Guest Academics in 2012

Name

Guest Lecture / Workshop

Dr. Sharon ABRAMOWITZ

Salongespräch

"Making Peace People: Trauma Healing and Humanitarian Intervention After Liberia's Civil War" 

Dr. Afeosemime ADOGAME

"I am a Witch for Jesus! The Politics of Demonology in African New Christianities" - Workshop "Dynamics of Religious Reform Movements in Contemporary Africa" by Workgroup "Religion in Contemporary Africa"

Dr. Simplice AGOSSAVI

"Mehrsprachigkeit in Benin: eine Bestandsaufnahme bzw. eine Zustandsbeschreibung" - Conference "30 Jahre sozialwissenschaftliche Benin-Forschung in deutsch-beninischer Zusammenarbeit: Themen, Ergebnisse, Ausblicke"

John AKOMFRAH

Workgroup "Afrofuturism"

"Sci-Fi, AfroFuturismus und Migration" - (Reading and Discussion) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

"Nine Muses" - (Screening and Discussion) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

AfroSat-2 - (Vernissage)

Dr. Joseph Adam AKPAKI

"Conflits frontaliers et le développement local au Bénin: cas des communes de Cotonou et d’Abomey-Calavi" - Conference "30 Jahre sozialwissenschaftliche Benin-Forschung in deutsch-beninischer Zusammenarbeit: Themen, Ergebnisse, Ausblicke"

Dr. Dodji Alexis Hippolyte AMOUZOUVI

"Méthodiques ou méthodologues ? Heurs et lueur de la coopération scientifique allemande sur l’enseignement des sciences sociales en Afrique francophone : Exemple de la méthodologie au département de sociologie au Bénin" - Conference "30 Jahre sozialwissenschaftliche Benin-Forschung in deutsch-beninischer Zusammenarbeit: Themen, Ergebnisse, Ausblicke"

Dr. Amévor AMOUZOU-GLIKPA

"Contexte et expériences de la création du département de Sociologie-Anthropologie à l'Université de Parakou face à l'enjeu du système LMD" - Conference "30 Jahre sozialwissenschaftliche Benin-Forschung in deutsch-beninischer Zusammenarbeit: Themen, Ergebnisse, Ausblicke"

Philip AUSLANDER

Workshop "Performativity and Mediality in an Africa context"

Keynote - Sound und Performance

Chabi Imorou AZIZOU

"La recherche collaborative Nord-Sud: Les leçons d'une expérience du partenaire africain (LASDEL-Bénin) au sein du programme 'States at Work'" - Conference "30 Jahre sozialwissenschaftliche Benin-Forschung in deutsch-beninischer Zusammenarbeit: Themen, Ergebnisse, Ausblicke"

Eric BÄHRE

"Urban insiders and rural outsiders: aethetics and violence in Cape town's taxi associations (1990-2010)" - Workshop "The Makings and Uses of Motor Roads in Africa"

Prof. Dr. emer. Wouter van BEEK

Workshop "Tourism and Socio-Cultural Change in Africa"

Prof. Dr. Abdellatif   BENCHERIFA

Geographisches Kolloquium - (Participation)

Grußwort - Verabschiedung Prof. Dr. Popp

Dr. Belay Simane BIRHANU  

Discussion "Researching Adaptation to Climate Change: Experience from the Ethiopian Highlands" 

Examiner

Prof. Dr. Ulrich BRAUKÄMPER

Examiner

Dr. John CHESWORTH

Examiner

Thierno DIA

"Tey - Auhourd'hui" by Alais Gomis - (Film discussion)

Prof. Dr. Hanjörg DILGER

Examiner

Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre DOZON

"Littératures et Anthropologie" - Littératures Arts et Sciences humaines

Dr. Ange Honorat Adjibola    EDJA

"Le pastoralisme transhumant et la conservation des écosystèmes forestiers au Bénin" - Conference "30 Jahre sozialwissenschaftliche Benin-Forschung in deutsch-beninischer Zusammenarbeit: Themen, Ergebnisse, Ausblicke"

Jamal E. ELIAS

"The road as social stage: transportation, travel, and the construction of identitiy in Pakistan" - Workshop "The Makings and Uses of Motor Roads in Africa"

Prof. Dr. Khadi FALL

Examiner

Prof. Dr. Brahim El      FASSKAOUI

"Gebirgs- und Wüstentourismus in Marokko" - Ringvorlesung "Tourismus in Afrika"

Dr. Anne Bernadette FLOQUET

"Un pied dans la recherche, l’autre dans les études de développement: comment se forger un parcours scientifique ciblé dans un contexte de financements aléatoires" - Conference "30 Jahre sozialwissenschaftliche Benin-Forschung in deutsch-beninischer Zusammenarbeit: Themen, Ergebnisse, Ausblicke"

Dr. Susanne FRIESE

ATLAS.ti Workshop for Advanced Users

Prof. Dr. Sati FWATSHAK

Examiner

Prof. Dr. Xavier GARNIER

Examiner

Dr. Mélina GERMES

"Between research fields and concepts of space: maps and (critical) mapping in social sciences" - Theories and Methods of Analyses (in Cultural and Social Research)

Dr. Urmila GOEL

"Using the Internet in Research - Methodological Challenges" - Dissertation-Related Advanced Seminar "Inventive Methods – Ethics, Epistemologies and Methodologies of Cultural and Social Analyses"

"Vom Amina Hoax zu Free Razan - syrischer Online-Aktivismus und internationale Aufmerksamkeit"

Prof. Dr. Tilo GRÄTZ

"Forschungen zu Massenmedien in der Republik Benin: Stand, Probleme, Perspektiven" - Conference "30 Jahre sozialwissenschaftliche Benin-Forschung in deutsch-beninischer Zusammenarbeit: Themen, Ergebnisse, Ausblicke"

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Aït HAMZA

"Le Maroc - gilan de la colonisation européenne" - (Editing and publishing process)

Moritz HELDMANN

"Structural reform in German development cooperation: experiences from the GIZ Africa department"

Aghali IMOUMOUMANE

Tamahaq/Tamajeq - (Workshop)

Prof. Dr. Philip J. JAGGAR

Examiner

Dr. Jessie KABWILA KAPASULA

"The Joys of an African Feminist Academic Activist: Unpacking Jessie's Path to Scholarhsip and Leadership" - (Salongespräch)

"African and Afro-diasporic Radical Feminist Agency: Interrogating selected texts of Adichie, Dangaremba and Danticat"

"'Sanitising' the Nation?: Interrogating Malawi's Legal and Policy Discourse on Sexual Minorities" - Workgroup "Sexualities that matter. Queering in Africa"

BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature - (Participation)

Prof. Shigeki KAJI

"Monolingualism by Multilingualism: A Sociolinguistic Case Study of Language Use in Western Ugandan City, Hoima" - Afrikanistisches Forschungskolloquium 

Prof. Dr. Abdelfettah KASSAH

"Der Tourismus in Tunesien vor und nach der Revolution" - Ringvorlesung "Tourismus in Afrika"

Marietta KESTING

"Visualizing migration, gender, racism - crossmapping of documentary strategies" - Epistemology and the production of knowledge

Dr. Susan KIGULI

"Voices of African Women Writers: Positioning FEMRITE after 2006"

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

Salongespräch

Carolin KÜPPERS

"Discourses on Sex Work and Trafficking. An intersectional comparison of the Soccer World Cups in Germany 2006 and South Africa 2010" - Seminar "Cultural and Postcolonial Theory"

Prof. Kara LYNCH

Workgroup "Afrofuturism"

"Afrofuturism" - Seminar "Cultural and Postcolonial Theory"

BIGSisters' Lunchtime Talk

Prof. Denis-Constant MARTIN

"Music and Creolisation, Lessons from South Africa"

"Culture, Representations and Identity" - Seminar "Cultural and Postcolonial Theory"

Mary Mathakane METSING

"Challenging Childcare: Encounters of Familylife, Employment and HIV/AIDS in Lesotho" - (Salongespräch)

Prof. Dr. Gudrun MIEHE

General Assembly - Introduction as Ombudsman

Examiner

Prof. Dr. Lydie MOUDILENO

"African Literature Beyond and Forward" - (Keynote) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Prof. Khadija MOUHSINE

Kolloquium für Doktoranden und Masterstudierende - (Participation)

Prof. Dr. Valentin-Yves MUDIMBE

"Literature and Philosophy" - Littératures Arts et Sciences humaines

"Discussion on Literature and Philosophy"

Dr. Catrien NOTERMANS

"Migration and pilgrimage: Africans journeying to our Lady of Lourdes in Southern France”

Samuel A. NTEWUSU

"The construction and use of the 'Great Northern road'" - Workshop "The Makings and Uses of Motor Roads in Africa"

Peggy PIESCHE

"Remembering Flash Forward. The Poetics of Memor"y - (Keynote) - (BIGSAS estival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

"Remembering Flash Forward. The Legacy of Memory" - (Discussion) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Miguel PRISTA

Coordination of BIGSAS-Partnership with Partner University in Mozambique

Joao RIBEIRO

"O último voo do flamingo - Der letzte Flug des Flamingo" - (Screening and Discussion)

Short films - (Screening and Discussion)

Janine van ROOY / Blaq Pearl

Spoken Word & Musik - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Luis SALA

"DANCE - a way of communication"

"Dance and its role for the independence in Mozambique - The National Dance Company in Mozambique"

"...But Beautiful" - (Dance Performance)

"Welcome to the DANCE Workshop" - (Dance Workshop)

"Last Blues" - (Dance Performance)

Prof. Dr. Meg SAMUELSON

"Women in Writing South Africa"

"Writing Nature and/in South Africa"

Salongespräch

Dr. Susanne SCHMIDT

"Sensory Ethnography at the science museum - an on-road test" - Epistemology and the production of knowledge / Theories and Methods of Analyses (in Cultural and Social Research)

Prof. Dr. Benjamin SOARES

"New Muslim Public Intellectuals in Africa" - Workshop "Dynamics of Religious Reform Movements in Contemporary Africa" by Workgroup "Religion in Contemporary Africa"

"The Anthropology of Islam" - Ethnologisches Kolloquium

Rodolfo SOARES

"Urban development and risk in Addis Ababa" - Workshop "The Makings and Uses of Motor Roads in Africa"

Dr. Lindy STIEBEL

Organisation of Conference in Rabat (2013)

Prof. Dr. Issa TAKASSI

Examiner

"Approche typologique des classes nominales dans les langues kwa et gur: cas du Foodo et du Ncam" - 5th International Conference on Gur languages: Gur internal and external relationships

Prof. Dr. Tatjana THELEN

Examiner

"Den Staat verwandt machen. Praktiken und Imaginationen von Staat und Familie in Serbien" - Ethnologisches Kolloquium

Dr. Jean-Benoît TSOFACK

Examiner

Dr. Youssef WAHBOUN

"Theatre, Stage Design and Painting / Teatro, Décor e Pintura" - Conference "Transmedial Perspectives: Aethetic Objects and Practices" (at Partner University in Maputo)

Prof. Dr. Kennedy WALIAULA

"Reconfiguring Masculinity in an East African Epic"

"Originality, Intertextuality, and Intellectual Property Theft"

Zukiswa WANNER

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

"Literature in Transition" - (Discussion) - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Public Reading Workshop for Kids - BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literature

Cândido Salomão ZANGO (Matchume) Music as Communication

PD. Dr. Thomas ZITELMANN

Examiner