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CFP: The Southern African Historical Society, 25th Biennial Conference - “Unsettling Stories and Unstable Subjects”

CFP: The Southern African Historical Society

The 25th Biennial Conference, hosted by the Department of History,
University of Stellenbosch, 1-3 July 2015.

Theme: “Unsettling Stories and Unstable Subjects”


This year’s theme is both a celebration and a challenge. The Southern
African Historical Society’s (SAHS) 50th birthday marks an important
milestone. At this, our 25th conference, we come together to delight
in the best our discipline has to offer; to exchange fresh research,

PODCAST: Conflict in Côte d'Ivoire and Beyond, From High Politics to the Grassroots (Africa Past and Present, Episode 83)

Episode 83 of Africa Past and Present -- the podcast about African history, culture, and politics -- is now available at: http://afripod.aodl.org

In this episode, political scientist Brett O'Bannon, Director of Conflict Studies at De Pauw University, discusses the causes and consequences of civil war in Côte d'Ivoire; the "Responsibility to Protect" principle as applied to conflict in Africa; and monitoring herder-farmer relations in Senegal to anticipate the onset of wider-scale warfare.

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AFRICAN CRITICAL INQUIRY PROGRAM ANNOUNCES 2015 WORKSHOP WILL BE “RED ASSEMBLY: TIME AND WORK”

    The African Critical Inquiry Programme (ACIP) is pleased to announce that the 2015 ACIP workshop will be Red Assembly: Time and Work. The workshop was proposed by organizers Gary Minkley (University of Fort Hare), Leslie Witz (University of the Western Cape), and Helena Pohlandt-McCormick (University of Minnesota) with Simon Gush (Independent artist) and will take place in East London, South Africa.

Red Assembly: Time and Work

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