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  • BIGSAS JF Sabrina Maurus and Alumnus Dr Gemechu Adimassu Abeshu awarded the Prize of the City of Bayreuth (more information in German HERE)
  • BIGSAS Junior Fellow Hanza Diman awarded the 2020 DAAD Prize (more information in German HERE)





The publication of the (online) journal BIGSASworks! appears in the series 'Working Papers' of the Institute of African Studies (IAS). Each volume contains miscellaneous thematic areas and this output of common or overlapping interests of the Junior Fellows offers a publication platform.

  • 2021 "Fieldwork Experiences and Practices in Africa" (DOI)
  • 2019 "Gender and Social Encounters: Experiences from Africa" (DOI)
  • 2018 "Living in African Cities: Urban Spaces, Lifestyles and Social Practices in Everyday Life" (URI)
  • 2017 "Perspectives on Translation Studies in Africa" (URI)
  • 2016 "Religion and Space: Perspectives from African Experiences" (URI)
  • 2015 "Actors, Institutions and Changes: Perspectives on Africa" (URI)
  • 2013 "Challenging Notions of Development and Change from Everyday Life in Africa" (URI)
  • 2013 "The making of Meaning in Africa: Word, Image and Sound" (URI)
  • 2012 "Trends, Discourses and Representations in Religions in Africa" (URI)
  • 2011 "Women's Life Worlds 'In-Between'" (URI)

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