International Conference “Cuba & Africa” – Engagements, Circulations and Racial Representations in the 20th Century

9 May 2016 andres 0

Provisional Programme23- 24 May 2016 The Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA) University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa Provisional Programme Monday 23 May  09.30- 10.00 Welcome  10.00- 11.00 Introduction and Notes Adrien DELMAS (IFAS), Giulia BONACCI (IRD, URMIS), Shamil JEPPIE (HUMA, University of Cape Town) and Jean Albergel (IRD)  11.00- 12.00 Panel 1: Contours of a Cuban Pan-Africanism I José Luis MARTàN ROMERO (Universidad de La Habana) : Cuban [Lire la suite…]

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Jérôme Dutozia

18 March 2016 andres 0

I am PhD in geography and land use planning and research assistant at Urmis for the SCoRE program.

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Job Offer: Research Assistant for an European Project

18 January 2016 andres 0

URMIS (University of Nice) is opening a post-doctorate position of Research Assistant to assist in carrying out the Sub-national context and radical right support in Europe (SCoRE) research project, under the auspices of the French ANR and in collaboration with three other research partners in Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Position details  1-YR contract, from 1st April 2016  Full-time  University post-doctorate wage, French public administration index 580  Gross monthly [Lire la suite…]

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Solidarity with Kenya

8 April 2015 andres 0

The research unit URMIS would like to express its deep sympathy with the pain which is affecting the families of Garissa University College attack victims. Our team would like to give moral support and solidarity to the all Kenyan scientific and academic community, students, teachers, researchers and staff. We are deeply moved and shocked and we wish to reaffirm our strong commitment to intellectual freedom.

Présentation de l’ouvrage d’Odile Hoffmann : « British Honduras: The invention of a colonial territory. Mapping and spatial knowledge in the 19th century» (2014, Cubola)

24 June 2014 andres 0

Présentation de l’ouvrage British Honduras: The invention of a colonial territory. Mapping and spatial knowledge in the 19th century (2014, Cubola), le 3 juillet 2014, 18 hrs, dans le cadre du Belize Archaeology and Anthropology Symposium (BAAS), Par Nigel Encalada, Directeur du Institute of Social and Cultural Research (du National Institute of Culture and History NICH), en présence de l’éditrice de Cubola, Montserrat Casademunt, et de l’auteure, Odile Hoffmann (IRD-URMIS).

British Honduras: The invention of a colonial territory. Mapping and spatial knowledge in the 19th century

24 June 2014 andres 0

By Odile Hoffmann  A coedition of IRD (France) and Cubola Productions (Belize)  Size: 8.5x 11  Number of pages: 80  25 Colour plates  ISBN: 978-976-8161-40-6  Publication date: July 2014 The purpose of this monograph is not to retrace the genesis of a nation, but more modestly, to recount the invention of a colonial territory. No territory exists on its own; only social, political, symbolic and emotional constructions grant it substance and [Lire la suite…]

British Honduras: The invention of a colonial territory. Mapping and spatial knowledge in the 19th century

24 June 2014 andres 0

By Odile Hoffmann  A coedition of IRD (France) and Cubola Productions (Belize)  Size: 8.5x 11  Number of pages: 80  25 Colour plates  ISBN: 978-976-8161-40-6  Publication date: July 2014 The purpose of this monograph is not to retrace the genesis of a nation, but more modestly, to recount the invention of a colonial territory. No territory exists on its own; only social, political, symbolic and emotional constructions grant it substance and [Lire la suite…]

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Globalization and Mobilities Seminar

28 May 2014 andres 0

University of Chicago, Center in Paris 6 Rue Thomas Mann 75013 Paris JUNE 5, Thursday  9:30 am Opening Remarks: Dominique Vidal, Catherine Lejeune (URMIS, LARCA, Université Paris Diderot) – Salikoko Mufwene, James Hevia, Ramon Gutiérrez (University of Chicago)  10:00 am to 12:00 am [Session 1] Moving Signs and Senses: Histories of Color and Communication (Chair: Ramon Gutiérrez, University of Chicago) Salikoko Mufwene (University of Chicago): “Colonization, globalization, Mobility, and Diasporas: [Lire la suite…]

Commemorating the Abolition of Slavery

13 May 2014 andres 0

– The National Museums of Kenya  The Catholic University of Eastern Africa  The Institute of Research for Development (IRD, France)  The Research Unit ” Migrations and Societies “ (URMIS, France)  The International Research Centre on Slaveries (Ciresc, France)  The National Committee for the Memory and History of Slavery (Cnmhe, France) invite you to : Commemorating the Abolition of Slavery A series of events organized in Mombasa and Nairobi, Kenya 1st May [Lire la suite…]

Blackness and Mestizaje in Mexico and Central America

13 March 2014 andres 0

– Edited by Elisabeth Cunin and Odile Hoffmann  200 pages  Publisher: Africa Research & Publications (5 December 2013)  Language: English  ISBN-10: 1592219330  ISBN-13: 978-1592219339  22,4 x 14 x 1,8 cm  Price: $24.95  Categories: Sociology, History, Multicultural Studies/Latin America  http://www.africaworldpressbooks.com/servlet/Detail?no=1077 In the last decades of the twentieth century, black movements began to emerge as a visible force in Latin America, although in a very disperse form. Mexican and Central American configurations, [Lire la suite…]