Programme 2018

6th-10th May 2018 in Dakar (Senegal),
Imaginary Worlds: An Artistic and Social Scientific Exploration of Imaginaries and Digital Practices in Africa
Conveners: Prof Richard Rottenburg (University of Halle), Dr Julien McHardy (University of Halle), Dr Malik Ndiaye (IFAN/University Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar), Marion Louisgrand Sylla (Kër Thiossane Dakar). In collaboration with UCAD Dakar and Point Sud Bamako. PDF Report

17th-19th June 2018 in Maputo (Mozambique),
Revisiting Dams in Africa
Conveners: Dr Valerie Haensch (University of Bayreuth), Dr Tamer Abd Elkreem (University of Khartoum), Prof Inês Macamo Raimundo (Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo), Dr Eléusio Viegas Filipe (Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo). In collaboration with CAS Maputo and Point Sud Bamako. PDF Report

5th-9th September 2018 in Niamey (Niger),
Naming Places in Africa: Social, Political and Cultural Challenges
Conveners: Prof Eeva Sippola (University of Bremen), Prof Mahaman Tidjani Alou (University Abdou Moumouni, Niamey), Prof Frédéric Giraut (University of Geneva), Dr Lawali Dambo (University Abdou Moumouni, Niamey), Prof Henri Kokou Motcho (University Abdou Moumouni, Niamey). In collaboration with LASDEL Niamey and Point Sud Bamako. PDF Report

31st October-3rd November 2018 in Stellenbosch (South Africa),
Narratives of Achievement in African and Afroeuropean Contexts
Conveners: Dr Eva Ulrike Pirker (Düsseldorf University), Dr Mandisa Mbali (University of Cape Town), Dr Katja Hericks (University of Potsdam). In collaboration with STIAS Stellenbosch and Point Sud Bamako. PDF Report

23rd-27th November 2018 in Libreville (Gabon),
The Long-Term: Tracing Legacies of Violence in francophone Equatorial Africa
Conveners: Prof Andreas Mehler (ABI, University of Freiburg), Dr Lotje de Vries (Wageningen University), Dr Klaas van Walraven (African Studies Centre, Leiden University), Joseph Mangarella (Free University Amsterdam, University of Paris VIII, IR). In collaboration with University Omar Bongo Libreville and Point Sud Bamako. PDF Report

9th–12th Dezember 2018 in Dakar (Senegal),
Knowledge Production in and about Africa: Intersections of Moralities and Higher Education
Conveners: Dr Franz Kogelmann (University of Bayreuth), Dr Abdourahmane Seck (University Gaston Berger St. Louis), Prof Ruediger Seesemann (University of Bayreuth), Prof Eva Spies (University of Bayreuth). In collaboration with Serigne Djigal (University Cheikh Amadou Bamba), UCAD Dakar and Point Sud Bamako. PDF Report