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We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 Barbara Harlow prize for best paper by a graduate student at our annual conference. These five young scholars are all at the beginning of very bright careers, and we will continue to expect big things from them going forward.
London School of Economics and Political Science
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR ACASA-SPONSORED SESSION
CAA 107th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 13-16, 2019
CALL FOR PAPERS
International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA)
Special Issue: Field as Archive / Archive as Field
Thematic volume planned for July 2020
Proposal submission deadline: 30 July 2018
There is still time to submit abstracts to the
ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF SCOLMA (THE UK LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES GROUP ON AFRICA)
'Things Come Together? Literary Archives From, In and For Africa'
Deadline for abstracts: 31 March 2018
Conference date: Monday 10 September 2018
Venue: University of Birmingham
CALL FOR PAPERS
Africa Today seeks qualified book reviewers on an ongoing basis. Since 1954, Africa Today a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal, has been on the forefront of African Studies research. The journal encourages interdisciplinary research and seeks to be a venue for diverse perspectives on a broad range of topics related to contemporary Africa.
For the list of books available for review see: http://tinyurl.com/yavhpn5x
African Studies Association of the United Kingdom Biennial conference September 2018
Panel on Child Labor in Africa
There are 3 International African Institute arranged events in April that you or your students or other colleagues may be interested in attending. All taking place at SOAS. See details below and at https://www.internationalafricaninstitute.org/ or follow on twitter @Africa_IAI
Book Discussion: Akiga Sai's History of the Tiv
The Centre of African Studies and The International African Institute
Professor Moses Ochonu of Vanderbilt University has published a commentary on the movie, "Black Panther," on the History News Network. He discusses the ideas of Afro-pessimism and his coined term of "Afro-defeatism." Do scholars of this community have any comments on this thoughtful piece?
International Conference, Technische Universität Berlin
September 6-7, 2018