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

Afrikakolloquium im Wintersemester 2023/24




Wednesdays 16:15-17:45, Invalidenstraße 118, Raum 410


25.10.2023 Dr. Ibrahima Niang (Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar & ZMO Berlin)
The Digitals Silk Roads in Africa: How the the Chinese treeHuawei Group is Rewriting the Future of Technologies in Senegal in cooperation with DE:LINK//RE:LINK Silk Road Talks


08.11.2023 Prof. Dr. James Yékú (University of Kansas & HU-Berlin)
Cancelling Adichie: African Literature and the Algorithmic Politics of Social Media Outrage


22.11.2023 Dr. John Njenga Karugia (HU-Berlin)
Infrastructures of Memory: EU-China Global Geopolitical Competition and its Effects on Africa in cooperation with DE:LINK//RE:LINK Silk Road Talks


06.12.2023 Dr. Christine Matzke (Universität Bayreuth):
Researching the 'Misbegotten' Film: A Voyage around the German-Nigerian TV Production Taiwo Shango (1965)


10.01.2024 New Colleagues/Lecturers at the Seminar for African Studies present their research:


Dr. Aminata Mbaye: “Aesthetics of Resistance. Connecting Afro LGBTQ+ Literary Productions”


Dr. Jakob Lesage: “Contributions of language documentation within and beyond linguistics:
The Kam documentation project in Nigeria”


Dr. Lamine Doumbia: “Ancestors‘ land does no longer exist?” Negotiations of belonging and owner-ship in the context of urban land governance in West Africa


THIS LECTURE BY DR. DIOP CANCELLED Dr. Ibou Diop (Dekoloniale/Berliner Stadtmuseum)
Ein Erinnerungskonzept 'Kolonialismus' für Berlin und die Rolle von (trans)nationalen zivilgesellschaft-lichen Organisationen


07.02.2024 Dr. Manuela Bauche (FU-Berlin)
Vererbungsforschung zwischen kolonialer Anthropologie und NS-Auslesepolitik. Das Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Anthropologie, menschliche Erblehre und Eugenik in Berlin-Dahlem, 1927-1945

Der letzte Vortrag findet in der Ihmestraße 22 in Dahlem statt und ist mit einer Besichtigung des ehemaligen Kaiser-Wilhelm-Instituts verbunden.