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African Books Collective E-Books: License and Access

The African Studies Library (also known as "Fachinformationsdienst Afrikastudien" in German) has recently licensed an e-book package from the African Books Collective. Registered users have access to a searchable database of more than 1500 titles from African publishers.
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VAD 2022 in Freiburg: Call for Panels

The Association for African Studies in Germany e.V. (VAD) organizes an international and interdisciplinary conference every two years. The next VAD conference entitled "Africa-Europe: Reciprocal Perspectives" will take place from 07.-10.06.2022 in Freiburg im Breisgau. It will be organized by the newly founded Africa Centre for Transregional Research (ACT) of the Albert Ludwig University of…
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Foundation of a Network for sustainable research structures in colonial contexts

On Monday, 23rd November 2020, protagonists from around 30 cultural and academic institutions and working groups launched a cooperation for the establishment of sustainable research structures for handling collections and holdings from colonial contexts. The DFG round table was organized by the Working Group Colonial Provenances, part of the Research Association for Provenance Research, the…
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