Call For Papers: Indiana University Graduate Students in African Studies 8th Annual Symposium

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 20, 2018
Location: 
Indiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Oral History, Islamic History / Studies, Area Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS: Indiana Univeristy's Graduate Students in African Studies Eight Annual Symposium will be held on March 23 and 24. This year's topic is Non-Europhone Sources and Knowledge Production about Africa in the 21st Century featuring Dr. Fallou Ngom as keynote speaker. Dr. Ngom is a Professor of Anthropology and Director of the African Studies Department at Boston University.

Call for contributions. Conference 'Through Local Eyes' 29-31 October 2018, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 31, 2018
Location: 
Ethiopia
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Government and Public Service, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies

The call for participation in the conference ‘Through Local Eyes: Place-based approaches to emerging architectural, urban design and planning challenges in Africa and the Global South’ is now open!

The conference will be held at the EiABC (Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 29 to 31 October 2018.

CALL FOR PAPERS - 60th Anniversary of Ghana and Nigeria Independence

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, Nationalism History / Studies, Political History / Studies

Journal of West African History, Volume 5, Issue 2 (October 2019): Special Issue: 60th Anniversary of Ghana and Nigeria Independence
 

Founding Editor-in-chief: Nwando Achebe

Associate Editors (Manuscripts): Assan Sarr and Ibra Sene

Associate Editor (Book Reviews): Harry Odamtten

 

Grant Opportunities: Eleventh Annual ASMEA Conference

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
April 15, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Political Science, Islamic History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to offer Research and Travel Grant opportunities in conjunction with its Eleventh Annual Conference being held November 1 - 2, 2018 in Washington D.C.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 15 January - 22 January

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
January 22, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 15 January 2018 to 22 January 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

Africa in Global Intellectual History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 31, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Intellectual History, Cultural History / Studies

24-25 November 2018

Friedrich-Meinecke-Institute

Freie Universität Berlin

 

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Toyin Falola (University of Texas at Austin)

&

Dr Emma Hunter (University of Edinburgh)

AFRICA AND THE CHALLENGE OF UNDERDEVELOPMENT Book Project in Honour of Emeritus Professor Akinjide Osuntokun

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 12, 2018
Location: 
Nigeria
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Ethnic History / Studies, Humanities
THE REDEEMER’S UNIVERSITY EDE
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
 
AFRICA AND THE CHALLENGE OF UNDERDEVELOPMENT
Book Project in Honour of Emeritus Professor Akinjide Osuntokun
 
From Walter Rodney and Franz Fanon to Claude Ake, generations of African academics have critically engaged the subject of underdevelopment in Africa with an overly heavy

Between & Beyond: Transnational Networks & the British Empire; Ca. 18-20th centuries

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 20, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, British History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

Following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, reports emerged of officials seeing Brexit as an opportunity to rebuild the Commonwealth as “Empire 2.0”. These came on the heels of a wave of nostalgia for empire, through a range of TV shows touching the theme, and were in a year’s time followed by a controversial academic project to dredge the history of empires for resources for [Western-led] ‘deployment’.

CFP: African Studies Association of the United Kingdom conference (11-13 September 2018, University of Birmingham): DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS 16 FEBRUARY 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 16, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Area Studies, Geography, Political Science

The 2018 ASAUK Conference celebrates the diversity and interdisciplinarity of the study of Africa. The conference is a key event for scholars working on and in Africa. The ASAUK 2016 conference at the University of Cambridge attracted over 650 delegates from many academic disciplines and parts of the world. With 202 panels, the programme was extraordinarily rich and varied and resulted in engaged collaboration across the different disciplines that encompass the study of Africa.

 

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