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CFP: Energy Humanities and African Cultural Production
MLA 2019, Chicago
Location: Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Business History / Studies
The contributions to this special issue respond to a call last year for papers to commemorate the Centenary Anniversary of the University of Fort Hare. This historically advantaged university, the first for black Africans in Southern Africa, was established in 1916 under the Inter-State Native College Scheme led by liberal news editor JT Jabavu. The articles in this issue delve deeper into Pan Africanism and African Nationalism themes.
(Draft version. Please visit the conference website for the latest version of the programme: https://www.kolonialismus.uni-hamburg.de/confronting-the-colonial-past/)
12:00 – 13:30 Registration
13:30 – 14:00 Opening of Conference
- Welcoming Remarks: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Zimmerer (University of Hamburg)
14:00 – 16:00 Panel I: Contributions
ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF SCOLMA (THE UK LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES GROUP ON AFRICA)
Monday 10 September 2018
University of Birmingham
CALL FOR PAPERS
This conference will explore African literary archives, their creation, preservation, digitisation and use in research and teaching.
I am glad to advertise the recent publication of Organise or Die? Democracy and Leadership in South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers, Johannesburg, Wits University Press, 2017 (368p.). This publication was supported by the French Institute of South Africa (Johannesburg) and by the Institut des mondes africains (Paris).
Although late, I'm still hoping to recruit fellow scholars of slavery in both Africa and the African Diaspora for a panel that would revolve around the complexities of loyalties, alliances, community-building and survival in the worlds of slavery at the AHA 2019 in Chicago.
The Africa-Asia ICAS Book Prize (AAIBP) was established by the ICAS Secretariat and A-Asia in 2013. The aim is to create by way of a global competition both an international focus for publications on Africa-Asia while at the same time increasing their visibility worldwide.