CFP on ENVIRONMENTAL ARTISTIC PRACTICES AND INDIGENEITY: IN(TER)VENTIONS, RECYCLING, SOVEREIGNTY

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 30, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Indigenous Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Native American History / Studies, African History / Studies

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?

International conference: 'Africa, the cradle of human diversity'

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 22, 2019 to May 25, 2019
Location: 
Sweden
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Demographic History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies
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

Egyptian/Coptic Christianity

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
March 1, 2019
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Library and Information Science, Religious Studies and Theology

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.

 

 

Call for Presentations, African Feminisms Conference, Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa (5-7 September 2019)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 31, 2019
Location: 
South Africa
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Humanities, Literature, Social Sciences, African History / Studies

African Feminisms (Afems) 2019: Theorising from the Epicentres of our Agency

5-7 September 2019, Wits University, Johannesburg

Cfp - Memory in Africa: Transcultural Dimensions

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2019
Location: 
South Africa
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Slavery, Oral History

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/

On the edges: Autodidacts, forgotten thinkers, silenced women in 20th-century South Africa - UPDATE

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 23, 2019 to April 24, 2019
Location: 
South Africa
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Intellectual History, Political History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

We invite papers for this conference to be held at the Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town on 23-24 April 2019. 

CFP: CSU Fresno 21st Annual History Graduate Symposium

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 30, 2019
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ancient History, Arabic History / Studies

Call For Proposals

CSU Fresno 21st Annual History Graduate Symposium

Saturday, April 27, 2019

 

2019 FELA ANIKULAPO- KUTI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN HOMELANDS AND SOCIAL THEORY

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 5, 2019 to July 7, 2019
Location: 
Nigeria
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Philosophy, Literature

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.

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