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Call for Papers and Projects - REMOTE: Designing with Outlying Societies

REMOTE is a peer-reviewed publication of the MIT SA+P Press

Due: August 1st, 2015


REMOTE: Designing with Outlying Societies prompts us to investigate the ethical and ideological assumptions of contemporary humanitarian architecture in the contexts of isolated peoples.

Great review of three works on Timbuktu’s manuscripts in "JW: Journal of West African History"

JW: Journal of West African History is a brand new academic journal published by Michigan State University.  Its first issue includes a review by David E. Skinner of three works on Timbuktu's ancient manuscripts.

The three works reviewed are:

333 Saints: A Life of Scholarship in Timbuktu by Alexandra Huddleston.

The Meanings of Timbuktu by Shamil Jeppie and Souleymane Bashir Diagne

CFP "Postcolonial Mobilities in the Francophone World", SFPS Annual Conference, 13-14 November 2015

Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies

In association with Liverpool University Press


Postcolonial Mobilities in the Francophone World

Friday 13 & Saturday 14 November 2015


Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London,

Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU


Confirmed keynote speakers: Mireille Rosello and Kate Averis


New Publication: Dans les pas du chameau, sous la direction de Constant Hames et Jean-Louis Triaud

Islam et sociétés au sud du Sahara

Vol. 4, nouvelle série, 2015, 198 p.

Dans les pas du chameau, sous la direction de Constant Hamès  et Jean-Louis Triaud

Sommaire/ Summary :


Issa Cissé « Islam et économie au Burkina Faso. Relations et enjeux » : 9 - 28.

Constant Hamès  « Le chameau et l’artisanat au désert » : 29-44 + dossier photos : 45-53.

Abdel Wedoud Ould Cheikh  « Ah ! quel chameau ! Note sur le chameau dans la parazoologie arabe et autres fantaisies » : 55-72.