Institute of African Studies - Columbia University

IAS Opportunites

AFRICA’S INFORMAL TRANSPORT WORKERS: RECONFIGURING THE MARGINS

Call for Papers

AFRICA’S INFORMAL TRANSPORT WORKERS: RECONFIGURING THE MARGINS

Tokyo International Symposium: Présence Africaine

Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Tokyo International Symposium:
Présence Africaine

Dates: 23-24 August 2017
Place: The Research Institute for Languages and
Cultures of Asia and Africa ("ILCAA"), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS, Japan)

Présence Africaine : Towards New Political and Cultural Perspectives
Identities, memories and resistances between Africa, Europe and the Americas from colonization to post-colony

http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/en/projects/jrp/jrp216

3rd International Symposium of the Dakar Institute of African Studies DIAS

Call for Papers

Call for Papers...

3rd International Symposium of the Dakar Institute of African Studies
DIAS

"Valorizing African Cultural Heritage: Colonial fantasies/Decolonial Futures"

July 7-8, 2017

Dakar, Senegal

IAS - African Humanities Project Short-Term Scholarship

Scholarship

The Institute of African Studies is pleased to announce the availability of three scholarships for PhD students interested in short-term study, during the Spring or Summer of 2017, under one of the following five scholars at our partner institution Sciences Po, in Paris: 

7th European Conference on African Studies ECAS: Urban Africa - Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban

Call for Papers

Type: Call for Papers
Date: June 29, 2017 to July 1, 2017
Location: Switzerland
Subject Fields: African History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Political Science, Social Sciences, Urban History / Studies
The Centre for African Studies Basel and the Swiss Society for African Studies on behalf of AEGIS (Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies) invite you to submit paper proposals for the 7th European Conference on African Studies ECAS 2017 with the theme: Urban Africa - Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban.

The Eleventh Greater New York Area African History Workshop: African World Histories and the Modern World

Call for Papers

Location: The CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue, Room C198
New York, NY 10016
April 7th 2017, 9am – 6 pm

Hosted by the Advanced Research Collaborative at the CUNY Graduate Center

African Peacebuilding Network

Fellowship

Apply by: Jan. 20, 2017

The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) invites grant applications from African researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners working on conflict and peacebuilding issues at universities and research institutions or regional governmental and nongovernmental organizations in Africa.

Individual research grants: Supporting up to six months of innovative field-based research in order to produce knowledge that can impact practical actions on peacebuilding initiatives in Africa (Maximum costs: $15,000).

Free 3-Week Wolof Course

Traveling to West Africa for research or fieldwork? Learn Wolof - the lingua franca of Senegal and The Gambia - from home!

IAS and the Yale African Language Institute offer a 3-week course via live video, taught by Mariame Sy, the coordinator of the African Language Program at Columbia University's Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies.

Six 90-minute videoconference classes with online interactive language learning materials. Open to Yale & Columbia communities.

Workshopping Approaches to Race, Racism, and Racialization in Ethnographic Examinations of China-Africa and South-South Encounters

Call for Papers

Department of Anthropology at New York University

Room 706, Rufus D. Smith Hall (25 Waverly Place), New York University

Deadline for paper/panel proposals: Friday, November 18, 2016

More information: Derek Sheridan (derek_sheridan@brown.edu) or Melissa Lefkowitz (mfl270@nyu.edu)

14th African Studies Conference

Call for Papers

“Africa and Africans in National, Regional and Global Dimensions”

Research Council for the Problems of African Countries and the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

October 17-20, 2017

Moscow, Russia

Deadline for paper/panel proposals: December 10, 2016

More information: http://www.inafran.ru/en/node/487.

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