Research Projects

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Artisanal Gold Mining in Um Badir, Sudan A
Aspects of Dagombas' English A
Being a "Good Muslim": The Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Islamic Reform and Religious Change in Yorubaland, 1954 and 2014 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
Lebensumstände und Perspektiven von auszubildenden Kindern in Werkstätten in Benin: Die Legitimität der Vorgaben der internationalen Konventionen und lokaler Gesetze zur Kinderarbeitsbekämpfung A
Les ruptures conjugales à Niamey, Niger : processus, stratégies des négociations et systèmes de gestions. A
Liebe, Verliebtheit und Sexualität im Kontext der Prostitution in Diego Suarez (Madagaskar) A
New Forms of Power in the Afar Region of Ethiopia: The Rise of Big Men near the Ethiopia and Djibouti Border 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
Soziale Mobilität von Unternehmern der Mittelschicht in Kisumu, Kenia A
The Best Interests of the Child Principle: A Critical Analysis of the Tanzanian Intercountry Adoption System 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
A description and comparison of the tense-aspect systems and verbal negation in ten Bamileke languages B
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 Sudan B
Popular Facebook groups exculsively 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
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
Zeitgenössische frankophone Romanliteratur in Burundi: Von einer regionalen Literatur zu einer Nationalliteratur? B
About soil and water conservation measures, dams and God: adaption to climate change in Ethiopia between different actor-networks and narratives C
Including the Marginalized: the Case Of Children Of Migrants And Education In Ghana. C
Internal Migration: Neighbourhood Associations and its Consequences on Political Participation in Urban Slums in Ghana C
Islamische Wohltätigkeit und glaubensbasierte Organisationen (FBO) - Motive und Aushandlungsprozesse muslimischer Akteure in Ost-Afrika 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
The intraurban dimension of reproductive choices variation in Maputo, Mozambique – a qualitative study C
TRANSLATING DISCOURSES OF LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN(TO) GHANA: CASES FROM THE GHANA DECENT WORK PROGRAMME 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
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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Schaffung von Gemeinsamkeiten im Kontext kultureller Differenz - Sozialgeographische Perspektiven auf Prozesse von Vernetzung und Relationaler Integration somalischer Postmigranten in Deutschland und Finnland

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

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Zwischen staatlichen Bildungsbemühungen und agro-pastoraler Lebensweise: Eine ethnographische Studie zu Schülerinnen und Schülern in Südäthiopien (An Ethnographic Study of Agro-Pastoral School Children and Youth in Southern Ethiopia)

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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 politics in a frontier zone: the case of central Benin

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