January 31st 2019
6.15 pm, room IG 411, ground floor of the Main Building at Campus Westend of the Goethe University, Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1, 60323 Frankfurt
Darlington Ashamole is an African Expert who has expertise in Resource Conflict, Oil politics, Masculinity and youth Studies. He has MA in Politics (Spec. International Development and Identity Politics) from Department of Politics and International Relations, J.W.Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main Germany. In 2013 he acquired a PhD in conflict studies from Department of Politics, University of Sheffield United Kingdom. His PhD-thesis "The Politics of Oil and Mascculinity: Youth politics and Intergenerational Conflict in the Niger Delta" provides new explanation to the Youth Violence in the Nigerian Delta.
Darlington has these Research Interests:
Resource/Oil politics, Resource Conflict, Liberation Politics, Intergenerational Conflict, Gender/Masculinity Politics, Youth Issues, The Politics of the United Nations, Ethnic Politics and Conflict, Develoment Issues.He welcomes any research collaboration in these areas.
Oil exploitation and Ethnic Politics in Nigeria
Political Actors or Instrument of Politics: African Youths, Nationalism and the Post-colonial Politics of Alienation – A Nigerian Case Study
Petro-States and the Petrolization of Politics - A Nigerian Example (Under Peer-review)
The Problems of African Model of Masculinity (In progress)
January 31st 2019
Afrasian Futures is a series of four cutting-edge lectures that mark the conclusion Africa’s Asian Options (AFRASO), a major transdiciplinary research project at Goethe University Frankfurt that has investigated transregional African-Asian interactions and entanglements since 2013.
We are delighted to invite you to the upcoming AFRASO Lecture: "Indians and Pakistanis in African Universities: The Cultural Politics of Postcolonial Knowledge-Production" by Shobana Shankar (AFRASO Fellow 2018). The lecture will take place on June, 21st in room SH 0.107 (Seminarhaus, Campus Westend) from 4 pm - 6 pm.