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The BIGSAS offices remain closed for public traffic. Please contact us via email if a personal meeting is necessary.
Info for all Junior Fellows in times of Corona (information).
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.
The BIGSAS World - the blog
BIGSAS proudly presents its new blog and invites all Junior Fellows to contribute: The BIGSAS World.
JF Newsletter 05/2020
Find the latest issue of the JF Representatives' Newsletter here.
Digital Literature Festival
"Care, Responsibility and Solidarity: Narrating Resistance in African and African-Diasporic Arts, Academia and Activism", 3-4 July 2020 (programme).
of Azza Ahmed, 10 July 2020 (information). Please note that due to the current situation the defense will take place in camera.
Dates of the SC and the EC
Find the dates of the next meetings of the Steering Committee and the Executive Committee here.
Call for Papers
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.
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Statement regarding LIT publishing house.
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