African Knowledges of Gender

The next event in the Sadler Seminar series 'African Knowledges for Global Challenges'.

Please note this is an online event via Microsoft Teams.

Four presenters will give short presentations of their work in progress on issues of gender in African contexts:

  • Sally Osei-Appiah (School of Media): “Culture, Gender and Mediatization of Politics”;
  • Anna Mdee (School of Politics and International Studies): “Getting beyond the White Western Gaze on the ‘Poor African Woman’“;
  • Winnie Bedigen (School of Politics and International Studies): “Advocacy Contexts and Challenges: Women in the Horn”;
  • Jane Plastow (School of English): “Stiwanism: African Feminism as Situated Reality or Wishful Thinking. Exploring Molara Ogundipe’s Stiwanist Theories in a Slum Community in Jinja, Uganda”.

The seminar will be chaired by Lisa Thorley (POLIS). Please join via MS Teams

The Sadler Seminar Series “African Knowledges for Global Challenges” is supported by the Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute, in collaboration with the Leeds University Centre for African Studies.

The series is convened by Adriaan van Klinken, Brendon Nicholls, Lisa Thorley, and Abel Ugba.