Europaeum Lecture on democracy and Africa

The next Europaeum Lecture is to be given by Professor William Beinart, Fellow of St Antony’s College and Rhodes Professor of Race Relations at the University of Oxford, at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, in our continuing Oxford-Geneva Link Programme series. The lecture on the 28th of May will be on the subject of South Africa: Lessons for African Democracy. Professor Beinart was the founding Director of the African Studies Centre at the University of Oxford, and President of the UK African Studies Association. His major research interests are in South African history, politics and society – recently focussing on environmental history, in southern Africa and beyond. He is currently conducting a research project on popular images and representations of Africa. He was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 2009, For more see the event poster here. The event will be chaired by the Director of the Graduate Institute, Professor Philippe Burrin.