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Preliminary Program of the 3rd Lagos Conference (University of Lagos, June 21-23, 2018)

The Lagos Studies Association is pleased to release the preliminary program of the 3rd edition of its conference. The conference will have 50 panels, featuring academic paper presentations, round-tables, book panels, and performances. Participants include scholars at various stages of their career, artists, filmmakers, local chiefs, town planners, development experts, and members of the civil society in Lagos.

A 'working' filmography of religious practice in Africa

A 'working' filmography of religious practice in Africa is an online database of approximately 200 documentary films compiled at SOAS, University of London, as part of a research project on religious thought and practice in Africa, directed by Louis Brenner, Emeritus Professor of the History of Religion in Africa at SOAS University of London.

Conf.: ITDP's sustainable transport conference meets in Dar es Salaam in June 2018

The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP, https://www.itdp.org/) will be holding its annual Mobilize conference on sustainable transport in Dar es Salaam, June 26-28, 2018.

For more information about the conference, how to register, and more, see https://mobilizesummit.org