Programme 2015

10-12 April 2015 in Dakar (Senegal)
African Mobilities and Postcolonial Border-Regimes,
Conveners: Prof Heidrun Friese (TU Chemnitz) and Dr Judith Albrecht (TU Chemnitz). In collaboration with Prof Ibrahima Thioub of CARTE/University Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar and Point Sud Bamako.

4-8 August 2015 in Stellenbosch (South Africa)
Place and Mobility: People and Cultural Practices in Cosmopolitan Networks in Africa, the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean,
Conveners: Dr Fernando Rosa (University of Stellenbosch), Dr Patrick Desplat (University of Cologne) and Dr Shaun Viljoen (University of Stellenbosch). In collaboration with STIAS, the University of Stellenbosch and Point Sud Bamako.

9-11 August 2015 in Stellenbosch (South Africa)
Crossing boundaries. An interdisciplinary conference on the challenges and chances of research on the Indian Ocean-Africa-connection,
Conveners: Dr Franz Kogelmann (University of Bayreuth), Prof Louis Paul Randriamarolaza (University of Antananarivo), Prof Eva Spies (University of Bayreuth). In collaboration with STIAS, University of Stellenbosch and Point Sud Bamako.

20-24 October 2015 in Dakar (Senegal)
The Great War in Africa: Economic, Cultural and Political Consequences of the First World War on African Societies,
Conveners: Prof Elikia MBokolo (IMA/EHESS Paris), Prof Jean Bernard Ouédraogo (EHESS/CNRS Paris), Prof Catarina Madeira-Santos (IMA/EHESS Paris) and Dr. Michael Pesek (Humboldt University Berlin). In collaboration with CARTE, University Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar and Point Sud Bamako.

3-6 December 2015 in Dakar (Senegal)
Afrika Nko: Africa in the World-Translation: Disputing the Sense of African Social Realities,
Conveners: Prof Mamadou Diawara (Goethe University Goethe Frankfurt), Prof Frieda Ekoto (University of Michigan), Prof Jean-Bernard Ouédraogo (CNRS, Paris), Prof Ebrima Sall (Codesria, Dakar). In collaboration with the University Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar, Codesria and Point Sud Bamako.