Call for Thematic Streams ASAUK 2018

Call for Thematic Streams ASAUK 2018

Call for Thematic Streams  The next ASAUK conference will be held on 11-13 September 2018 at the University of Birmingham. …

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2017 FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on African Homelands and Social Theory

2017 FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on African Homelands and Social Theory

Date: 23rd-26th October 2017 Venue: University of Ibadan Conference Centre, Ibadan, Nigeria Conference theme: African music in an age of …

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Announcement of the 2017 Mary Kingsley Zochonis Lecture

Announcement of the 2017 Mary Kingsley Zochonis Lecture

Dr. DUNCAN MAINYE OMANGA Moi university, Kenya Social Media and Democracy in Africa: ‘The Nakuru Analysts’ WhatsApp group and the Evolution …

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Visa Refusals at the 2016 ASAUK Conference at Cambridge

Visa Refusals at the 2016 ASAUK Conference at Cambridge

After a successful 2016 Conference of the African Studies Association at the University of Cambridge we received a great deal …

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ASAUK Response to the US Travel Ban

ASAUK Response to the US Travel Ban

The African Studies Association of the UK is strongly committed to the production and sharing of knowledge about Africa built on global intellectual exchange and mutually …

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African Critical Inquiry Programme Announces 2017 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award

African Critical Inquiry Programme Announces 2017 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award

The African Critical Inquiry Programme has named Eric Sunu Doe as recipient of the 2017 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award. …

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STREAM: Text, paratext and context in African autobiographical narratives.

STREAM: Text, paratext and context in African autobiographical narratives.

Always straddling and dismantling the boundaries between truthfulness and imagination, between memory, concealment and referentiality, between psychology, history, geography and …

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STREAM: The Environment in Contemporary African Literature, Film, Music and Art

STREAM: The Environment in Contemporary African Literature, Film, Music and Art

Recently through international news media millions of viewers have become witnesses to eco-catastrophes ranging from typhoons, landslides, floods, wildfires and …

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STREAM: Precarious prospects: corridors, grabs and extractions at the pastoral margins

STREAM: Precarious prospects: corridors, grabs and extractions at the pastoral margins

Photo credit: Evans Otieno (evanstieno@gmail.com);  http://www.startuplions.org/?page_id=34 This stream invites contributions on the drivers, implications and outcomes of large-scale investments in infrastructure, …

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STREAM: The Politics of Development in Africa

STREAM: The Politics of Development in Africa

This stream invites papers and panels which explore the impact of politics – broadly defined – on, and in, African …

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STREAM: Lagos Studies Association

STREAM: Lagos Studies Association

Established in 2017, the Lagos Studies Association is an international, interdisciplinary organization of academic and non-academic practitioners whose interest focus …

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STREAM: Challenges and Survival Strategies within the Neoliberal Context for a Civilized Africa

STREAM: Challenges and Survival Strategies within the Neoliberal Context for a Civilized Africa

Communities which refuse to positively respond to challenges perish. This was the case in North Africa in the past. The …

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STREAM: The Infrastructure Question

STREAM: The Infrastructure Question

Physical infrastructure is at the top of the policy agenda across Africa. The investment is made in a dynamical space …

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STREAM: Africa Reads

STREAM: Africa Reads

Photo Credit: Rebecca Jones Stream convenors: Carli Coetzee and Rebecca Jones This proposal is for series of linked and complementary …

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