Date

Title and Speaker

Links

12th October

Introductions and  programme for the term.

 

19th October

Alan Bird - ‘Africa - a Thematic Overview’

 

26th October

Mike Gibbs - ‘My Family in Africa’

Lachlan Forbes - ‘East Africa’

Peter Woodsford -’Uganda, the Bobbi Wine Phenomenon’

Presentation

 

Presentation

2nd November

Reports on the Cambridge African Film Festival

Possible Discussion - ‘Scouts in the CAR’

The Mad Man’s Truth, Super Modo, High Fantasy, Ouaga Girls, Rafiki

Scouts in the CAR

9th November

William Davison and Chris Wagner - ‘Ethiopia - an Update, esp on Grand Renaissance Dam’’

Presentation

Ethiopia Insight website

16th November

Robin Farbridge - ‘Railways in East Africa’

Presentation

23rd November

Chris Wagner -’150th anniversary of British Expedition ("Invasion") of Abyssinia in 1868, at Magdala, leading to start of "Scramble for Africa"’

Presentation

30th November

Shadia Taha - ‘Ancient Sudan. The lesser known civilisation’

Presentation

7th December

Evelyn Brealey , Director, Cambridge Global Health Partnerships and Malcolm Kerr-Muir- “Addenbrookes’ Work in Africa

Presentation

14th December

Social at Wildwood Restaurant (below U3A), organised by Ricky Selwyn

 

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