How to Rig an Election: Reflections on Ten Years of Studying Democracy

All seminars are scheduled at 5pm on Thursdays in the Pavilion Room at St Antony’s College, Oxford, unless otherwise stated. In case of cancellation or venue changes, please refer to our website ( for updated information.

We are delighted to welcome Prof Nic Cheeseman, now of the University of Birmingham, to reflect on his outstanding contribution to the study of African politics at Oxford’s African Studies Centre and the Department of Politics and International Development. The event will also see the launch of the new OUP book, co-edited by Prof Cheeseman, ‘The African Affairs Reader: Key Texts in Politics, Development and International Relations’.