Guest Academics in 2014

Name

Guest Lecture / Workshop

Anne V. ADAMS, Ph.D., Prof. Emerita

Commendation address - Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Dr. Afeosemime ADOGAME

Examiner

Girum Getachew ALEMU

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Prof. Dr. Dodji AMOUZOUVI

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Paulo Jeferson ARAÚJO

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Prof. Mariama AWUMBILA

Examiner

Dr. Dida BADI

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Mimboabe BAKPA

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Baba Mai BELLO

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Sakinato BELLO

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Dr. Ramzi BEN AMARA

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

“Tunisia’s Higher Education After 2011: Universities Between Freedom & State Control” – Workgroup “Higher Education and Society”

Prof. Wail BENJELLOUN

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Dr. Ronald BISASO

Academic exchange

Festus BOAMAH

"Amorphous biofuels governance? An unanswered burning question in the quest for renewable energy technologies in Africa" - Workshop "Burning questions: The quest for 'modern' energy sources in/for Africa"

Dr. Astrid BOCHOW

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Sênami Parfait BOKOHONSI

"Shango, Danbada and Ezili in Berlin: Performing Haitian Voodoo-Dance in a Transnational Context" - Workshop "Wagner and the Vodoo Priest. Sacred Performances in Bayreuth and Elsewhere"

Dr. Oumarou BOUKARI

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Prof. Dr. Ulrich BRAUKÄMPER

Examiner

Prof. Dr. Michael von BRÜCK

"Wagner and Buddhism"- Workshop "Wagner and the Vodoo Priest. Sacred Performances in Bayreuth and Elsewhere"

Dr. Thomas BRÜCKNER

Reading - Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Dr. Michael BRÜNTRUP

"Großflächige Landakquisitionen in Subsahara Afrika: Chancen, Risiken und Regulierungsansätze" - Workgroup "'Land Grabbing' and Foreign Direct Investments in an Sub-Saharan African Context"

Barbara CALDWELL

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Prof. Dr. Robert CARLSON

Examiner

Dr. Ayalew Gebre CHERU

Examiner

Prof. Dr. Nigel CLARK

"Human Geology: African Fire and the Long Anthropocene" - Workshop "Burning questions: The quest for 'modern' energy sources in/for Africa"

Dr. Chikas DANFULANI

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Prof. Dr. Umar DANFULANI

Examiner

Dr. Patrick DESPLAT

“Tropes of Longing and Loss. Muslim Nostalgia and Place-Making in Urban Ethiopia” – Workshop “Religion and Space: perspectives from African Experiences”

Josie DIXON

Workshop "Writing and Giving Conference Papers"

Dr. Tsevi DODOUNOU

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Dereje Feyissa DORI

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Thomas EBERT

Workshop "MAXQDA"

Prof. Dr. Maisha Maureen EGGERS

"Diversity in the two Germanies and the Emerging Field of Diversity"

Dr. Ahmed EL-HASSAB

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Moulay Driss EL MAAROUF

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Prof. Dr. Natasha ERLANK

Examiner

Salongespräch

Setargew FANTAW

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Prof. Dr. Gregório FIRMINO

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Dr. Laurent FOURCHARD

"The politics of indigeneity in colonial and post-colonial Nigeria: between violence and consent"

Dr. James FRASER

"Improved Cooking Stoves in Mozambique" - Workshop "Burning questions: The quest for 'modern' energy sources in/for Africa"

Sven FRITZ

"Weltanschauung en marche. Houston Stewart Chamberlain als Wegweiser der Familie Wagner in der rassistischen und nationalen Politik"- Workshop "Wagner and the Vodoo Priest. Sacred Performances in Bayreuth and Elsewhere"

Dr. Tadesse Berisso GALCHU

Examiner

Prof. Dr. Xavier GARNIER

Examiner

Dr. Martin GÖSSL

"No question of matter: social diversity in a contemporary context" - Gender and Diversity Programme

Dr. Sandra GREENE

“The Social World of Africa's Sacred Sites”- Workshop “Religion and Space: perspectives from African Experiences”

Prof. Dr. Johan JACOBS

“Sacred Places and Artistic Spaces in the Novels of Zakes Mda” – Workshop “Religion and Space: perspectives from African Experiences”

Dr. Rose JAJI

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Prof. Dr. Reinhard JOHLER

Examiner

Jude KAGORO

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Dr. Mark Mosol KANDAGOR

"The Role of Missionaries in the Spread and Development of Kiswahili in Kenya: a Historical Perspective" - 27. Swahili Colloquium

Viktoria KAUFMANN

BIGSAS Intercultural Awareness Day

Serah KIRAGU

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Prof. Dr. Godula KOSACK

"The Reality of Magic"

Prof. Dr. Roman LOIMEIER

Examiner

Dr. Carlos LUCAS

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

"Improved Cooking Stoves in Mozambique" - Workshop "Burning questions: The quest for 'modern' energy sources in/for Africa"

Prof. Dr. Elisio MACAMO

Examiner

Prof. Malegapuru William MAKGOBA

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Prof. Dr. Yaron MATRAS

"Diskursmarker im Sprachkontakt: Diskursive und pragmatische Aspekte" - Linguistisches Kolloquium

Prof. Dr. Clapperton C. MAVHUNGA

"The Burning Question ‘from’ Africa: What do Africans Think about Energy?" - Workshop "Burning questions: The quest for 'modern' energy sources in/for Africa"

Prof. Dr. Tom Michael MBOYA

Academic exchange

„‘Men are not taken as lightly as that’: power and male sexual promiscuity in David G. Maillu’s Unfit for Human Consumption“

Prof. Dr. JoAnn McGREGOR

Examiner

"Imagining African futures in exile: Zimbabwean narratives 1965-1980"

Dr. Julien McHARDY

"Die kochen auch nur mit Wasser: First thoughts on the entangles design and evaluation of improved cook stoves"

Introduction - "Burning questions: The quest for 'modern' energy sources in/for Africa" - Workshop "Burning questions: The quest for 'modern' energy sources in/for Africa"

"First thoughts on the entangled design and evaluation of improved cook stoves in Burkina Faso and Senegal" - Workshop "Burning questions: The quest for 'modern' energy sources in/for Africa"

Dr. Tebarek MEGENTO

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim Fahmy MENZA

“Egypt’s Development in Transition: Prospects of Educational Reform” – Workgroup “Higher Education and Society”

Prof. Dr. Richard K. MIBEY

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Prof. Dr. Gudrun MIEHE

Examiner

Nene MORISHO

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Serena MÜLLER

BIGSAS Intercultural Awareness Day

Prof. Dr. Detlef MÜLLER-MAHN

Examiner

Prof. Georges MULUMBWA

"Deconstructing Swahili Identity in DRC" - 27. Swahili Colloquium

Kevin MWACHIRO

"INVISIBLE – Stories from Kenya’s Queer Community" - Gender and Diversity Programme

Prof. Dr. Anne NANGULU

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Samuel NDOGO

Reading - Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Louis NDONG

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Francis NG'ATIGWA

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Prof. Kimani NJOGU

"Creative Non-Fiction in Kiswahili Writing: Reading 'Mbali na Nyumbani' by Shafi Adam Shafi as 'Memoir'" - 27. Swahili Colloquium

Dr. Catrien NOTERMANS

Examiner

Dr. Germain NYADA

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Dr. Charles NZILA

"Cleaner burning and the prospects of biowaste energy in Kenya" - Workshop "Burning questions: The quest for 'modern' energy sources in/for Africa"

Silke OLDENBURG

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Duncan OMANGA

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Prof. Dr. Paul OMONDI

Examiner

Dr. Orchieng' ORWENJO

Examiner

Dr. Pia P. OTTO

"Sunrise or sunset? - A comparative study on the successful adoption of solar cookers in the developing world"

Laure PEEM

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Prof. Dr. Victor PORKHOMOVSKY

"Language in Africa: Between Oral and Written"

Tasmi QUAZI

"Alternatives to burning livelihoods of informal recyclers: the case-­‐study of Durban, South Africa" - Workshop "Burning questions: The quest for 'modern' energy sources in/for Africa"

Prof. Orlando A. QUILAMBO

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Prof. Dr. Almut-Barbara RENGER

"'Because we live in a time that has no faith in religions.' Love, Self-sacrifice, and Redemption in Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)"- Workshop "Wagner and the Vodoo Priest. Sacred Performances in Bayreuth and Elsewhere"

Prof. Mohammed SALHI

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Ndi Gilbert SHANG

Reading - Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Dr. Worash Getaneh SHIBESHI

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Prof. Dr. Peter Tirop SIMATEI

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Prof. Brice A. SINSIN

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Prof. Dr. Philip SMITH

"Bayreuth as Failed Pilgrimage"- Workshop "Wagner and the Vodoo Priest. Sacred Performances in Bayreuth and Elsewhere"

Prof. Dr. Chinwe Ifekija SPERENZA

Examiner

Prof. Dr. Lindy STIEBEL

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Prof. Dr. Charles TEKE

Examiner

Academic Exchange

Prof. Dr. Keyan TOMASELLI

"Derivations of Cultural Studies: African Geneses"

Dr. Jean-Benoît TSOFACK

"A sociolinguistic view of media and identity construction in Cameroon"

"Le français à l'église : un regard sur ses pratiques dans les discours d'évangélisation au Cameroun"

Dr. Asonzeh UKAH

Examiner

"The Economy of Sacred Space and Migrant Christian Communities in Durban, South Africa"

“Sacred Space & the Spirit of Investment. Experiencing a Pentecostal City in Lagos, Nigeria”- Workshop “Religion and Space: perspectives from African Experiences”

Prof. Dr. Walter VAN BEEK

“Sacred places and the African condition”- Workshop “Religion and Space: perspectives from African Experiences”

Prof. Dr. Sjaak VAN DER GEEST

Examiner

Dr. Julia VERNE

“Places, Relations, Networks: Geographical understandings of space”- Workshop “Religion and Space: perspectives from African Experiences”

Magdaline WAFULA

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Dr. Wangui WA GORO

Reading - Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Dr. Youssed WAHBOUN

"Youssef Wahboun en dialogue avec Gilbert Ndi Shang :„Couleurs et Douleurs des Mots: Une Lecture de Trois Jours et le Néant de Youssef Wahboun““– Cinema Africa! 2014

“Round Table / Table Ronde: Les arts en dialogue /Arts in Dialogue with/avec: Adam, Anenden, Binebine, Fijjaj, Kibinge, Wahboun” – Cinema Africa! 2014

Njeeri WA NGŨ

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Dr. Halkano WARIO

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

BIGSAS Alumni Meeting  2014

Prof. Ngũgĩ WA THIONG'O

Affirmation of the BIGSAS partnership and network

Award ceremony of an honorary doctorate to Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Prof. Dr. Tobias WENDL

Examiner

Carlotta WERNER

"First thoughts on the entangled design and evaluation of improved cook stoves in Burkina Faso and Senegal" - Workshop "Burning questions: The quest for 'modern' energy sources in/for Africa"