A new volume in the successful Routledge UK series is underway: The Routledge History of Human Rights (for other volumes, see http://www.routledge.com/books/series/RHISTS/). Co-editors Jean Quataert and Lora Wildenthal have eleven authors committed and are now seeking additional historians and other scholars for this edited volume of thirty-five or more historical essays. Our collection has an unusually flexible and large format—see below.
Ife Sociological and Anthropological Review (ISAR)
Short interview with Dr. P. Khosronejad on “Photography of African Slavery in Qajar Iran”
“The face of African slavery in Qajar Iran – in pictures”
Reconciliation after Civil Wars: Global Perspectives
A conference sponsored by the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention at Virginia Tech
Arlington (Virginia) Hilton, October 13—15, 2016
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We are happy to announce the latest issue of Social Dynamics: a journal of African Studies, which includes 3 contributions on matters of media, 3 articles that bring questions of psychology and subjectivity to the fore, as well as pieces on philosophy, law and literature. He also have two essays on Steven Friedman’s recent book on Harold Wolpe and three further book reviews.
Social Dynamics: a journal of African Studies Vol 41, no. 3, 2015
The place of South African philosophy in the future of South African philosophy
Race and Mental Health in History and Literature, a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for Schoolteachers.
Location: Blacksburg, VA & Washington, DC
Dates: July 10-30, 2016.
Application deadline: March 1, 2016
For more information, please visit the seminar website: https://raceandmentalhealthseminar.wordpress.com/
Antwerp University - February 18-19, 2016
A two-days bilingual international conference with keynote speakers Raoul Peck, Piet Defraeye and Johannes Fabian.
This interdisciplinary colloquium revolves around the work of filmmaker Raoul Peck and the iconography of Patrice Lumumba in Peck’s films as well as in all other forms of art.
The Indiana University (Bloomington) Institute for Advanced Study will host the 2016 NEH Summer Institute, "Arts of Survival: Recasting Lives in African Cities" for college and university teachers. This three-week institute, held in Bloomington and New Orleans, explores contemporary urban culture and arts in African and African diaspora cities--Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, New Orleans and Port-au-Prince.