LUCSAS lists lots of good stuff in Nov and Dec

Please see details of a film showing at Hyde Park Picture House in Leeds that may be of interest on Tuesday 1 December at 6.30
‘Refugee: The Eritrean Exodus’ – with Q and A session afterwards from the director and organised in association with PAFRAS:
There is also a list of some upcoming events around refugee solidarity in Leeds via Leeds City of Sanctuary here:
Other upcoming LUCAS / LUCAS sponsored events:
LUCAS Seminar (co-hosted with RiDNet and CGD): Sam Spiegel (Edinburgh) on ‘Resource Politics and Advocacy Struggles in Zimbabwe:
Encountering Power at Multiple Scales’
Monday 30 November, 4pm, School of Earth and Environment Seminar room 8.119
LUCAS Seminar – Naomi Haynes (Edinburgh) ‘Learning to Pray the Pentecostal Way: Language and Personhood on the Zambian Copperbelt’.
Tuesday 8 December, 4–5.30pm (Michael Sadler LG10)
School of English seminar – Prof. Jane Taylor (Leeds),  ‘Ubu and the Truth Commission: Transitional Justice and Theatre’.
Tuesday 8 December, 5pm,  Studio One of the Workshop Theatre (behind the Laidlaw library)
LUCAS Seminar – Prof. Jane Plastow (Leeds) ‘From Research to Activism: Making Theatre and Anthropology in Walukuba’
Wednesday 9th December, 5 pm in Studio One of the Workshop Theatre (beside Laidlaw Library)
Christian Hogsbjerg
LUCAS Administrator
Leeds University Centre for African Studies
School of Politics and International Studies
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT
Tel: 0113 343 5069

Heritage Corner

Greetings from Heritage Corner. Social discourse and performance facilitation is what Heritage Corner is all about in promoting a shared heritage. There is always so much to learn. 


24th, 6-8pm Wentworth Castle, Barnsley
LEAD, THREADS AND PETALS: a research-based project. Artist Carol Sorhaindo explores the intersection of British and African/Caribbean narratives through natural dyes on textiles. In conjunction with PavilionHeritage Corner will assist Sorhaindo by boldly contextualising transatlantic connections to Yorkshire, whilst Dr. Patrick Eyres explores the cultural politics of landscape gardens and explores the presence of a Blackamoor garden statue at Wentworth Castle. Funded by the Capability Brown Festival and Heritage Lottery Fund. For further details and about transport from Leeds – click here for Pavilion’s website
11th, 11am-1pm – Parkinson Steps, Leeds University
…the final scheduled Heritage Corner Walk for the year(flyer attached). All are welcome to explore this unique African history trail, told through factual African and British connections and personalities. The event is free, but donations accepted. Further details can be found at theHeritage Corner website.
–  Inspirational poet Khadijah Ibrahiim has engagedHeritage Corner and Studio 15 to stage her new work – ANOTHER CROSSINGIt has been an honour participating in this project about migration and identity, particularly working with an award-winning team – that includes choreographer David Hamilton, musician Chris Campbell and publishersPeepal Tree Press. Come and join the team, with Special Guests at the West Yorkshire Playhouse.
Throughout October Heritage Corner will be working with schools and communities in London and Leeds, as well as hosting 2 Heritage Corner Walks for theLeeds University Student’s Union (3rd and 10th October). We hope you can support us. Please feel free to forward this email… to visit our website… or ‘Like’ our Facebook page. Many thanks.