Guest Academics in 2011

Name Guest Lecture / Workshop

Prof. Dr. Anne V. ADAMS

Oberseminar RA B "Metaphor in Language, Literature, Media and Arts" - (Participation)

Prof. Dr. Joseph Adande

Workshop "Contact Zone New Iwalewa" - (Participation)

Dr. Kangni ALEM

"Coca Cola Jazz" - (Reading) - BIGSAS Colloquium: Advanced Work in Progress

La crise en Côte d'Ivoire et la sous-région - (Discussion) - BIGSAS Colloquium: Advanced Work in Progress

Biyi BANDELE

"Burma Boy" - (Reading) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Round Table: "African Diasporas and/in Europe" - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Prof. Dr. Caroline BLEDSOE

"Back to Africa? The Perils of Europe and North America for West African Immigrant Children" - Ethnologisches Kolloquium

Prof. Dr. Christoffel R. BOTHA

Language Acquisition - (Introductory Course)

Xhosa Literature in Translation - (Seminar)

African Thought and Philosophy - (Seminar)

A Study of SEK Mghavi: The Poet of the Nation - (Seminar)

Early Black South African Intellectuals - (Lecture Series)

"The implementation of a policy of multilingualism in the South African higher education sector: some of the challenges" - Afrikanistisches Forschungskolloquium

Dr. Oumarou BOUKARI

BIGSAS Journalistenpreis

Dr. John CHESWORTH

"Holy Scriptures and their use by Christians and Muslims in East Africa"

"New Media in Africa: Spreading the Word" - BIGSAS Workgroup "Religion in Africa" Lecture Series Summer Semester 2011

Madjiguène Cissé

Discussion with Junior Fellows

Dr. Joao Paulo Borges COELHO

"Fiction, Violence and Memory" - Tracks and Traces of Violence

Tsitsi DANGAREMBA

Salongespräch, BIGSAS Gender Programme

"The Book of Not" - (Reading) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Round Table: "Africa Europe: Entanglements and Fiction" - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Dr. Patrick DESPLAT

"Local Disputes - Translocal References. Islamic Saints, Gossiping and Drug Consumption in Harar / Ethiopia" - BIGSAS Workgroup "Religion in Africa" Lecture Series Summer Semester 2011

Dr. Jan-Georg DEUTSCH

Research Seminar for Doctoral Projects in African History - (Seminar)

Slavery and Abolition in Africa, c.1815-1930 - (Blockseminar)

Tsevi DODOUNOU

BIGSAS Journalistenpreis

Rachid EL ADOUANI

"Dramatics of Laughter: Undermining Trauma and Overcoming Violence Through Art" - Tracks and Traces of Violence

Christina Ali FARAH

"Madre Piccola" - (Reading) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Round Table: "African Diasporas and/in Europe" - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Prof. Ahonagnon Noel GBAGUIDI

Concept for a Sandwich Programme

Supervision of Junior Fellow

Family Law in Selected African States - (Seminar with Prof. Dr. Wanitzek)

Haile GERIMA

"The Politics of African Cinema"

"Teza (Morgentau)" - (Screening and Discussion)

Nina HELM

Creating International Research and Education Network - BIGSAS Career Day

Ellen HOFFERS

Besondere Anerkennung - BIGSAS Journalistenpreis

Antoine HOUNHOUENOU

"La violence dans certaines chansons populaires de la période révolutionnaire au Bénin" - Tracks and Traces of Violence

Dr. Meike HUNTEBRINKER

Guest Lecture "International cooperation and careers in science and research - The funding

Prof. Dr. Johan JACOBS

"Interpreting violence in contemporary South African fiction" - Tracks and Traces of Violence

Prof. Dr. Philip J. JAGGAR

A Half Century of Comparative Chadic and Historical Hausa: A Special BIGSAS Symposium on African Linguistics - (Symposium)

Dr. Rose JAJI

BIGSAS Journalistenpreis

Dr. Marloes JANSON

"Male Wives and Female Husbands: The Inversion of Gender Roles within the Gambian branch of the Tabligh Jama'at"- BIGSAS Workgroup "Religion in Africa" Lecture Series Summer Semester 2011

Dr. Christopher JOHN

"A Long Term Perspective on Community Theatre in Violent Contexts: Collective playmaking in Informal Settlements and Correctional Centres in KwaZulu-Natal 1997 to 2008" - Tracks and Traces of Violence

Prof. Dr. Anne JUHASZ

Theme "Global - local relations in African development (linking with environmental governance)  - (Presentation) - Oberseminar Research Areas C+D “Changing Phases and Nature of Development Interests in Africa: A Search for Alternative Directions of Positive Change”

Prof. Dr. Herrmann JUNGRAITHMAYR

A Half Century of Comparative Chadic and Historical Hausa: A Special BIGSAS Symposium on African Linguistics - (Symposium)

Dr. Ariel KING

HIV/AIDS: A Socio-political and Economic Survey - (Seminar)

Francisco Esau COSSA / Ungulani Ba Ka KOHSA

Reading - Conference “Tracks and Traces of Violence”

Dialika KRAHE

Winner - BIGSAS Journalistenpreis

Prof. Dr. Cynthia KROS

Metaphors We Live (And Die) By

Oberseminar RA B "Metaphor in Language, Literature, Media and Arts" - (Participation)

Salongespräch

Prof. Dr. Roman LOIMEIER

Examiner

Prof. Dr. Elisio MACAMO

Theme "Qualitative Research Methods" - (Presentation) - Oberseminar Research Areas C+D “Changing Phases and Nature of Development Interests in Africa: A Search for Alternative Directions of Positive Change”

"Aus aktueller Forschung (vorläufiger Titel)" - Ethnologisches Kolloquium

"Constructing an argument on the basis of interpretive analytical approaches" - Workshop "Advanced - Research Methods Workshop"

"Constructing an argument on the basis of historical (process) analytical approaches" - Workshop "Advanced - Research Methods Workshop"

Prof. Dr. Richard MIBEY

Seed Project

Seed Workshop A, Bayreuth - (Participation and Presentation)

Dr. Mohamed MRAJA

"Islamic Banking in Kenya: Trends and Challenges"- BIGSAS Workgroup "Religion in Africa" Lecture Series Summer Semester 2011

Dr. Charity MUSAMBA

"Ethics and Governance in Africa: The Role of Moral Values in Socio-Political Governance and Decision Making in Africa" - Workshop "Ethics in Governance in Africa"

Ethics, Leadership and Democratic Consolidation in Africa: Lessons from Zambia

Dr. Gilbert Mbaka NDURU

Supervision of Junior Fellow

Organisation of Conference Proceedings of BIGSAS Symposium at Moi University

Preparation for an excursion to Kenya - (Seminar)

Prof. Dr. Paul NEWMAN

"Greenberg’s Classification of African Languages: An Insider's View of his Style, Logic, and Lasting Accomplishments" - Afrikanistisches Forschungskolloquium

Hausa and Chadic Historical Linguistics - (Workshop)

A Half Century of Comparative Chadic and Historical Hausa: A Special BIGSAS Symposium on African Linguistics - (Symposium)

Prof. Dr. Roxana Ma NEWMAN

Constructing Dictionaries: Basic Principles, with Insights Learned from Hausa Lexicography - (Workshop)

A Half Century of Comparative Chadic and Historical Hausa: A Special BIGSAS Symposium on African Linguistics - (Symposium)

International Education and Project Administration at U.S. Higher Education Institutions - (Workshop)

Prof. Dr. Patrice NGANANG

Festvortrag - BIGSAS Journalistenpreis

"What Does Writing Mean Today? From Book to Facebook" - (Keynote) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

"Hundetage" - (Reading) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Round Table: "Africa Europe: Entanglements and Fiction" - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Gabi NGCOBO

Sonderführung: Wondering in the Afropolis - (Guided tour and Discussion)

Dr. Nataniel NGOMANE

Kunst, Literatur und Film im Südlichen Afrika - (Seminar with Prof. Dr. Fendler)

Kooperation zwischen ECA/UEM und IAS/Iwalewa/Romanistik

"Reflectindo sobre a formação da Literatura Moçambicana"

Workshop "Contact Zone New Iwalewa" - (Participation)

Otobong NKANGA

"Before the state of Amnesia crops in. A journey through the memories of the uprooted told, untold, and retold" - Tracks and Traces of Violence

Round Table II: "Institutions of Violence-Musealization and Curational Violence" -Tracks and Traces of Violence

Dr. Germain NYADA

BIGSAS Journalistenpreis

Dr. Shumirai NYOTA

"Digging for Diamonds, Wielding New Worlds: A Linguist’s Perspective on Zimbabwe’s ‘Blood Diamonds‘" - BIGSAS Colloquium: Advanced Research in Progress

Dr. Joseph Christopher ODHIAMBO

Round Table 1: New Figurations in Writing Violence? - Tracks and Traces of Violence

"Memory, Dialogue and Reconstruction of the Nation"  - Tracks and Traces of Violence

Alexander OPPER

Workshop "Contact Zone New Iwalewa" - (Participation)

Consultation for Junior Fellows

Interaction of Memory, Landscape and Architecture

"Hotel Yeoville"

"Practise-led Research & Teaching. Examples from Johannesburg, South Africa" - Dissertation-Related Advanced Seminar "Inventive Methods – Ethics, Epistemologies and Methodologies of Cultural and Social Analyses"

Femi OSOFISAN

"Richard Lander and the Travelling Polygamist" - (Reading) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Round Table: "Africa Europe: Entanglements and Fiction" - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Dr. Metje POSTMA

"Voices in the Desert -the Rashaayda and Fuzum" - (Screening) - Tracks and Traces of Violence

Jo RACTLIFFE

"Memory and Violence in Photography" - Tracks and Traces of Violence

Round Table II: Institutions of Violence-Musealization and Curational Violence - Tracks and Traces of Violence

Jean-Luc RAHARIMANANA

"Par la Nuit" - (Reading) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Round Table: "African Diasporas and/in Europe" - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Prof. Dr. Ute RÖSCHENTHALER

Examiner

Dr. Corinne SANDWITH

"Violence and its (Non-)Representations in Post-Apartheid South Africa" - Tracks and Traces of Violence

Prof. Dr. Naomi SHITEMI

Workshop "Contact Zone New Iwalewa" - (Participation)

Prof. Dr. David SIMO

"Wissenschaftliche Kooperation zwischen Deutschland und Africa"

Jean-Marie TENO

From an Idea to a Film - (Workshop)

Prof. Dr. Keyan G. TOMASELLI

Supervision of Junior Fellows

Theorizing Cinema: 'Third cinema', 'Postcolonial', 'Postmodern' - (Seminar with Prof. Dr. Fendler)

Prof. Dr. Henry TOURNEUX

A Half Century of Comparative Chadic and Historical Hausa: A Special BIGSAS Symposium on African Linguistics - (Symposium)

Djo TUNDA WA MUNGA

"Viva Riva" - (Screening and Discussion) - Cinema Afrika!

"Congo in Four Acts" - (Screening and Discussion)

Chika UNIGWE

Reading for Children - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

"A Rainbow for Dinner", "The Phoenix", "Schwarze Schwestern" - (Reading) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Dr. Mats UTAS

"Jew Man Business" - (Screening) - Workshop "Social Practices of Dealing with Uncertainty"

"Freetown Street, slightly beyond urnbicide: postwar, livelihoods, alternative social structures and intimiacy in urban west Africa" - Ethnologisches Kolloquium

Dr. Henrik VIGH

Uncertainty Unbound: On Social Invisibility and Negative Potentiality- Workshop "Social Practices of Dealing with Uncertainty"

Abdourahmane WABÉRI

"Tor der Tränen/ Passage des larmes" - (Reading) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Round Table: "Africa Europe: Entanglements and Fiction" - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Dr. Youssef WAHBOUN

Keynote "Esthétique de la violence dans la peinture marocaine" - Conference “Tracks and Traces of Violence”

"Du génie ou de la chance. Sur le statut de l'écrivain au Maroc"

Workgroup "Tracks and Traces of Violence"

Rinaldo WALCOTT

"Spoken Word and Afrodiaspora Performances of Race Memory" - (Keynote) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Round Table: "African Diasporas and/in Europe" - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Busolo WEGESA

"The Apocalypse Now!: A Reading of V.S Naipaul’s Travel Writing" - Tracks and Traces of Violence

Prof. Dr. Tobias WENDL

Examiner