Upcoming conferences

7-10 September 2022 in Niamey (Niger),
Africa in the Age of Renewal: New Forms of Linguistic, Cultural and Political Expression of Citizens’ Movements
Conveners: Prof. Ute Fendler (University of Bayreuth); Prof. Hamani Oumarou (LASDEL, Niamey); Prof. Jaouad Serghini (Mohammed I University, Oujda). In collaboration with the Study and Research Laboratory on Social Dynamics and Local Development LASDEL (Niamey) and Point Sud (Bamako).

 

3-7 October 2022 in Winneba (Ghana),
Digital Data Literacy Empowerment: Competence Models for Digital Data Literacy in Africa and Digital Repositories as Open Educational Resources
Conveners: Prof. Dr. Henning Schreiber, African Language Studies, Asia-Africa Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany; Dr. Katrin Pfeiffer, Linguistics, Asia-Africa Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany; Prof. Dr. Telse Iwers, Education Sciences: Educational Psychology Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Education, University of Hamburg, Germany; Hassoum Ceesay, African History, Director General of the National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC), The Gambia; Prof. Dandy George Dampson, Education Sciences, University of Education in Winneba (UEW), Ghana. In collaboration with the University of Winneba and Point Sud (Bamako).

 

7-11 November 2022 in Accra (Ghana),
From Archival Pasts Towards Archival Futures: Epistemologies, Decolonization and (Dis-) Placement
Conveners: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Katharina Stornig, Cultural History, International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), University Justus Liebig Gießen, Germany; Prof. Dr. Bettina Severin-Barboutie, Modern and Contemporary History, University Justus Liebig Gießen, Germany; Dr. Samuël Coghe, Global History, Free University Berlin, Germany; Riley Linebaugh, PhD Student, Contemporary History, Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) Mainz, Germany; Dr. Edwina Dei Ashie-Nikoi, Archival Studies, Department of Information Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana. In collaboration with the Institute of African Studies of the University of Ghana, IAS (Legon/Accra) and Point Sud (Bamako).

 

29 November-3 December 2022 in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso),
Afrotopia(s) – Emerging Futures in Arts, Politics and Religion
Conveners: Dr. Magnus Echtler (University of Leipzig); Prof. Antje Daniel (University of Vienna); Dr. Melina C. Kalfelis (Goethe University Frankfurt/Main); Samuel Ndogo (Moi University, Eldoret); Dr. F. Emilie G. Sanon-Ouattara (Joseph Ki-Zerbo University, Ouagadougou). In collaboration with the Institute for Society Sciences, INSS (Ouagadougou) and Point Sud (Bamako). Abstract

 

12-15 December 2022 in Maputo, Mozambique,
Reframing Youth Politics and Citizenship in the Era of COVID-19 in Africa
Conveners: Prof. Akosua Adomako Ampofo (University of Ghana, Legon); Prof. Dzodzi Tsikata (University of Ghana, Legon); Dr. Peggy Piesche (Federal Agency for Civil Education (bpb), Berlin); Prof. Cristiano Matsinhe (UEM Maputo); Prof. Alcinda Honwana, independent researcher, New York. In collaboration with the Eduardo Mondlane University (Maputo) and Point Sud (Bamako).

 

6-11 February 2023 in Accra (Ghana),
The Postcolonial Technological Archive: Cross-Disciplinary Exchanges on Data, Health and Environment in Africa
Conveners: Dr. Siri Lamoureaux, Sociology/Anthropology, University of Siegen, Germany; Dr. Meredith Root-Bernstein, Ecology, CNRS, France; Prof. Kwasi Appeaning Addo, Environmental Science, Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies, University of Ghana; Dr. Edward Nanbigne, African Studies, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana. In collaboration with the Institute of African Studies of the University of Ghana, IAS (Legon/Accra) and Point Sud (Bamako).

 

15-18 March 2023 in Accra (Ghana),
Speaking Back to Theory: Africanist Migration Research Beyond the Categories, Symposium on African Migration, Mobility and Displacement
Conveners: Dr. Franzisca Zanker, Political Science, Arnold Bergstraesser Institute, Freiburg Germany; Dr. Jesper Bjarnesen, Anthropology, The Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden; Dr. Leander Kandilige, Migration Studies, Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana; Dr. Mary Setrana, Migration Studies, Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana. In collaboration with the Centre for Migration Studies at the University of Ghana and Point Sud (Bamako).

 

April 2023 in Maputo (Mozambique), to be confirmed,
Rethinking Popular (In)Justice in Africa through Social Networks. Dynamics of an Illegal Punitive Practice
Conveners: Prof. Martina Drescher (University of Bayreuth); Prof. Joseph Tonda (Omar Bongo University, Libreville); Prof. Carlos Arnaldo (Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo); Dr. Fabert Mensah Ngoma (Omar Bongo University); Dr. Paul Mvengou (Omar Bongo University); Dr. Christian Mayisse (Omar Bongo University) In collaboration with the Institute of African Studies, CEA (Maputo) and Point Sud (Bamako). Abstract

 

7-10 June 2023 in Accra (Ghana),
Religious Infrastructures: From Africa and Beyond
Conveners: Dr. Yanti Martina Hoelzchen (University of Tuebingen); Dr. Benjamin Kirby (University of Bayreuth); Dr. Genevieve Nrenzah (University of Ghana, Legon). In collaboration with the Institute of African Studies of the University of Ghana, IAS (Legon/Accra) and Point Sud (Bamako).

 

July 19-26, 2023 in Libreville/Lambaréné (Gabon),
Contemporary issues in mental health in Africa: needs, demands, responses
Conveners: Prof. Martina Drescher (University of Bayreuth); Dr. Gabriela Patino-Lakatos, (University Paris 13 Sorbonne Paris Nord and Sorbonne University); Dr. Parfait D. Akana (University of Yaoundé II-Soa); Prof. Augustin Emane (University of Nantes); Dr. Reine D. Koumou (National Centre for Mental Health and the Faculty of Medicine of Libreville). In collaboration with Omar Bongo University and Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Lambaréné.