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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

AFRICAN CRITICAL INQUIRY PROGRAM GRANTS IVAN KARP DOCTORAL RESEARCH AWARD TO GENEVIEVE WOOD

   The African Critical Inquiry Programme has named Genevieve Wood as the recipient of the 2014 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award, the programme’s inaugural student research grant. Wood is a doctoral student in the Humanities at the University of the Witwatersrand.

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