New Book Series Announcement
This pluridisciplinary issue analyses creative practices by Indigenous artists, or artists working closely with Indigenous communities. How do Indigenous societies perceive and interact with pollution and toxic substances that affect their environment and territories? How can conceptions of waste and its recycling enlighten discourses on Indigenous sovereignty? How does the notion of sovereignty – as understood, lived, and defined by Indigenous peoples – inform and influence artistic practices that respond to contemporary environmental challenges?
The International conference: 'Africa, the cradle of human diversity' will take place on May 22nd-25th 2019 at Uppsala University (Sweden). The conference will assemble 30 leading researchers from different fields to present and discuss state-of-the-art approaches to address long-standing questions about past and present human diversity in Africa. These questions include modern human origins in Africa, the history of farming expansions, admixture patterns, adaptation to new environments and cultural
The Journal of Religious and Theological Information (Taylor7Francis/Routledge) is publishing a special double issue on early Egyptian/Coptic Christianity. We still have room for studies on (a) Coptic/religious languages and (b) Literature/Bible Translations and we are open to other studies that meet our editorial guidelines (our readers are information professionals. Please check our website for instructions for authors). For this spcial issue, we ensure a speedy review process.
Submit a paper to our ECAS panel on "Rethinking Urban Theory from African Cities":
African Feminisms (Afems) 2019: Theorising from the Epicentres of our Agency
5-7 September 2019, Wits University, Johannesburg
Call for papers
Africa Chapter of the Memory Studies Association Inaugural Conference
Memory in Africa: Transcultural Dimensions
Confirmed keynote speaker: Prof John Sutton (Macquarie University, Sydney)
17-19 October 2019, Pretoria, South Africa
Deadline for abstracts 31 January 2019
All relevant info at https://sss.ukzn.ac.za/conferences/memory-studies-conference/
We invite papers for this conference to be held at the Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town on 23-24 April 2019.
Call For Proposals
CSU Fresno 21st Annual History Graduate Symposium
Saturday, April 27, 2019
THE FELA KUTI STUDIES GROUP, IBADAN, NIGERIA
With support from
INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN AND DIASPORA STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, NIGERIA
Announces the call for papers for the
2019 FELA ANIKULAPO- KUTI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN HOMELANDS AND SOCIAL THEORY
Conference theme: Rethinking African History: Knowledge Production and Political Sustenance in Post-Colonial Africa.