medicine online masters: Laura Wessman - student testimonial

Laura, from Finland, lives in Kenya and studies the online MVetSci in Conservation Medicine. Join our online community: http://www.ed.ac.uk/vet/conservation-medicine

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Global eHealth online masters: Masafumi Komori - student testimonial

Japanese student, Masafumi, talks about studying Global eHealth online. Join our online community: https://www.ed.ac.uk/molecular-genetic-population/global-ehealth

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Scotland: The challenge of realising inclusive education when it comes to 'race'

Scotland: The challenge of realising inclusive education when it comes to 'race' Professor Rowena Arshad OBEChair in Multicultural and Anti-Racist Education and Head of The Moray House…

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The Salvation Agenda: Politics and Medical Humanitarianism During Zimbabwe’s Cholera Catastrophe - Simukai Chigudu

Centre of African Studies seminar Dr Simukai Chigudu (University of Oxford) This paper examines the humanitarian politics of responding to Zimbabwe’s catastrophic cholera outbreak of 2008/09,…

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Dr Emma Wild-Wood: Where does the wisdom of the white man come in?

Dr Emma Wild-Wood delivered the lecture ‘Where does the wisdom of the white man come in? The Interpretations, Problems and Possibilities of Missionary Sources in the…

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Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola - Jon Schubert

Centre of African Studies seminar Dr Jon Schubert (University of Geneva) Working the System offers key insights into the politics of the everyday in twenty-first-century dominant party and…

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Bill Gates and Secretary of State visit the Easter Bush Campus

The event included showcasing of work on improving livestock production in Africa and the announcement of a £4 million boost from the UK Government.Bill Gates at the Easter Bush Campus.…

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The Making of a Black Middle Class: Race, Law and Property in Johannesburg, South Africa - Maxim Bolt

Centre of African Studies seminar The Making of a Black Middle Class: Race, Law and Property in Johannesburg, South AfricaDr Maxim Bolt (University of Birmingham) South Africa’s urban black…

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Gender and Enslavement in Atlantic Africa - Lisa Lindsay

Centre of African Studies Professor Lisa Lindsay (UNC) 1st Nov 2017Over the course of the Atlantic slave trade from the early 16th to the mid-19th centuries, approximately one-third of the Africans…

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India and the BRICS in Africa: Promoting development or dependency? - Pádraig Carmody

Centre of African Studies Seminar: India and the BRICS in Africa: Promoting development or dependency? Dr Pádraig Carmody (Trinity College Dublin and the University of Johannesburg) 11th…

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Street Fight: Toponymy and Multiracialism in Urban Post-Apartheid South Africa - Wale Adebanwi

Street Fight: Toponymy and Multiracialism in Urban Post-Apartheid South Africa Professor Wale Adebanwi (University of Oxford) 4th Oct 2017 As South Africans continue to struggle with the legacies…

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