Research Projects

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Collective Human Rights in Court Practice: A Comparative Survey of Tanzania, East Africa and the African Union
Four Essays in Development Economics and Regional Economic Integration
Les acteurs religieux et l'aide humanitaire à Diffa Department: Study of Religion
Social protection for elderly people in the context of rapidly ageing population in Rwanda
Socio-Political Performances of the Dressed Body: Wax Prints and Africanity
Sustainable Land Use Plans or Repertoires of Domination? Tracing Competing Visions of Bioeconomy in Tanzania.
Artisanal Gold Mining in Um Badir, Sudan A
Aspects of Dagombas' English A
Belonging among the Nubi, Kibera, Kenya A
Black Lives Matter: Emerging Forms and Subjectivities of Activism in St. Louis, Missouri A
Eine ethnologische Untersuchung über das Handwerk und die Arbeit der inadan Tuareg im Niger. A
Entrepreneurship and Prosperity Gospel. A Business and Corporate Ethical Perspective on Neo-Pentecostal/Charismatic Economy in Ghana A
Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and the "National Question" in Ethiopia: Genesis and Trajectory A
Friends for change: Friendship making among activists groups in Khartoum A
Geographies of border-making in South Sudan's southern borderlands A
Implementing foster care in Tanzania: A critical assessment of Laws, procedures and Institutions A
Learning to be deaf in Benin A
"Lehrjahre sind keine Herrenjahre": Die Bedingungen in der Ausbildung und der Umgang mit internationalen Normen und internen Verordnungen zu Kinderschutz bei Schneidern, Schweißern, Maurern und Eisenflechtern in Benin A
Liebe, Verliebtheit und Sexualität im Kontext der Prostitution in Diego Suarez (Madagaskar) A
"Ni pauvre ni riche": identité de classe moyenne ou construction sociale d'une appartence intermédiaire au Bénin? A
Perceptions of the night in Nairobi, Kenya A
Powering Ghana? "Dumsor", a study of electricity and its absence A
Pursuing Order on Sudanese Hinterland Roads: An Ethnography of Travel Communities. A
The Best Interests of the Child Principle: A Critical Analysis of the Tanzanian Intercountry Adoption System A
The Rise and Fall of Kenyan Entrepreneurs: Social Mobility in Kisumu A
Three Essays in Development Economics A
To Vote or Not to Vote: Understanding the Ghanaian Voter A
Towards poverty reduction through meaningful participation of informal workers in urban planning and design processes within eThekwini Municipality, South Africa A
Assessing Rural Multilingualism in Lower Bafut, North West Region of Cameroon B
Audience Response to Cameroonian Films: The Case of Nina's Dowry and Jungle of Heirs B
Bongo Fleva and Spoken Word as Aesthetic Practices in Tanzania: Form, Experience and Relation to Lifeworlds B
Cinéma et réinvention de l'imaginaire des Camerounais B
Curators vs Humanitarians: a Kenyan Artist's Dilemma B
Energy Culture and Consumption in Mumias, Western Kenya B
Female Voices in Northern Nigeria: An Exploration of Nature, Activism and Identity Politics in the Poetry of Nana Aishatu Ahmad, Angela Miri, and Maria Ajima B
Female Ways of Knowing Islam in a West African Context: Gender and Embodied Knowledge in Muslim Benin B
Fuji Lyrics and Everyday life in the Contemporary Yoruba Urban Space B
Historical-comparative analysis of the Swahili and Wolof metrical systems B
Imagination der afrikanischen Migration in zeitgenössischen Filmen B
Kenya-China encounters in literary spaces: histories, presences and futureS from the 1960's till the present B
Language and Interaction in the Chinese Community in Cameroon: A Sociolinguistic Profile B
Les récits d'enfance dans la littérature judéo-maghrébine B
Manifestations of modernism in art collections from the Makerere School of Fine Arts environment B
MENA Women in Diaspora: Poetics of Intersectional Resistance Versus Geometry of Appropriation B
Moroccan Language Policy and the Amazigh Language Revitalization B
Nar*Rating Environmentalisms: Non*Human in Figurations Knowledges on Conservation, Endangerment and Environmental Justice in Selected Kenyan Eco-narratives. B
New Sacred Art- Das Gesamtwerk Susanne Wengers im Kontext der nigerianischen Moderne B
Place identity and urban planning: The case of Tuti Island, Khartoum, the Sudan B
Popular Facebook groups exclusively for women and women empowerment in Egypt B
Postkoloniale Gegenbilder: Künstlerische Reflexionen des Erinnerns an den deutschen Kolonialismus in Namibia B
Research Synthesis: A Meta-Ethnography and Meta-Analysis of Sociolinguistic Research in Morocco B
Re-thinking Gender in Contemporary Uganda using the Comedy of Anne Kansiime B
Senegalesische Filme in Mediascape: Mous Sène Absas Filme Madame Brouette und Yoolé B
Tense-Aspect Categories and Standard Negation in Five Bamileke Languages of Cameroon: A Descriptive and Comparative Study B
The Colonial Desire for Order and What People Made of It - Historical Experiences of Boundaries in Colonial Togo 1884 – 1914 B
The pragmatic and textual dimensions of French in Côte d'Ivoire B
Understanding Cultures and Identities in Cameroonian Cinema B
Undoing the undoings of the Johannesburg Art Gallery: For the museum yet to become B
Writing back to Empire: Newspapers, Non-Elites and Decolonisation in the Global Public Sphere, 1937-1957 B
Zeitgenössische französischsprachige Roman- und Erzählliteratur Burundis. Zwischen einer nationalen, regionalen und globalen Literatur B
About soil and water conservation measures, dams and God: adaption to climate change in Ethiopia between different actor-networks and narratives C
Internal Migration: Neighbourhood Associations and its Consequences on Political Participation in Urban Slums in Ghana C
Kulturpolitik in Tunesien, Marokko und Mali nach dem Arabischen Frühling – Förderinstrument für Stabilität? C
North to South Migration: Portuguese labour migration to Angola C
Political Parties, Violent Youth and Electoral Insecurity C
Renationale Tradescapes. Schaf- und Ziegenhandel in Äthiopien C
Sustainable bioenergy and biofuel potentials from agricultural crops and residues in Uganda and Tanzania C
Wohltätigkeit – Entwicklung – Unternehmertum im Namen des Islams. Strukturen und Prozesse islamischer glaubensbasierter Organisationen (FBOs) in Tansania C
Wood for the kitchen: Towards a history of the supply and use of fuelwood in urban households of West Africa: The case of Lomé (from 1884 to the present) C
Battles over State Making on a Frontier: Dilemnas of Schooling, Young People and Agro-Pastoralism in Hamar, Southwest Ethiopia

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Hindu Temple Ritual Worship in Durban, South Africa

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Modernity, Islam and Peace in Independent Senegal: The dynamics of the role of Islamic authorities in peace building and conflict handling (1962 - 2012)

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'The Manyema Connection': Islam, mobility and urbanity in eastern Congo and Tanganyika, 1910s to 1950s

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Das Archiv als konstruierte Heimat – Die ‘Fantasie Afrika’ der beiden Kunstpatrone Ulli und Georgina Beier

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Ein lebendiges Archiv afrikanisch(-diasporisch)er dekolonialer In(ter)ventionen: Kulturproduktion, Akademie und aktivistische Kulturvermittlung

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Female Identity between Passivity and Agency, Contemporary Fiction by Ugandan Women Writers

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Idiomatic Structures in Egyptian Arabic

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Post-apartheid Subjectivities: Psychoanalysis and/in Place in the Novels of K. Sello Duiker, Kgebetle Moele and Sifoso Mzobe

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Visuelle Repräsentation von Behinderung in der Mittelschicht Nairobis

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Actor interaction and institution-building in post-war Liberia

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Territory, Identity and Local Politics in the Frontier Zone of Central Benin

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