21-22 May 2015 Twelfth Cadbury Conference: Money Judgments University of Birmingham
28 - 29 May 2015, Centre of African Studies & Politics and international Relations Conference University of Edinburgh
12-18 July 2015 CALLALOO CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP (CCWW) University of Oxford
16 - 18 July 2015 Southern African Pasts before the Colonial Era, their Archives and Ongoing Present/Presence Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative, University of Cape Town
20-31 July 2015 AEGIS RWANDA SHORT COURSE: GENOCIDE AND MASS ATROCITIES: ACTORS, CAUSES AND RESPONSES TO VIOLENCE Kigali, Rwanda
20 - 31 July 2015 Nairobi, Kenya - Conflict and Political Violence Nairobi, Kenya
6 Nov 2015 Rethinking Peace, Security and Development in Contemporary Africa Annual Research Conference, University of Bradford, Sponsored by the John and Elnora Ferguson Centre for African Studies
5–7 November 2015 Repairing the Past, Imagining the Future: Reparations and Beyond… University of Edinburgh
13 - 14 November 2015 Postcolonial Mobilities in the Francophone World Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London,
14-16 January 2016 Building Images: Exploring 21st Century Sino-African dynamics through cultural exchange, media representation, and translation University of Nottingham.
Other Africanist News
Call for applications are open for the next rounds of applications to the African Critical Inquiry Programme: 1) for the 2015 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards for African students registered in a South African PhD program (deadline 1 June 2015), and 2) for organizing the 2016 ACIP workshop (deadline 1 May 2015).
The ASAUK is a scholarly organization with a membership that includes academics, journalists and broadcasters, civil servants and many others with an interest in Africa. Members of the ASAUK receive a free subscription to African Affairs, as well as a 10% discount from a wide range of African Studies journals. Read more about the ASAUK >>
ASAUK Biennial Conference, 2016 Plans for the next conference, to be held at Robinson College, University of Cambridge, 7–9 September 2016 are well in hand. ASAUK’s New President, Professor David Maxwell, is coordinating with the Centre for African Studies, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
|Audrey Richards Prize support
|We gratefully acknowledge the support of the following publishers to the Audrey Richards Prize 2014:
Hurst and Co.
International African Institute (IAI)
Boydell and Brewer (James Currey)
Taylor and Francis
Cambridge University Press (CUP)
|Wangui wa Goro
has served as a translator, editor, writer, researcher and campaigner for human and cultural rights.
Literary and academic publishing on Africa,in Africa and across the world has taken off during James Currey’s fifty years in publishing.
is a leading figure in debates about human rights and the anti-apartheid struggle.
||Becky Nana Ayebia Clarke is a Ghanaian-born award-winning Publisher specializing in African & Caribbean writing.