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Christmas holidays: 23 Dec 2020 - 6 Jan 2021. the administration team will resume work on 7 Jan 2021.
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). Updated: 16 Dec 2020.
JF Newsletter 11/2020
Find the latest issue of the JF Representatives' Newsletter here.
"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.
22 January 2021, 12 -3 pm (programme).
"Writing Articles for International Publication in Peer-Reviewed Journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences", 10-12 Feb 2021. Registration closed.
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