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Statement of VAD on Black Lives Matter

We stand in solidarity with our African colleagues, students, alumni, and all those fighting racial injustice and inequality in Germany and across the world. As researchers in African Studies, we are aware of African Studies‘ entaglement with the history of colonialism. As VAD and as individuals, we regularly work with African colleagues and engage in…
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Africa in Global Intellectual History – call for papers

Friedrich-Meinecke-Institute Freie Universität Berlin 24th to 25th November 2018  Presentations are invited from PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and tenured faculty. All paper proposals (max. 250 words) must be submitted to: by midnight (CET) on 31st August 2018. Please also include a CV with your institutional affiliation, position, name, and email address. Proposals will be…
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Conference on Digitalisation in Africa

Digitalisation in Africa: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Technology, Development and Justice 26 and 27 September 2018, Tübingen, Germany We are pleased to announce the upcoming international conference “Digitalisation in Africa: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Technology, Development, and Justice”, which will take place on 26 and 27 September 2018 at the International Centre for Ethics in the Sciences…
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