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Recent Discussion Posts
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
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 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.
Call for Proposals to Edit the Journal of Women’s History
Contributions are invited for the panel Alternative histories of decolonisation in Southern Africa at the African Studies Association of the United Kingdom biennial conference, 11-13 September 2018, Birmingham, UK.
Social Sciences and Missions is now planning a special issue on Prison and Religion in the Global South.
Call for Papers
Intersections of Intimacies and Inequalities
A workshop hosted by UCL and the Institute of Advanced Studies on 18 September 2018
This workshop explores the myriad ways in which intimacies and inequalities intersect.
Call for Papers: Images of Blackness in Graphic Novels, Past and Future