Research Projects

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Collective Human Rights Practice in Judicial and Non-Judicial Bodies: Case Study of the AU, EAC and Tanzania
Four Essays in Development Economics and Regional Economic Integration
Interwar German Cinema in Cameroon: Colonial Revisionism Through Images
Judges as agents of regional integration: A relational analysis of judicial networks in African regional courts
Le discours moral dans le domaine de la santé sexuelle et reproductive des jeunes Ivoriens. Une analyse pragnatico-discursive
Les acteurs religieux et l'aide humanitaire à Diffa Department: Study of Religion
Moral Geographies of (Re-)Existence: A Comparative Analysis of Socio-cultural Projects from Afro-descendant Communities in Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) and Cartagena de Indias (Colombia)
Moving towards Power? Mobilities within Political Mobilization in Uganda, Kenya and Eastern DRC
Penser et faire le développement au Niger : Le rôle des acteurs islamiques locaux
Social protection for elderly people in the context of rapidly ageing population in Rwanda
Sustainable Land Use Plans or Repertoires of Domination? Tracing Competing Visions of Bioeconomy in Tanzania.
The Role of Charitable Activities of Turkish Organisations in Niger
Wax Prints: Fashion and Visual Agency in Brazil and Nigeria
Zanzibari Swahili Poetic Imaginaries and Networks
Artisanal Gold Mining in Um Badir, Sudan A
Aspects of Dagombas' English A
Black Lives Matter: Emerging Forms and Subjectivities of Activism in St. Louis, Missouri A
DEAF-DEAF-DIFFERENT: ambiguities of being deaf in Benin 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
Handwerkliche Arbeit als soziale Praxis. Eine ethnologische Studie über das Handwerk und die handwerklichen Praktiken der endogamen Handwerker*innengruppe der inǎḍǎn des Aïr in Niger A
Implementing foster care in Tanzania: A critical assessment of Laws, procedures and Institutions 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
"Ni pauvre ni riche": identité de classe moyenne ou construction sociale d'une appartence intermédiaire au Bénin? A
Powering Ghana? "Dumsor", a study of electricity and its absence A
Pursuing Order on Sudanese Hinterland Roads: An Ethnography of Travel Communities. A
Romantische Prostitution: Liebe, Sexualität und Materialität im Kontext von "Prostitution" in Diego Suarez (Madagaskar) A
„Some call it slum, we call it home!” Aushandlungen von Zugehörigkeit unter den nubischen Einwohner*innen Kib(e)ras, 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
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
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 Music 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
Popular Facebook groups exclusively for women and women empowerment in Egypt 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 pragmatic and textual dimensions of French in Côte d'Ivoire 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
Writing the Slave Trade Trauma in Francophone Africa: A Study of Selected Novels 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
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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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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