Video of online Book Launch “Cuba & Africa…”

7 May 2021 andres hervé 0
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

Assassination of Lokman Slim: homage from the academic community

16 March 2021 andres hervé 0

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.

Nathalie Schipounoff’s PhD Dissertation Defense

18 December 2019 andres hervé 0
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. [Lire la suite…]

Race, Gender and Migration

11 December 2019 andres hervé 0
International Conference,conceived and organized by the Center for Maghrib Studies, Arizona State University, december 15-17, 2019, hosted by Inlac Institute, Fez, Morocco.

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

28 October 2019 andres hervé 0
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?

Feedback of Slafnet Spring School in Addis Ababa

7 May 2019 Bonacci Giulia 0
A Spring school was held at the Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University, on April 15-19, 2019, in the framework of the European project SLAFNET (https://slafnet.hypotheses.org) that has the objective of implementing dialogue between European and African researchers and students around the thematic issue of slavery in Africa. This Spring school was organised by Prof. Ahmed Hassen (IES, Université d’Addis Ababa), Alexander Meckelburg (Hiob Ludolf Center for Ethiopian Studies, [Lire la suite…]

Master’s specialization in Migration Studies (Nice)

7 April 2019 Bozec Géraldine 0
The Master’s specialization in Migration Studies (MMS) is a new international, interdisciplinary specialization provided by Université Côte d’Azur within 3 Master’s programs: international and European law, social sciences and political science. Located in Nice and drawing on the expertise of specialized researchers and professionals, it provides students with in-depth knowledge and specific skills in the field of migration and ethnic relations. It will therefore provide excellent preparation for further academic [Lire la suite…]