CFP: Continuities and disruptions in 'doing fatherhood' in Africa (ECAS2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 21, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Social Work, Sociology, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

We invite abstracts for the following panel session to be held at the 8th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS) at the University of Edinburgh's Centre of African Studies, June 11-14, 2019.

 

"Continuities and disruptions in 'doing fatherhood' in Africa"

Convenors: Carole Ammann (University of Bern), Kristen McLean (Yale University)

'We need electricity today': narratives and practices of electrical connections and outages in Africa

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 21, 2019
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Social History / Studies

As part of the 8th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS 2019Africa: Connections and Disruptions. Edinburgh, June 11-14 2019), I’m organizing a panel on narratives and practices related to the need for electricity in Africa. This panel is based on two observations that intersect. First, for a long ago, there is a popular craze and an economic necessity to access this vector of modern energy across the continent.

Revolutionary Left in Sub-Saharan Africa (1960’s-1970’s) - a political and social history to be written

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2019 to September 15, 2019
Location: 
Senegal
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Political History / Studies

Call for Contributions: 

Revolutionary Left in Sub-Saharan Africa (1960’s-1970’s) - 

a political and social history to be written

 

 

Submission procedures and timetable

 

Contributors are invited to submit a proposal in the form of an abstract (in English or in French) not exceeding 5,000 characters to the following e-mail address: 

revleftafrica@rosalux.org 

by no later than 1 March 2019.

 

CFP: "Reimagining South African Civic Architecture in the 21st century," 8th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), Edinburgh

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 11, 2019 to June 14, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Nationalism History / Studies, Political History / Studies

The panel seeks papers that consider possible alternatives to South Africa’s current civic narrative through new types of architectural forms that not only speak to South Africa’s history but also the volatility of the nation’s current identity.

Abstract

Hines Prize 2019 Call for Entries--Deadline for Submissions, May 15th, 2019

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
May 15, 2019
Location: 
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Slavery

HINES PRIZE 2019 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

The Hines Prize is awarded to the best first book-manuscript relating to any aspect of the Carolina Lowcountry and/or the Atlantic World. The prize carries a cash award of $1,000 and preferential consideration by the University of South Carolina Press for the Carolina Lowcoountry and Atlantic World (CLAW) Program’s book series.

Call for contributors/ IV CHAM Conference -Innovation, Invention and Memory in Africa / Panel P06 - Reconfiguring identities in a changing world: press, journals and books since the 1950’s

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 1, 2018 to February 5, 2019
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Archival Science, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Literature

P06 - Call for contributors

Dear Collegues,

Helena Wakim Moreno and I are seeking for contributors for our panel “Reconfiguring identities in a changing world: press, journals and books since the 1950's”. (P06).

Call for Papers: The Decolonial Turn and the Humanities Curriculum: Prospects, Practice and Interventions

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2019
Location: 
South Africa
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Humanities, Philosophy, Political History / Studies

We invite abstracts for scholarly papers for praxes-oriented sharing and panel sessions that expand critical horizons while remaining open to the nuances within a pluriversal critique. We would like to encourage Humanities’ scholars and students to interrogate the following broad themes:

Call for Papers: 'Comparing the Copperbelt: Society, Ecology and Culture in Central Africa’s mining communities' workshop, 23-24 July 2019 (Lubumbashi, DRC)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2019
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, Social History / Studies

Comparing the Copperbelt: Society, Ecology and Culture in Central Africa’s mining communities

23-24 July 2019 - Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo

Toyin Falola Conference on new title: Poetics of African Adulation

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 9, 2019
Location: 
Nigeria
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Literature

 

The Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan and the Pan African University Press are convening a one-day conference on Toyin Falola's new work,

 

 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 10 December - 17 December

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
December 17, 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 10 December 2018 to 17 December 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.org or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

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