Programme 2017

26th-28th January 2017 in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso),
African Peacemaking seen from Below. Experiments, Experiences and Alternatives
Conveners: Prof Ulf Engel (University of Leipzig), Prof Augustin Loada (CGD Ouagadougou), Dr Antonia Witt (Goethe University Frankfurt/Peace Research Institute Frankfurt). In collaboration with CGD Ouagadougou and Point Sud Bamako.PDF Report

17th-21st March 2017 in Stellenbosch (South Africa),
Middle Classes, Protest and Social Change in Africa and Beyond
Conveners: Prof Henning Melber (Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala), Prof Hennie Kotzé (Stellenbosch University), Dr Antje Daniel (University of Bayreuth), Dr Florian Stoll (University of Bayreuth). In collaboration with STIAS Stellenbosch and Point Sud Bamako.PDF Report

19th-26th July 2017 in Lamberene (Gabon),
The Promises of the Biomedicine in Africa. Court of the Past Promises, Tribune for the Future Promises?
Conveners: Prof Lucia Candelise (University of Geneva), Prof Martina Drescher (University of Bayreuth), Prof Augustin Emane (University of Nantes), Prof Marina Maestrutti (University Panthéon Sorbonne/CETCOPRA), Prof Anne-Marie Moulin (University Paris Diderot et Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne). In collaboration with CERGEP Libreville and Point Sud Bamako.PDF Report

26th-30th September 2017 in Stellenbosch (South Africa),
Decolonization and the Politics of Wildlife in Africa
Conveners: Dr Bernard Gissibl (Leibniz Institute for European History, Mainz), Dr Felix Schuermann (University of Kassel). In collaboration with STIAS Stellenbosch and Point Sud Bamako.PDF Report

22nd-26th October in Bamako (Mali),
Afrika Nko – Speaking of Africa in the World and Redefining the Social Sciences and the Humanities: Words and Validation of Knowledge
Conveners: Prof Mamadou Diawara (Goethe University, Frankfurt), Prof Elísio Salvado Macamo (University of Basel), Dr Moussa Sissoko, (Point Sud). In collaboration with Point Sud Bamako. PDF Report

29th November – 4th December in Niamey (Niger),
Linking Borderlands Research and Policy in Africa and Europe: Tackling Translation Challenges
Conveners: Prof Gregor Dobler (University of Freiburg), Dr Mareike Schomerus, Overseas Development Institute, London. In collaboration with LASDEL Niamey and Point Sud Bamako. PDF Report