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Nouveau master en études africaines à l'Université de Genève / New MA African Studies at the University of Geneva

L’université de Genève lance en septembre 2016 un nouveau master en études africaines. Résolument interdisciplinaire, cette formation de deux ans (120 crédits) offrira deux axes de spécialisation, l’un dédié aux sciences de l’environnement, et l’autre aux relations États-sociétés. Pour plus de renseignements, voir http://cms.unige.ch/gsi/2016/maea.php

Attention, les inscriptions sont ouvertes jusqu’au 29 février 2016

New Book: Shi'i Cosmopolitanisms in Africa: Lebanese Migration and Religious Conversion in Senegal

Dear Colleagues,

I am delighted to announce that my book Shi'i Cosmopolitanisms in Africa: Lebanese Migration and Religious Conversion in Senegal has recently been published by Indiana University Press. http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/product_info.php?cPath=1037_3130_3698&products_id=807558

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CFP: LASO Panel/ASA 2016--Deadline Monday, March 7, 2016

CFP: LASO Panel/ ASA 2016—Deadline Monday, March 7, 2016

The Lusophone African Studies Organization (LASO) is accepting panel and roundtable proposals for the 58th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA) in Washington, DC scheduled for December 1-3, 2016. The theme for this year’s conference is “Imagining Africa at the Center: Bridging Scholarship, Policy, and Representation in African Studies.”

CFP: Africa and the “Postcolonial Incredible” Graduate Conference, April 13, 2016 at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

Africa and the “Postcolonial Incredible”

2016 SALL Graduate Conference

Conference Date: April 13, 2016 at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

The Students of African Languages and Literature (SALL) at University of Wisconsin, Madison invite submissions for its second annual graduate conference, featuring Prof. Adélékè Adéẹ̀kọ́ (The Ohio State University) as the keynote speaker.

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