STREAM: Raising Children in Times of Hardship

STREAM: Raising Children in Times of Hardship

Raising children is a significant challenge. Throughout their child-rearing career, most parents/guardians are, at some stage, confronted with the very …

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STREAM: AFRICAN FEMINISMS

STREAM: AFRICAN FEMINISMS

This stream aims to explore the intersectionality of African feminisms. Panels may include themes such as women’s rights, gender and …

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STREAM: Gender and Sexuality

STREAM: Gender and Sexuality

Within African Studies, the concepts of “gender” and “sexuality” have followed complex and sometimes contradictory trajectories that are only partially …

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STREAM: Women and the Environment in the African Arts

STREAM: Women and the Environment in the African Arts

Cultural concepts, attitudes and behavioural patterns are embedded in African arts. In African philosophy, the earth takes on feminine attributes. …

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STREAM: Navigating and Negotiating Marriage

STREAM: Navigating and Negotiating Marriage

Convened by: Benjamin Lawrance ( University of Arizona), Kate Skinner (University of Birmingham) This stream focuses on the ways in …

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STREAM: Slavery and Marriage in African Societies

STREAM: Slavery and Marriage in African Societies

Stream organisers: Benedetta Rossi (University of Birmingham, UK) and Joel Quirk (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa). In what ways have …

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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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