Welcome to BIGSAS

   

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The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS) is now in the second phase funded by the German Research Foundation as part of the Excellence Initiative since 2007. In the focus of this unique structure of creative and innovative training are more than 100 Junior Fellows from 31 African, American, Asian and European countries. The PhD students benefit from a clearly structured, academic and career-oriented training as well as a genuine expertise in the African studies which has increased continuously since the foundation of the University of Bayreuth. The international network with Partner Universities on the African continent creates even more so excellent conditions for the research of our Junior Fellows.

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5 May 2014

Honorary Doctorate to be awarded to Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o (programme)

Feierliche Verleihung der Ehrendoktorwürde an Herrn Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o (Programm)


Defence

of Ndi Gilbert Shang, 30 April 2014, 4 pm, S 17 (information)


Defence

of Julia Boger, 8 May 2014, 10 am, S 18 (information)


Job offer

1 Student Assistant position at BIGSAS (more information)


Call for Applications

for WS 2014/15 (more information)


BIGSASworks!

Call for Papers - Issue 5 (more information)


VAD Congress 2014

in Bayreuth (Call for Papers and more information here)

 

Diversity Programme

dates (update: 22/01/14)

 

International Club

Find more information about activities here (08/04/14)

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