Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät - Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften

Programm des Afrikakolloquiums im Wintersemester 2022/23


16.15h - 17.45h - IAAW, Invalidenstraße 118, Raum 410

Organisation: Dr. Pepetual Mforbe Chiangong und Prof. Dr. Baz Lecocq


Meeting 1 : 9.11.2022

Joint visit to the Afrikamera Festival (7-13, November 2022) in Berlin to watch a film. The theme of the festival is “Urban Africa, Urban Movies: Migration and Diaspora”.

Special Screening of Fati's Choice: About the Difficult Return of a Migrant Woman to Ghana

Movie Description & Registration:

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Place: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung - Headquarter Berlin, Schumannstr. 8, 10117 Berlin.

The screening will be followed by a discussion



Meeting 2 - 23.11. 2022

YoruBaianidade – Culture and Tradition versus Modernity – Deconstructing the Clichés on Yoruba Identity in Africa and the Diaspora

Prof. Dr. Félix Ayoh’Omidire, Department of Foreign Languages, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.


Meeting 3: 07.12.2022

The African Studies Library: enhancing discoverability of publications from African publishers through knowledge graphs

Dr. Anne Schumann Douosson, African Studies Library, Fachinformationsdienst Afrikastudien, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt



Meeting 4: 18.01.2023

Towards Critical Francophone Studies:  A Case for Stupidity

Dr. Éric Essono Tsimi, Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages & Comparative Literature, Baruch College.


Meeting 5: 01.02.2023

Sensing 'race', whiteness and the nation: sonic and olfactory experiments through text and spaces of Berlin

Dr. Christy Kulz, Interdisciplinary Centre for European Studies, Universität Flensburg & Dr. Christine Barwick-Gross, Institut für Soziologie, Technische Universität Berlin


Meeting 6: 15.02.2023

Movie Screening: "Mariner of the Mountains", 2021, by Karim Aïnouz

With Q&A with the cineast.

Diese Filmvorführung mit Gespräch findet im Hauptgebäude der Humboldt-Universität statt. Raum 2249a, Unter den Linden 6.