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CONFERENCES, DEFENCES, WORKSHOPS, ...
The BIGSAS offices remain closed for public traffic. Please contact us via email if a personal meeting is necessary.
Call for Applications
Info for all Junior Fellows in times of Corona (information).
JF Newsletter 11/2020
Find the latest issue of the JF Representatives' Newsletter here.
Newsletter of African Studies 2019
A new edition has been published is accessible online.
"Epistemologies of the Global South: Contributions to Reconfiguration of African Studies", start: 16 November 2020 (programme). Only with prior registration via elearning. Click HERE to view the course.
of Asaf Cassule Noé Augusto, 30 November 2020 (information). Please note that due to the current situation the defence will take place in camera.
"Presenting at International Conferences in the Humanities and Social Sciences", 7-8 Jan 2021 (information). Only with prior registration.
22 January 2021. Programme tba soon.
Docs & Deans Meeting
22 January 2021. Further information tba soon.
"Writing Articles for International Publication in Peer-Reviewed Journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences", 10-12 Feb 2021 (information). Only with prior registration.
Dates of the SC and the EC
Find the dates of the next meetings of the Steering Committee and the Executive Committee here.
Latest issue of BIGSASworks!
Bayreuth African Studies Working Papers Vol. 23 (2019) "Gender and Social Encounters: Experiences from Africa". Edited by Shillah S. Memusi and Adeyemi Balogun.
Find more information about their activities here.
Statement regarding LIT publishing house.
The Cluster’s Stance on Racism and Black Lives Matter
The Academic Committee of the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence, in its capacity as the Cluster’s highest decision-making body, has released a statement to clarify its stance on racism and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Find photos of events here