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ASAUK Conference
ASAUK Biennial Conference 2014
will be held at the University of Sussex 9-11 September 2014. The Call for papers is now open until the 25th April 2014. There are still spaces available for panels. Read more >>

+ Streams (click the "+" to expand)
  • Congo Research Network (Katrien Pype and Reuben Loffman)
  • Culture Stream (Carli Coetzee / JACS)
  • African utopias/dystopias (Critical African Studies)
  • Publishing (Stephanie Kitchen / IAI)
  • Literature Stream (Ranka Primorac)
  • From Global Crisis to African Rising? (ROAPE)
  • Labour, Insecurity and Violence in South Africa (Maxim Bolt and Dina Rajak / JSAS)
  • Lusophone Africa (Toby Green)
  • Sudan (Ahmed Al-Shahi)

A full programme can be downloaded here.

A full list of the panels submitted so far can be downloaded here.PDF

You can follow also follow the development of the conference on Facebook: www.facebook.com/AfricanStudiesAssociationUK.

If you have any queries please contact David Kerr: d.kerr@bham.ac.uk

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)
IB Tauris
Boydel and Brewer (James Currey)
Taylor and Francis
Zed Press
Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Africanist Profiles
Wa GoroWangui wa Goro has served as a translator, editor, writer, researcher and campaigner for human and cultural rights. Currey Literary and academic publishing on Africa,in Africa and across the world has taken off during James Currey’s fifty years in publishing.
JuneJune Bam-Hutchison is a leading figure in debates about human rights and the anti-apartheid struggle. ClarkeBecky Nana Ayebia Clarke is a Ghanaian-born award-winning Publisher specializing in African & Caribbean writing.