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The First Annual Jan Vansina Lecture

In memory of Jan Vansina, one of the world’s foremost historians of Africa, the University of Wisconsin-Madison African Studies Program announces the first annual Jan Vansina Lecture. Please join us on September 21-22, 2018 to celebrate the life of the beloved professor emeritus.

Featuring Nancy Hunt, Steven Feierman, and Jacob Sabakinu Kivilu, the lecture on Friday, September 21 (4:00PM) will be followed by dinner and the opportunity to share memories of Jan (7:00PM).

Announcing Winners of the LSA Awards

The Lagos Studies Association (LSA) is excited to announce the winners of its 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award; Distinguished Personality Award; and Best Doctoral Thesis in Lagos Studies Award. The awards will be formally presented to the winners at the closing ceremony of the 3rd Lagos Conference (University of Lagos) on June 23, 2018.

 

(1) Distinguished Scholar Award: Ayodeji Olukoju (Professor of History, University of Lagos)

Congress on Insularities and enclaves in colonial and post-colonial circumstances, Lisbon, December 6-7, 2018

The Centre for History of the University of Lisbon, the Centre for African Studies of the University of Porto, the Centre for International Studies (ISCTE-IUL) and the Contemporary History Institute of the New University of Lisbon are organizing the International Congress Insularities and enclaves in colonial and post-colonial circumstances: crossings, conflicts and identitarian constructions (15th-21st centuries).

The conference will take place in Lisbon, on December 6-7, 2018.

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