Theis year’s Cadbury conference is organised around the theme of Marriage in Africa. It is convened in honour of Lynne Brydon and marks her contribution to the establishment of gender studies in Africa.
Information on the conference can be found here: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/historycultures/departments/dasa/events/cadbury/index.aspx
The conference includes three special lectures which are open to all. The first of these is run in collaboration with MBS and the Centre for Modern and Contemporary History.
- 31 May: Carina Ray, ‘Interracial Marriage, Colonial Metropoles and the Gendered Optics of African Nationalism’ (in collaboration with Modern British Studies and the Centre for Modern and Contemporary History)
- 1 June: Benjamin Lawrance, ‘The Iniquity and Inequity of Marriage in Africa’ (the 2017 Cadbury keynote lecture)
- 2 June: Silva Federici, ‘Women, the Body, and Capitalist Accumulation, Past and Present’ (in collaboration with BRIHC)