Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Digitales Afrikakolloquium winter semester 2021/22

Digital Africa Colloquium in WS 2021/22
Wednesday, 16:15 - 17:45

Zoom meeting
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27.10.2021 Dr. Oladipupo Oyelele (University of Madison-Wisconsin):
The Afterlife of the First Wave: Covid-19 & African Popular Music

10.11.2021 Dr. Halkano Abdi Wario (Egerton University, Nakuru):
Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan: Implications and Reflections on War against Al Shabaab in the Horn of Africa

24.11.2021 Tandemvortrag:
Kadara Swaleh (ZMO) An Anthropological Study of the Impact and Repercussions of Chinese BRI projects in Coastal Kenya
Daniel Koßmann (HU-Berlin) Neue Dynamiken im kulturellen Spielfeld Dar es Salaams und Nairobis seit der Etablierung der Konfuzius-Institute

15.12.2021 Dr. Rym Khene (Sorbonne Nouvelle/Berlin) :
Representing the City: Algiers Through Literature and Photography

5.1.2022 Dr. Gillian Mathys (Universiteit Gent):
Mobility and Exclusion: Borders and Identities in Central Africa, 19th-20th Century

Prof. Dr. Dotsé Yigbe (Université de Lomé):
Diedrich Westermann, ein Zeuge der Resilienz afrikanischer Kulturen?
Dr. Holger Stoecker (Universität Göttingen):
Die Chance in der Krise. Zur Errichtung des Afrikanistik-Lehrstuhls an der Berliner Universität vor 100 Jahren


2.2.2022    Prof. Dr. Catarina Martins (Universidade de Coimbra):
"You were everything but yourself, Black Woman!” 

Reframing lusophone African literatures from the point of view of women's writing

16.2.2022 Prof. Dr. Felix Ameka (Universiteit Leiden):
A neo-Westermann Approach to Studying/Understanding Africa: Languages, Cultures and Histories