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Video of online Book Launch “Cuba & Africa…”

Here is the video record of online Book Launch “Cuba & Africa 1959-1994 : Writing an alternative Atlantic History” (Thursday 6 May 2021) held by Wits University Press, the Wits History Workshop and IFAS-Research with Sophie Dulucq, Research Director of IFAS, Editors Giulia Bonacci and Adrien Delmas, contributors João Felipe Gonçalves and Shamil Jeppie and Robert van Niekerk (Wits School of Governance). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLnQjI98hh4

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Assassination of Lokman Slim: homage from the academic community

The URMIS joins in the tribute paid by colleagues, friends and relatives to Lokman Slim, who was cowardly murdered in Lebanon in February 2021. Humanities and social scientists working in the Near East have regularly benefited from Lokman Slim’s work through Umam Research & Documentation, an association he co-directed with his wife Monika Borgmann.

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SANSARI. The Goddess and the Corona in the Himalayas

At the end of March 2020, in a village in Nepal, affected like the rest of the country – and the world – by lockdown, news of the virus spreads. Some villagers decide to perform the Sansari ritual, goddess of epidemics, adapting it to the current circumstances. Relationship to politics, relationship to nature, the place of the stranger, respect for tradition and adaptation to change, human and divine responsibility, rumours […]

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Nathalie Schipounoff’s PhD Dissertation Defense

On Thursday 19th of December 2019 at 14:30 at Université Paris Diderot, (Building Olympes de Gouges, room Laplanche – 576), Nathalie Schipounoff is defending her PhD Dissertation in Social Anthropology and Ethnology, supervised by professor Pascal Dibie. Title: Affable startuppers for a better world or a better social position ? Ethnology of startup mode in a Parisian incubator. PhD examination committee members: Pr. Jean-Philippe Bouilloud, ESCP Europe  Pr. Nabyla Daidj, Institut Mines Telecom – Business School HDR (Rapporteur) Pr. […]

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Race, Gender and Migration

International Conference,conceived and organized by the Center for Maghrib Studies, Arizona State University, december 15-17, 2019, hosted by Inlac Institute, Fez, Morocco.

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International Conference “América central 1979-2019. De la Revolución sandinista a las caravanas de migrantes”

November 4-7th in Mexico…
This conference aims to shed light on recent Central American events (the violence, the corruption, but also the massive mobilizations for human rights and the new forms of political action) all in light of their past. What are the continuities and ruptures since 1979, since the triumph of the Sandinista revolution and the explosion of internal wars in the region? And what challenges for the new generation? […]

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The Globalization of Gender : Knowledge, Mobilizations, Frameworks of Action

Edited by: Ioana Cîrstocea, Delphine Lacombe, Elisabeth Marteu, London: Routledge, 2019.
This book provides an insightful approach to understanding the contemporary circulations of feminist repertoires and shows how the international/transnational circulations of gender are interconnected, even coextensive, with the globalization process itself. […]