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Call for papers : Research on new social dynamics in Senegal Two-day workshop 13.-14.03.2017 LAMC, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Research    on    new    social    dynamics    in    Senegal
Two-day    workshop    13.-14.03.2017
LAMC,    Université    Libre    de    Bruxelles

FRENCH    VERSION    BELOW    –    VERSION    FRANÇAISE    CI-DESSOUS

Year of Fire, Year of Ash

New publication: Year of Fire, Year of Ash: The Soweto Schoolchildren’s Revolt that Shook Apartheid (40th anniversary edition)
Baruch Hirson

Published 15th June 2016

• New edition marks 40 years since the iconic Soweto revolt by school students against apartheid in South Africa

• The inspiring story of 20,000 school students who faced down tanks and guns and galvanized the wider anti-apartheid movement

CFP:LAGOS: From the Pepperfarm to the Megacity (and Beyond) An Interdisciplinary Conference on Space, Society, and the Imagination of an African Crossroads

LAGOS: From the Pepperfarm to the Megacity (and Beyond)

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Space, Society, and the Imagination of an African Crossroads

 

Faculty of Arts

University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

June 15-17, 2017

Book Channel Podcast with Mara Leichtman

I wanted to call attention to a recent podcast interview I did with Mara Leichtman, regarding her recently released book Shi'i Cosmopolitanisms in Africa: Lebanese Migration and Religious Conversion in Senegal (University of Indiana Press, 2015). Doctor Leichtman is an associate professor of anthropology at Michigan State University.

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