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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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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? […]

The Globalization of Gender
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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. […]

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Methodology Workshop Slafnet

Methodology Workshop Slafnet: Memory Of Origins, Location And Life Stories In African Slave And Post-Slave Societies.
Thursday 6th June, MSHS, Nice, France […]

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Feedback of Slafnet Spring School in Addis Ababa

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, […]

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Master’s specialization in Migration Studies (Nice)

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 […]