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Archaeological seminar – 22 April 2016 – Early Hominins, Past Interactions and Current Reconstitutions in the Southern and Eastern African Cradles

Archaeological seminar – 22 April 2016 – Early Hominins, Past Interactions and Current Reconstitutions in the Southern and Eastern African Cradles

1er séminaire archéologique bilatéral – 2016 USR 3336 : UMIFRE 24 de Nairobi, UMIFRE 25 de Johannesburg East and South Africa from an archaeological perspective Org....

Call for papers – CfP: International Conference “Circulations”: The (un)making of Southern Africa beyond and across borders

Call for papers – CfP: International Conference “Circulations”: The (un)making of Southern Africa beyond and across borders

CfP: International Conference “Circulations” The (un)making of Southern Africa beyond and across borders Johannesburg, 3-4 November 2016 While transnational approaches have flourished in history and...

Workshop  – Southern Republicanism. Republican experiences in the South Atlantic  – April 12th, Buenos Aires

Workshop – Southern Republicanism. Republican experiences in the South Atlantic – April 12th, Buenos Aires

Workshop Southern Republicanism. Republican experiences in the South Atlantic April 12th, Buenos Aires (9.30am-6pm) Museo Roca Vicente López 2220 Programme Morning (9.30am-12.45am) Guillermo Wilde (UNSAM-CONICET)...

SOUTH AFRICAN CITY STUDIES CONFERENCE – 17 – 19 mars 2016

SOUTH AFRICAN CITY STUDIES CONFERENCE – 17 – 19 mars 2016

  The Southern African City Studies Conference will be held in Durban in March 2016. City studies require multifaceted and collaborative approaches to address the...

Atelier – Matérialité du manuscrit: (re)collections – 29-31 mars 2016

Atelier – Matérialité du manuscrit: (re)collections – 29-31 mars 2016

Matérialité du manuscrit: (re)collections  Programme de l’atelier   Jour 1: Mardi 29 mars 2016  9:00- Mot de bienvenue et ouverture Conférence publique: 9:15- Houari Touati...

Conference « Gobal history of the anti-apartheid movement » – 11-12 March 2016

Conference « Gobal history of the anti-apartheid movement » – 11-12 March 2016

Conference ANTI-APARTHEID MOVEMENT HILARY TERM, MARCH 11–12, 2016 Jointly hosted by the European Studies Centre, St Antony’s College and the Maison Française d’Oxford • •...

Séminaire Ghislaine Lydon – Lundi 7 décembre, salle Perroy (Sorbonne)

Séminaire Ghislaine Lydon – Lundi 7 décembre, salle Perroy (Sorbonne)

Lecture Economies de Papier et Papiers de l’Economie: Esquisse comparative sur la place de l’écrit dans l’histoire commerciale. Ghislaine Lydon   Lundi 7 décembre, salle...

GREEN BUILDING & ENERGY EFFICIENCY – YOUR SUSTAINABLE CITY CONFERENCE – November 17th 2015

GREEN BUILDING & ENERGY EFFICIENCY – YOUR SUSTAINABLE CITY CONFERENCE – November 17th 2015

  Programme : Brochure Conference Nov 17 2015

Soutenance de HDR Sophie Didier

Soutenance de HDR Sophie Didier

  « Temps et pouvoir dans la ville » le vendredi 04 décembre 2015 à 14h00. Devant un jury composé de : Marie-Hélène Bacqué (marraine de l’HDR,...

L. Pouthier

FISH Seminar 8 October 2015 – Incarceration and the (re)making of race: the Coloured community in South Africa by L. Pouthier

  Incarceration and the (re)making of race The Coloured community in South Africa Lucile Pouthier Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée University Discussant : Kelly Gillespie (Department of Anthropology/ University...

Lecture – Race, violence and death in post-national Mexico – WISER – Thursday, 17 September, 2015 – 12:00

Lecture – Race, violence and death in post-national Mexico – WISER – Thursday, 17 September, 2015 – 12:00

  By Federico Navarete, Historian and Anthropologist at the Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México This lecture will explore the complex relations...

2016 SHARP conference in Paris – Languages of the book

2016 SHARP conference in Paris – Languages of the book

Call for Papers The 24th annual conference of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP) will be held in Paris, France from Monday 18...

WISH Seminar – « The Roots of Reconstruction and the Urban Shadow State in Luanda, Angola » by C. Gastrow

WISH Seminar – « The Roots of Reconstruction and the Urban Shadow State in Luanda, Angola » by C. Gastrow

Monday, 17 August, 2015 – 15:00 Venue: WISER Abstract:  “Phoenix rising” read the title to the editorial of a 2008 publication of Universo, the Angolan...

CISA

CISA Masters and PhD Fellowships

The Centre for Indian Studies in Africa (established in 2010) announces Masters by dissertation and PhD Fellowships funded by the Mellon Foundation on interdisciplinary and...

WiSER Lecture 13 August : Ricardo Soares de Oliveira on Angola, 6pm

WiSER Lecture 13 August : Ricardo Soares de Oliveira on Angola, 6pm

  Ricardo is Associate Professor in Comparative Politics (African Politics) at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, Official Fellow of St...

FISH mélina

FISH Seminar – Friday 17 July – « The resistance might be joyful »: a study of Zambezia’s political identity through Carnival and Elections in Quelimane district

“The resistance might be joyful” a study of Zambezia’s political identity through Carnival and Elections in Quelimane district    Mélina Revuelta (Sciences Po Bordeaux)  ...

ECAS 2015 : Néo MUYANGA in « AFRICA ACTS »

ECAS 2015 : Néo MUYANGA in « AFRICA ACTS »

ECAS 2015 : Néo MUYANGA at « AFRICA ACTS » A composer, librettist and musician, Neo Muyanga creates sonic spaces and installations that meld opera, cantatas, electronic...

GLOBAFRICA at ECAS 2015 – Panel (Re)Opening Dialogue. African Archaeology and History (6th-18th c.): Heritages, Practices and New Perspectives

GLOBAFRICA at ECAS 2015 – Panel (Re)Opening Dialogue. African Archaeology and History (6th-18th c.): Heritages, Practices and New Perspectives

Convenor(s) Vernet Thomas / IMAF-Paris / Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne For most regions, scholarly accounts of the “Medieval” and “Early Modern” African pasts were often...

GLOBAFRICA at ECAS 2015 – Panel Crises and Pandemics in Africa (6th-18th c.): questions, methods, and new projects

GLOBAFRICA at ECAS 2015 – Panel Crises and Pandemics in Africa (6th-18th c.): questions, methods, and new projects

Convenor(s) Chouin Gérard / College of William and Mary – USA This panel brings together historians, archaeologists and anthropologists involved in research component 2 of...

Comparative workshop on the underground in liberation struggles in Africa – Johannesburg, 17-19 September 2015

Comparative workshop on the underground in liberation struggles in Africa – Johannesburg, 17-19 September 2015

   Comparative workshop on the underground in liberation struggles in Africa     Johannesburg, 17-19 September 2015 Nairobi 2016 (dates tbc)   The History Workshop...

IFAS-research Website : http://www.ifas.org.za/research/

IFAS-research Website : http://www.ifas.org.za/research/

  Please note that from now this website will not be updated anymore. Please visit our website: http://www.ifas.org.za/research/

Screening of Tracking the Timbuktu Manuscripts by J. Crépu – 25 May 2015

Screening of Tracking the Timbuktu Manuscripts by J. Crépu – 25 May 2015

The Alliance Française, the French Institute and the French Embassy are pleased to invite you to the screening of Tracking the Timbuktu Manuscripts A film...

Call for Papers – Beyond Françafrique : France outside of its traditional sphere of African influence 19-20 centuries

Call for Papers – Beyond Françafrique : France outside of its traditional sphere of African influence 19-20 centuries

Beyond Françafrique: France outside of its traditional sphere of African influence (19th-21st centuries) Sciences Po, Paris, Centre d’Histoire, Friday 20 November 2015   The study...

Talk CISA – Spirit possession as historical consciousness in Nampula city, Northern Mozambique by D. Trentini

Talk CISA – Spirit possession as historical consciousness in Nampula city, Northern Mozambique by D. Trentini

Centre for Indian Studies in Africa Spirit possession as historical consciousness in Nampula city, Northern Mozambique Dr Daria Trentini Anthropology Department: Wits University The paper...

Lecture – ‘The Effects of Metropolitan Governance Discontinuities’ by T. Vitale – 12 May

Lecture – ‘The Effects of Metropolitan Governance Discontinuities’ by T. Vitale – 12 May

‘The Effects of Metropolitan Governance Discontinuities. A research framework and some preliminary comparative results in London, Mexico City, Paris, and Sao Paulo.’ Tuesday, 12 May...

Appel à communications – JCEA 2016 – Paris

Appel à communications – JCEA 2016 – Paris

La troisième rencontre des Jeunes Chercheur.e.s en Etudes Africaines (JCEA) aura lieu à Paris les 14, 15 et 16 janvier 2016. Comme lors des éditions...

FISH Seminar 7 May 2015 – Understanding and interpreting South Africa through the eyes of her photographers by N. Jara

FISH Seminar 7 May 2015 – Understanding and interpreting South Africa through the eyes of her photographers by N. Jara

Photo: Thabiso Sekgala Homeland   Understanding and interpreting South Africa through the eyes of her photographers Nathalie Jara (EHESS – IMAF) In order to understand...

Public Lecture – Achille Mbembe on ‘Decolonizing the  University Now,’ 22 April, 6pm

Public Lecture – Achille Mbembe on ‘Decolonizing the University Now,’ 22 April, 6pm

WiSER Public lecture by  Achille Mbembe Decolonizing the University Now Five New Directions Wednesday, 22nd April 2015 6pm The event will be live-streamed. WiSER Seminar...

Claudia Gastrow – The Aesthetics of Belonging: Urban Reconstruction and the Making of Citizenship in Luanda, Angola – Thursday 11.30

Claudia Gastrow – The Aesthetics of Belonging: Urban Reconstruction and the Making of Citizenship in Luanda, Angola – Thursday 11.30

  The Wits Anthropology Seminar Series is pleased to present: THE AESTHETICS OF BELONGING: URBAN RECONSTRUCTION AND THE MAKING OF CITIZENSHIP IN LUANDA, ANGOLA Claudia...

L’australopithèque Little Foot a 3 670 000 ans – article paru dans Nature

L’australopithèque Little Foot a 3 670 000 ans – article paru dans Nature

Communiqué de Presse de l’Institut National de Recherches Archéologiques Préventives (Inrap): « Des chercheurs d’institutions américaines, canadiennes, sud-africaines, et françaises publient cette semaine dans la revue...

K. Breckenridge in Sciences Po – 13 April 2015 – The Biometric State and Post-Colonial Citizenship: the South African origins (1850-2000)

K. Breckenridge in Sciences Po – 13 April 2015 – The Biometric State and Post-Colonial Citizenship: the South African origins (1850-2000)

    The Biometric State and Post-Colonial Citizenship: the South African origins (1850-2000) 13/04/2015 | 14h00-15h45 Sciences Po-CERI, 56, rue Jacob, 75006 Paris / Salle...

Nigel Worden – Seminars in EHESS

Nigel Worden – Seminars in EHESS

Programme mai 2015 – Lundi 5 Mai 2015, 16h-18h, salle 12, CENA, EHESS, 105 bd Raspail, 75006 PARIS : « A Comparative History of Honour and...

Stage au Lesotho sous la supervision de l’Institut Français d’Afrique du Sud (IFAS)

Stage au Lesotho sous la supervision de l’Institut Français d’Afrique du Sud (IFAS)

Stage au Lesotho sous la supervision de l’Institut Français d’Afrique du Sud (IFAS) Inventaire, traduction et numérisation du fonds missionnaire français de Morija   Caractéristiques...

FISH Seminar 24 March 2015 – Maboneng, “place of light”: night discourses as a place of symbolic violence ? by C. Oloukoi

FISH Seminar 24 March 2015 – Maboneng, “place of light”: night discourses as a place of symbolic violence ? by C. Oloukoi

Maboneng, “place of light”: night discourses as a place of symbolic violence ? Chrystel Oloukoi (Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne – ENS Paris) Tuesday 24 March...

mobility programme – EUS-AID

mobility programme – EUS-AID

EUSA_ID is a mobility programme offering study, training and research periods in Europe for South African Master and PhD candidates and staff and provides European PhD...

Le français en Afrique du Sud: quatre siècles d’histoire by C. Vigouroux

Le français en Afrique du Sud: quatre siècles d’histoire by C. Vigouroux

  Date: jeudi, 26 mars 2015 Heure: 16:00−17:30, suivi d’une collation Lieu: L1-56, Graduate Centre, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria RSVP: bongiwe.cwayi@up.ac.za   Dans cette...

WISH Seminar at WiSER: Amy Niang on the Franco-African Union

WISH Seminar at WiSER: Amy Niang on the Franco-African Union

« A Community out of Empire: the French Union (1946-58) as a postcolonial experiment in multinational polity » WISH seminar at WISER from 3:00 to 4:30pm Abstract:...

FISH Seminar 10 March 2015 – Playing the Market: Hervé Youmbi and the Totems Experiment by D. Malaquais

FISH Seminar 10 March 2015 – Playing the Market: Hervé Youmbi and the Totems Experiment by D. Malaquais

Tuesday 10 March 2015, 15:00 Conference Room, 62 Juta Street, 1st floor, Braamfontein, Johannesburg In 2010, Cameroonian artist Hervé Youmbi created “Totems to Haunt Our...

HUMA 2015 Seminar Series – UCT

HUMA 2015 Seminar Series – UCT

  First Semester/ First Quarter Thursdays 13h00-14h30   26 February « White Afrikaans Women in South Africa: Race to Respectability » Christi van der Westhuizen (HUMA, UCT)...

« The Role of Scholars in Mauritanian History » – Friday 6 March – UCT

« The Role of Scholars in Mauritanian History » – Friday 6 March – UCT

‘PHILOLOGY IN QUESTION’ SERIES SEMINAR IN THE SERIES « The Role of Scholars in Mauritanian History » by Elemine Ould Mohalmed Baba Moustapha (Department of History, University...

Out of Africa: Gandhi’s return to India, 1915 and onwards – 27th and 28th February 2015

Out of Africa: Gandhi’s return to India, 1915 and onwards – 27th and 28th February 2015

  Out of Africa: Gandhi’s return to India, 1915 and onwards 27th and 28th February 2015 Humanities Graduate Centre 27th February 2015 9 AM Coffee...

François Hartog: (Dis)belief in History – 16 March – Cape Town

François Hartog: (Dis)belief in History – 16 March – Cape Town

  The Steve Biko Lectures in Philosophy with the support of the EU Inspiring Thinkers Programme (Dis)belief in History   François Hartog École des hautes...

François Hartog: Towards a New Historical Condition – 12 March

François Hartog: Towards a New Historical Condition – 12 March

The Steve Biko Lectures in Philosophy with the support of the EU Inspiring Thinkers Programme Towards a New Historical Condition François Hartog École des hautes...

Climate Change Conference nov. 2014 – Final report

Climate Change Conference nov. 2014 – Final report

  The French Embassy in Pretoria and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), with the support of the French Agency for Development (AFD),...

Colloque « Afrique du Sud: Berceau de l’humanité » – Paris 7 février 2015

Colloque « Afrique du Sud: Berceau de l’humanité » – Paris 7 février 2015

    AFRIQUE DU SUD, BERCEAU DE L’HUMANITÉ. 20ième anniversaire de la coopération France-Afrique du Sud  en paléontologie et en préhistoire   Le Comité Français...

Conférence internationale sur les manuscrits anciens du Mali – 28-30 janvier 2015 – Bamako

Conférence internationale sur les manuscrits anciens du Mali – 28-30 janvier 2015 – Bamako

« Les manuscrits anciens face aux défis de l’heure » 28 & 29, 30 janvier 2015 Centre International de Conférence de Bamako (CICB), Bamako, Mali...

FISH Seminar: From ǂNûkhoen to Damara: origins, identities and political structures by J. Benabou

FISH Seminar: From ǂNûkhoen to Damara: origins, identities and political structures by J. Benabou

12 janvier 2015: « Temps, terrains et écritures de l’histoire en Afrique » – séminaire général d’histoire de l’IMAF

12 janvier 2015: « Temps, terrains et écritures de l’histoire en Afrique » – séminaire général d’histoire de l’IMAF

  Le prochain séminaire général d’histoire de l’IMAF intitulé « Temps, terrains et écritures de l’histoire en Afrique » aura lieu  lundi 12 janvier, de 14h à...

Journée d’études – La question des réparations au titre de l’esclavage : perspectives internationales

Journée d’études – La question des réparations au titre de l’esclavage : perspectives internationales

  Journée d’études La question des réparations au titre de l’esclavage : perspectives internationales 8 janvier 2015 Paris, Université Paris Diderot Cette journée d’études, organisée...

Journée d’études: CubAngola: mémoires connectées

Journée d’études: CubAngola: mémoires connectées

  JOURNÉE D’ÉTUDES CubAngola : mémoires connectées Historiographie, littérature, photographie, cinéma Paris, 12 décembre 2014 Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian 39 Boulevard de la Tour-Maubourg, 75007 Paris...

Journées d’études sur les manuscrits éthiopiens chrétiens et islamiques, BnF, 12-13 décembre

Journées d’études sur les manuscrits éthiopiens chrétiens et islamiques, BnF, 12-13 décembre

  Manuscrits chrétiens et islamiques d’Éthiopie : une approche comparative (XIIe-XXe siècle) 12-13 décembre 2014 Salle des Commissions, site Richelieu, Bibliothèque nationale de France 5,...

Summer Academy World Scripts: Concepts and Practices of Writing from a Comparative Perspective

Summer Academy World Scripts: Concepts and Practices of Writing from a Comparative Perspective

 Call for applications Zukunftsphilologie Summer Academy in Cape Town The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung- German Humanities Institutes Abroad in cooperation...

Appel à candidature InSHS : Soutien à la mobilité internationale 2015

Appel à candidature InSHS : Soutien à la mobilité internationale 2015

Dans le cadre du soutien à la mobilité internationale, l’InSHS propose aux chercheurs, enseignants-chercheurs et ingénieurs de recherche de ses unités de recherche une aide...

Call for paper: ECAS 2015 Post-apartheid generations : subjectivities and engagements

Call for paper: ECAS 2015 Post-apartheid generations : subjectivities and engagements

Post-apartheid generations. Subjectivities and engagements 6ème Conférence Européenne des Etudes Africaines , 6th ECAS Université Paris 1 (France) 8 au 10 Juillet 2015 Panel organiser:...

Video Fish Seminar : Anthropology and History. The Lower Congo Rock Art in Perspective by G. Heimlich

Video Fish Seminar : Anthropology and History. The Lower Congo Rock Art in Perspective by G. Heimlich

Workshop de Estudos Urbanos em Angola – Luanda, 5 – 6 de Dezembro 2014

Workshop de Estudos Urbanos em Angola – Luanda, 5 – 6 de Dezembro 2014

Luanda, 5 & 6 de Dezembro 2014 LOCAL: Mediateca de Luanda O Workshop de Estudos Urbanos em Angola é uma iniciativa proposta por duas pesquisadoras...

FISH Seminar 8 December 2014 – From ǂNûkhoen to Damara: origins, identities and political structures by J. Benabou

FISH Seminar 8 December 2014 – From ǂNûkhoen to Damara: origins, identities and political structures by J. Benabou

From ǂNûkhoen to Damara: origins, identities and political structures Jonathan Benabou (MNHN-CNRS-UPD Paris 7) This seminar will present research focused on the anthropological history of...

Talk – East African Islam and the emergence of print in the early 20th century – Anne K. Bang

Talk – East African Islam and the emergence of print in the early 20th century – Anne K. Bang

  East African Islam and the emergence of print in the early 20th century. Prof Anne K. Bang Associate Professor, University of Bergen, Norway Senior...

FISH Seminar : « Africanising Apartheid: White South Africa and the Quest for Post-Colonial Legitimacy » by Jamie Miller

FISH Seminar : « Africanising Apartheid: White South Africa and the Quest for Post-Colonial Legitimacy » by Jamie Miller

Appel à contributions – « Les politiques urbaines et de l’habitat face au changement climatique : un état des réflexions »

Appel à contributions – « Les politiques urbaines et de l’habitat face au changement climatique : un état des réflexions »

Appel à contributions Colloque des UMIFRE sur l’urbanisme et le dérèglement climatique « Les politiques urbaines et de l’habitat face au changement climatique : un état des...

FISH seminar 13 November 2014 – “Anthropology and History. The Lower Congo Rock Art in Perspective”

FISH seminar 13 November 2014 – “Anthropology and History. The Lower Congo Rock Art in Perspective”

“Anthropology and History. The Lower Congo Rock Art in Perspective” Geoffroy Heimlich (Paris 1 University) Unlike rock art in the Sahara and southern Africa, rock art in...

Return to Thiepval: Imprinting and Erasing Memories of the First World War – Tuesday 11 November

Return to Thiepval: Imprinting and Erasing Memories of the First World War – Tuesday 11 November

Return to Thiepval: Imprinting and Erasing Memories of the First World War   Tuesday 11 November at 18:00 for 18:30 Alliance française of Johannesburg  ...

CLIMATE CHANGE IN AFRICA CONFERENCE  3-4 November 2014

CLIMATE CHANGE IN AFRICA CONFERENCE 3-4 November 2014

3-4 November 201, SAIIA – University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg The French Embassy in Pretoria and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), with the support...

Call for papers – Colloquium on ‘Print Culture and Colonisation in Africa’

Call for papers – Colloquium on ‘Print Culture and Colonisation in Africa’

Call for Papers  Colloquium on ‘Print Culture and Colonisation in Africa’  28-29 May 2015, Cape Town  Jointly hosted by the University of Pretoria and University of...

Esclavage en Afrique : Histoire, héritages et actualité – Nairobi (Kenya) – 27-29 octobre 2014

Esclavage en Afrique : Histoire, héritages et actualité – Nairobi (Kenya) – 27-29 octobre 2014

Slafco2014 : Esclavage en Afrique : Histoire, héritages et actualité Conférence internationale organisée à Nairobi (Kenya) les 27, 28 & 29 Octobre 2014   SLAFCO 2014 En...

FISH Seminar 31 October 2014: Mozambique Elections of 15 October: What’s New? by Michel Cahen

FISH Seminar 31 October 2014: Mozambique Elections of 15 October: What’s New? by Michel Cahen

    Mozambique Elections of 15 October: What’s New? Michel Cahen CNRS/ Sciences Po Bordeaux With the FRELIMO candidate winning the elections held on the...

Seminar Pap Ndiaye – 27 October – UWC – The Minority Paradox. Blackness in France

Seminar Pap Ndiaye – 27 October – UWC – The Minority Paradox. Blackness in France

University of the Western Cape (UWC) and French Institute in South Africa (IFAS) will receive french historian Pap Ndiaye for a seminar untitled « The...

Seminar Pap Ndiaye – Thursday 16 october 2014

Seminar Pap Ndiaye – Thursday 16 october 2014

French Institute in South Africa and Center for Indians Studies in Africa (CISA) will receive french historian Pap Ndiaye for a seminar untitled « Civil Rights...

Nigeria beyond 2014 – Prospects

Nigeria beyond 2014 – Prospects

International Conference 16-17 October 2014 Protea Auditorium, School of Tourism and Hospitality, Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus, University of Johannesburg What does it mean to...

Appel à candidatures 2015 – Institut français d’Afrique du Sud

Appel à candidatures 2015 – Institut français d’Afrique du Sud

  Pour l’année 2015, l’IFAS finance: •     un ou deux postes de doctorant et post-doctorant : modalités et dossiers de candidatures •    des terrains et des...

Histoire Globale – rencontres franco-mexicaines – du 28 au 31 octobre

Histoire Globale – rencontres franco-mexicaines – du 28 au 31 octobre

¿CUÁNTOS MUNDOS? Encuentros franco-mexicanos sobre Historia Global del 28 al 31 de octubre de 2014 Cuatro días combinando encuentros entre historiadores especialistas en Historia Global...

Appels à contrats doctoraux InSHS

Appels à contrats doctoraux InSHS

Pour 2015, l’InSHS reconduit à l’appel à candidature pour attribution de quatre contrats doctoraux de 36 mois (http://www.cnrs.fr/inshs/). En 2015, l’objet de l’appel est d’examiner...

Remise du titre de Docteur Honoris Causa à Achille Mbembe – 23 octobre 2014

Remise du titre de Docteur Honoris Causa à Achille Mbembe – 23 octobre 2014

    Le 23 octobre prochain, l’Université Paris 8 décernera le titre de Docteur Honoris Causa à Achille Mbembe. Pour plus d’informations: http://www.univ-paris8.fr/Remise-du-titre-de-Docteur-Honoris,2946#.VDV_eKASraI.facebook

5th Annual Ahmed Kathrada Lecture: Achille Mbembe responds to Cyril Ramaphosa – 17 Oct – 18h30

5th Annual Ahmed Kathrada Lecture: Achille Mbembe responds to Cyril Ramaphosa – 17 Oct – 18h30

5th Annual Ahmed Kathrada Lecture: Achille Mbembe responds to Cyril Ramaphosa – 17 Oct – 18h30 The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation is delighted to invite you...

« Contested knowledge and cultural affirmation in French West Africa: African voices in the Bulletin de l’Enseignement en AOF (1913-1958) » by Etienne Smith

« Contested knowledge and cultural affirmation in French West Africa: African voices in the Bulletin de l’Enseignement en AOF (1913-1958) » by Etienne Smith

  South African Contemporary History and Humanities Seminar  Etienne Smith (International Affairs Division & Europe-Africa Program, Sciences Po, Paris) « Contested knowledge and cultural affirmation in...

FINAL CALL – PARI-PSETA Masters Scholarships 2015

FINAL CALL – PARI-PSETA Masters Scholarships 2015

The Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI) invites applications for the PARI-PSETA Scholarship Programme available for Masters Study by research at the University of the Witwatersrand....

Academic Freedom in South Africa : A public discussion of two books – Nithaya Chetty, Christopher Merrett and John Higgins

Academic Freedom in South Africa : A public discussion of two books – Nithaya Chetty, Christopher Merrett and John Higgins

Academic Freedom in South Africa : A public discussion of two books Thursday, 25 September, 2014 – 18:00 Nithaya Chetty, Christopher Merrett and John Higgins...

Seminar on Reading communities in early apartheid South Africa – Corinne Sandwith, thursday 18 september 2014

Seminar on Reading communities in early apartheid South Africa – Corinne Sandwith, thursday 18 september 2014

Colloque « Afrique du Sud : 20 ans de démocratie contrastée? » 25-26 septembre 2014, Dijon

Colloque « Afrique du Sud : 20 ans de démocratie contrastée? » 25-26 septembre 2014, Dijon

Colloque « Afrique du Sud : 20 ans de démocratie contrastée? » 25-26 septembre 2014, Dijon Dijon, 25 et 26 septembre 2014 Conseil Régional de Bourgogne,...

Exposition « Les écritures urbaines de Maputo : lire, écrire et agir dans la rue » – 5 septembre au 15 octobre 2014 – Maputo

Exposition « Les écritures urbaines de Maputo : lire, écrire et agir dans la rue » – 5 septembre au 15 octobre 2014 – Maputo

Dans le cadre d’un partenariat de recherche scientifique entre l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales de Paris et l’Université Pédagogique de Maputo , l’exposition « les écritures urbaines de...

Fernand Braudel – IFER Fellowships incoming | Call for applications september 2014

Fernand Braudel – IFER Fellowships incoming | Call for applications september 2014

Fernand Braudel-IFER (International Fellowships for Experienced Researchers) Programme supported by the European Commission (Marie Curie Action Programme – COFUND – FP7). The Foundation Maison des...

Video – Caio Simões de Araújo: Salazar’s Ghosts: global colour lines, decolonizations and entangled histories of race, ca. 1960-1965

Video – Caio Simões de Araújo: Salazar’s Ghosts: global colour lines, decolonizations and entangled histories of race, ca. 1960-1965

Salazar’s Ghosts: global colour lines, decolonizations and entangled histories of race, ca. 1960-1965 Caio Simões de Araújo PHD Candidate,  University of Geneva Historiographies of African...

Video – FISH Conference 30 July 2014:  Understanding Johannesburg: City-Wide Urban Analysis and Morphological Evolution

Video – FISH Conference 30 July 2014: Understanding Johannesburg: City-Wide Urban Analysis and Morphological Evolution

Understanding Johannesburg: City-Wide Urban Analysis and Morphological Evolution   Karen Lévy, Researcher at the French Institute of Urbanism (IFU) and at the French Development Agency (AFD)....

CALL FOR PAPERS – International Network of Genocide Scholars – Fourth Global Conference on Genocide Cape Town, 4-7 December 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS – International Network of Genocide Scholars – Fourth Global Conference on Genocide Cape Town, 4-7 December 2014

4th Global Conference on Genocide CALL FOR PAPERS University of Cape Town, 4-7 December 2014 Genocide and Mass Trauma: Rising to the Challenges of Comprehension,...

FISH 18 August 2014: Historical Outlook on French-South African Relations (1958-1974)

FISH 18 August 2014: Historical Outlook on French-South African Relations (1958-1974)

Historical Outlook on French-South African Relations (1958-1974)   Anna Konieczna Researcher at Sciences Po Paris   Despite constant historiographical progress, historical research works on French...

« Les écritures urbaines de Maputo : lire, écrire et agir dans la rue » – Journée d’étude – Exposition

« Les écritures urbaines de Maputo : lire, écrire et agir dans la rue » – Journée d’étude – Exposition

Dans le cadre d’un partenariat de recherche scientifique entre l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales de Paris et l’Université Pédagogique de Maputo , l’exposition « les écritures urbaines...

Appel d’offres pour la creation de fouilles archeologiques en afrique sub-saharienne, Madagascar compris (du 1er août au 1er octobre 2014)

Appel d’offres pour la creation de fouilles archeologiques en afrique sub-saharienne, Madagascar compris (du 1er août au 1er octobre 2014)

Le ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement international (DGM/DCUR/RECH) lance un appel d’offres  pour la création de missions archéologiques en Afrique Sub-Saharienne, Madagascar compris. Cet...

Paper in Africa: Talk by Michaelle Biddle – 30 July 2014

Paper in Africa: Talk by Michaelle Biddle – 30 July 2014

Even in this ‘Information Age’ paper is everywhere and as a result we hardly see it. But each sheet of paper tells a story in...

14th Congress of Pan African Archaeological Association for Prehistory and Related Studies

14th Congress of Pan African Archaeological Association for Prehistory and Related Studies

14th Congress of the Pan African Archaeological Association for Prehistory and Related Studies Jul 14, 2014 – Jul 18, 2014 The 14th Congress of the Pan African...

Digital Exhibition Mandela-Gandhi – 18th July 2014 at the Constitution Hill

Digital Exhibition Mandela-Gandhi – 18th July 2014 at the Constitution Hill

  MANDELA GANDHI A legacy of peace, change and reconciliation (1869 – 2013) DIGITAL EXHIBITION AND YOUTH SUMMIT   Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi lived...

Mercator Fellowships at Martin Luther University – Halle-Wittenberg

Mercator Fellowships at Martin Luther University – Halle-Wittenberg

WISER invites applications for Mercator Fellowships based at the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg in 2014 – 15.  These fellowships will support three to six...

State Building and Mining Sector in Angola and Mozambique

State Building and Mining Sector in Angola and Mozambique

French Institute Seminars in Humanities (FISH) 19 June 2014 14:00 – IFAS Conference Room, 62 Juta Street, Braamfontein Mathias de Alencastro University of Oxford In...

Appel bourses des collections au musée du quai Branly

Appel bourses des collections au musée du quai Branly

Bourses d’étude pour la documentation des collections 2014-2015 Appel à candidatures Le musée du quai Branly propose un programme de bourses d’étude pour la documentation...

Appel à contributions « Cahiers des IFRE »

Appel à contributions « Cahiers des IFRE »

 Dans le cadre de notre partenariat sur la valorisation des Instituts français de recherche à l’étranger avec la Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, le...

Archives of the Non-Racial – Workshop in Theory and Criticism

Archives of the Non-Racial – Workshop in Theory and Criticism

29 June – 11 July 2014 Johannesburg, Mbabane, Durban, Ginsberg, Cape Town  The Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism is an experiment in global conversation...

FISH in Archaeology –  22 May 2014

FISH in Archaeology – 22 May 2014

Rocks and sites: les Prés de Laure in the South East of France. History of a research program By Guillaume Porraz CNRS / UMR 7041...

Hubert Curien Protea partnership

Hubert Curien Protea partnership

The Hubert Curien Protea partnership is one of the Embassy’s flagship programmes for scientific cooperation. The 2015 Protea call for proposals is now open, with submission deadline...

FISH Conference 29 April 2014:  When education matters. The unexpected impact of an education experiment in Mozambique on the country representation

FISH Conference 29 April 2014: When education matters. The unexpected impact of an education experiment in Mozambique on the country representation

  When education matters. The unexpected impact of an education experiment in Mozambique on the country representation  Michel Lafon CNRS-Llacan & IFAS Research Fellow –...

Conference South Africa and Social Sciences – 15 & 16 April 2014

Conference South Africa and Social Sciences – 15 & 16 April 2014

For the twentieth anniversary of democracy in South Africa, the French Institute of South Africa and the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (Wiser),...

Lesedi #17 – March 2014

Lesedi #17 – March 2014

In this issue, a special focus on archaeology. Updates on research and publications from IFAS are also available as well as the presentation of programmes,...

FISH Conference 19 March 2014:  Texts in the city: power and discourse

FISH Conference 19 March 2014: Texts in the city: power and discourse

  William Kelleher Professeur certifié. Académie d’Aix-Marseille Texts in the City: Power and Discourse Based on my Master’s thesis, this seminar is an exploration of...

Poverty Environment Partnership 19th Meeting: “From Cities to Sustainable Development Goals: Experiences with Green Economy and Climate Change Mainstreaming”

Poverty Environment Partnership 19th Meeting: “From Cities to Sustainable Development Goals: Experiences with Green Economy and Climate Change Mainstreaming”

Durban, South Africa 21 May 2014 to 23 May 2014 The Poverty Environment Partnership (PEP) is an informal network of development agencies, which seeks to...

Appel d’offre : Bourses d’études du musée du quai Branly 2014-2015

Appel d’offre : Bourses d’études du musée du quai Branly 2014-2015

Le musée du quai Branly propose chaque année des bourses doctorales et postdoctorales destinées à aider des doctorants et de jeunes docteurs à mener à...

Call for papers: Gardens, Landscapes and Societies in the Indian Ocean

Call for papers: Gardens, Landscapes and Societies in the Indian Ocean

Second Indian Ocean Heritage Conference September 29th.– October 1st. 2014 Saint-Denis, Réunion Organized by the Direction des affaires culturelles – Océan indien, l’Institut national du...

Compact city strategies for Johannesburg. Achieving social inclusiveness, economic development and climate change mitigation

Compact city strategies for Johannesburg. Achieving social inclusiveness, economic development and climate change mitigation

Prof Serge Salat (President: Urban Morphology and Complex Systems Institute, Paris, France) As part of the « Faces of the City » Seminar Series 11 March 2014...

Complexity Theory Methods for Spatial Planning  Sizing | Scaling | Connecting | Integrating Johannesburg”

Complexity Theory Methods for Spatial Planning Sizing | Scaling | Connecting | Integrating Johannesburg”

Workshop co-organised by The Urban Morphology and Complex Systems Institute, Wits University and the French Agency for Development. 10-13 March 2014 The workshop will be a...

AESOP Call for applications now open!

AESOP Call for applications now open!

AESOP – an Erasmus Mundus program of the European Union A European and South African Partnership on Heritage and Past The AESOP call for applications...

Africa and the Indian Ocean: a long-term perspective – 25-27 February 2014

Africa and the Indian Ocean: a long-term perspective – 25-27 February 2014

The series of encounters co-organised by IFAS, UCT and Wits University aim at rethinking the exchanges that have been taking place between the African continent...

Bourses Fernand Braudel IFER incoming | Appel à candidatures mars 2014

Bourses Fernand Braudel IFER incoming | Appel à candidatures mars 2014

Fernand Braudel-IFER (International Fellowships for Experienced Researchers) Programme soutenu par la Commission européenne (Programme Action Marie Curie – COFUND – 7ème PCRD) La Fondation Maison...

Call for Papers – Durban and Cape Town as Indian Ocean Port Cities

Call for Papers – Durban and Cape Town as Indian Ocean Port Cities

Call for Papers Durban and Cape Town as Indian Ocean Port Cities:  Reconsidering Southern African Studies from the Indian Ocean A conference sponsored by the...

Call for Papers: Pretoria in (im) print

Call for Papers: Pretoria in (im) print

  Pretoria in/im print Textual and print cultures and text-as-image in the Capital City 8 May 2014 A one-day book history workshop hosted by the...

Call for applications to 2014 annual JWTC session

Call for applications to 2014 annual JWTC session

  You are invited to apply for a place in the 2014 Joint Session of The Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism and the Seminar...

Publication of the 5th issue of JSSJ Journal : Utopia and Spatial Justice

Publication of the 5th issue of JSSJ Journal : Utopia and Spatial Justice

The fifth issue of the bilingual online journal Justice spatiale / Spatial Justice, edited by Bernard Bret, Sophie Didier and Frédéric Dufaux, is available online...

Call for papers:  Authoritarian spaces as unjust spaces?

Call for papers: Authoritarian spaces as unjust spaces?

Call for papers: Authoritarian spaces as unjust spaces? Issue coordinated by Sabine Planel, IRD This call for proposals aims at answering a double question: that...

Conference – Global History and Africa: Swahili Epic in a Global Context – Ifra Nairobi

Conference – Global History and Africa: Swahili Epic in a Global Context – Ifra Nairobi

The French Institute of Research in Africa (IFRA) is pleased to invite you to the conference Global History and Africa: SWAHILI EPIC IN A GLOBAL...

FISH Seminar 4 February 2014:  Can art make space public in Johannesburg?

FISH Seminar 4 February 2014: Can art make space public in Johannesburg?

Pauline Guinard Ecole normale supérieur – Paris UMR Lavue-Laboratoire Mosaïques Can art make space public in Johannesburg?   Based on my PhD thesis, this seminar...

Publication AFD – La question agraire en Afrique du Sud : échec d’une réforme  – Focales 17

Publication AFD – La question agraire en Afrique du Sud : échec d’une réforme – Focales 17

La question agraire en Afrique du Sud : échec d’une réforme  – Focales 17 Décembre 2013 – Hubert COCHET (AgroParisTech) Coordination : José TISSIER (AFD)...

Conférence Internationale sur l’esclavage en Afrique – 27-29 octobre 2014 – Nairobi

Conférence Internationale sur l’esclavage en Afrique – 27-29 octobre 2014 – Nairobi

L’esclavage en Afrique : histoire, héritages et actualités Conférence internationale- 27, 28 & 29 Octobre 2014, Nairobi (Kenya)   Les recherches sur les esclavages connaissent depuis plus d’une...

Soutenance de thèse d’Anne Konieczna le 19 décembre

Soutenance de thèse d’Anne Konieczna le 19 décembre

19 décembre 2013 – Programme doctoral Histoire Melle KONIECZNA Anna Discipline : Histoire Sujet : Les relations entre la France et l’Afrique du Sud sous la présidence de Charles de Gaulle et de Georges Pompidou (1958-1974) Jury : Daniel Bach, Sue Onslow, Stanislas Parzymies, Maurice Vaïsse (directeur de thèse)...

ANR XenAfPol Closing conference: The Politics of Xenophobic Exclusion – University of Cambridge – 16-18 December

ANR XenAfPol Closing conference: The Politics of Xenophobic Exclusion – University of Cambridge – 16-18 December

ANR XenAfPol Closing conference: The Politics of Xenophobic Exclusion: Mobilisations, Local Orders and Violence Centre of African Studies, University of Cambridge, UK Seminar Room S1,...

CNRS – Soutien de l’INSHS à la mobilité internationale 2014

CNRS – Soutien de l’INSHS à la mobilité internationale 2014

    L’InSHS propose aux chercheurs, enseignants-chercheurs et ingénieurs de recherche de ses unités de recherche une aide pour la réalisation d’actions de recherche à l’étranger,...

Mapping South African Black Theology from a Central European Approach

Mapping South African Black Theology from a Central European Approach

  French Institute Seminars in Humanities (FISH) 4 December 2013 14:00 – IFAS Conference Room, 62 Juta Street, Braamfontein Silvia Kamanova PhD Candidate, Hussite Theological...

Chinese malls in Johannesburg. Towards a process of spatial and commercial hybridization

Chinese malls in Johannesburg. Towards a process of spatial and commercial hybridization

by Romain Dittgen PhD Candidate in Human Geography Sorbonne University in Paris (Panthéon-Sorbonne), Associate Researcher, South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). Wednesday 27 November...

Update on the situation in Timbuktu and Mali by Dr Abdoulkadri Idrissa Maiga

Update on the situation in Timbuktu and Mali by Dr Abdoulkadri Idrissa Maiga

     Update on the situation in Timbuktu and Mali by Dr Abdoulkadri Idrissa Maiga, Director of the Ahmad Baba Institute Library (Timbuktu)   28th...

Avis de soutenance – Romain Dittgen

Avis de soutenance – Romain Dittgen

Nous avons le plaisir d’annoncer la soutenance de thèse de Romain Dittgen en Géographie intitulée : De nouvelles formes spatiales chinoises en Afrique Une analyse...

Représenter la ville sud-africaine / Representing South African Cities – 27-28 Novembre 2013, Université Paris Ouest NanterreParis

Représenter la ville sud-africaine / Representing South African Cities – 27-28 Novembre 2013, Université Paris Ouest NanterreParis

Programme: MARDI/TUESDAY 26/11 (MÉDIATHÈQUE HÉLÈNE BERR, 70 RUE DE PICPUS, 75012 PARIS) EN COLLABORATION AVEC / IN COLLABORATION WITH PARIS BIBLIOTHÈQUES 19.00 Les villes sud-africaines....

South Africa: 20th Anniversary of Freedom and the General Elections of 2014. Overview of the Economic and Political State – November 22 – Paris

South Africa: 20th Anniversary of Freedom and the General Elections of 2014. Overview of the Economic and Political State – November 22 – Paris

  South Africa: 20th Anniversary of Freedom and the General Elections of 2014 Overview of the Economic and Political State November 22 – Ifri, Paris...

Publication : Histoire de l’Afrique du Sud – François-Xavier Fauvelle-Aymar

Publication : Histoire de l’Afrique du Sud – François-Xavier Fauvelle-Aymar

François-Xavier Fauvelle-Aymar , Histoire de l’Afrique du Sud, Points , Paris, 2013 L’histoire de l’Afrique du Sud est hantée par les visages multiples de la domination et de la soumission....

Call for applications Fellowships PHD / Post-Doctorate 2014

Call for applications Fellowships PHD / Post-Doctorate 2014

    Deadline : December 11th 2013 One or two doctoral or post-doctoral research position are vacant at the French Institute of South Africa. IFAS...

Call for funding application Masters, Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Sudents, Senior Researchers

Call for funding application Masters, Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Sudents, Senior Researchers

  Within the framework of its research programming, the French Institute of South Africa (UMIFRE 25, USR 3336) finances certain research projects in the Human...

Journée d’étude  « Participation citoyenne et Justice spatiale » – 13 décembre 2013 – Université Paris Ouest Nanterre

Journée d’étude « Participation citoyenne et Justice spatiale » – 13 décembre 2013 – Université Paris Ouest Nanterre

Séminaire de l’axe « Justice sociale, justice spatiale, conflits, nouvelles sociabilités et nouvelles identifications » du PRES Paris Lumières Journée d’étude « Participation citoyenne et Justice spatiale » 13...

Fish in Archaeology – October 29

Fish in Archaeology – October 29

  The French Institute is pleased to welcome you to our next Seminar in archaeology   Tuesday 29th of October, 17:00 Wine and cheese will...

L’AFRIQUE DU SUD, L’AUTRE PAYS DE LA PRÉHISTOIRE – Expositions / Muséum de Toulouse

L’AFRIQUE DU SUD, L’AUTRE PAYS DE LA PRÉHISTOIRE – Expositions / Muséum de Toulouse

  EXPO-DOSSIER – 29 OCTOBRE 2013 > 30 MARS 2014 L’exposition « Afrique du Sud, l’autre pays de la Préhistoire », qui a reçu des...

Posting of CNRS Researcher Guillaume Porraz at the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS)

Posting of CNRS Researcher Guillaume Porraz at the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS)

We are proud to welcome CNRS Researcher Guillaume Porraz (CR2 – UMR 7041, ArScAn-AnTET)) who has been posted at the French Institute of South Africa...

A New Trilogy? BRICS, Infrastructure and Development on the African Continent. By Agathe Maupin

A New Trilogy? BRICS, Infrastructure and Development on the African Continent. By Agathe Maupin

  Agathe Maupin is currently holding a researcher post at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) in Johannesburg, and is also Research Associate at...

Séminaire Archéologie et Histoire de l’Afrique – 20 novembre au 18 décembre 2013

Séminaire Archéologie et Histoire de l’Afrique – 20 novembre au 18 décembre 2013

  Séminaire annuel du Master « Arts et Cultures de la Préhistoire et de la Protohistoire : Europe, Afrique » consacré à l’Afrique sous la...

WiSER-Duke University Writing Fellowship for 2014

WiSER-Duke University Writing Fellowship for 2014

  WiSER is an interdisciplinary humanities research institute at Wits with a strong international profile. It was created twelve years ago to do cutting-edge research,...

Publication: The Middle Stone Age at Diepkloof Rock Shelter, Western Cape, South Africa – Journal of Archaeological Science

Publication: The Middle Stone Age at Diepkloof Rock Shelter, Western Cape, South Africa – Journal of Archaeological Science

The Journal of Archaeological Science is aimed at archaeologists and scientists with particular interests in advancing the development and application of scientific techniques and methodologies...

Book History Seminar: The Cronje Report on Undesirable Literature and its Views on Crime Fiction – October 2

Book History Seminar: The Cronje Report on Undesirable Literature and its Views on Crime Fiction – October 2

Beth Le Roux (University of Pretoria): The Cronje Report on Undesirable Literature and its views on crime fiction Tuesday 2nd of October, 2pm University of Pretoria

Colloque : L’archéologie en France et à l’étranger : acteurs et enjeux

Colloque : L’archéologie en France et à l’étranger : acteurs et enjeux

        Le ministère de la Culture et de la Communication et le ministère des Affaires étrangères organisent à l’Institut national du patrimoine,...

Three full-time postdoctoral scholars to work on the interdisciplinary project Modern Moves: Kinetic Transnationalism and Afro-Diasporic Rhythm Cultures – King’s College

Three full-time postdoctoral scholars to work on the interdisciplinary project Modern Moves: Kinetic Transnationalism and Afro-Diasporic Rhythm Cultures – King’s College

    Summary   Applications are invited for three full-time postdoctoral scholars to work on the interdisciplinary project Modern Moves: Kinetic Transnationalism and Afro-Diasporic Rhythm...

Lesedi #16 – September 2013

Lesedi #16 – September 2013

    In this issue, Agathe Maupin and Carolina Milhorance de Castro propose a special focus on the BRICS. Updates on research and publications from...

The 40th annual meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society – June 25th-28th 2014, Siem Reap, Cambodia – CALL FOR PAPERS

The 40th annual meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society – June 25th-28th 2014, Siem Reap, Cambodia – CALL FOR PAPERS

  The 40th annual meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society (FCHS) will take place between the 25thand the 28th of June 2014, in Siem Reap,...

Conference: Castes on the African continent by Dr. Tal Tamari – September 10

Conference: Castes on the African continent by Dr. Tal Tamari – September 10

Castes on the African continent by Dr. Tal Tamari Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 10h00-11h00 HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT...

FISH: A Turkish network in Africa: the Gülen movement – September 11

FISH: A Turkish network in Africa: the Gülen movement – September 11

The French Institute is pleased to welcome you to our next Seminar: A Turkish network in Africa: the Gülen movement Gabrielle Angey-Sentuc, PhD Candidate, EHESS /French...

The Arts and Crafts of Literacy – Manuscript Cultures in Muslim Sub-Saharan Africa  – 5-6 September

The Arts and Crafts of Literacy – Manuscript Cultures in Muslim Sub-Saharan Africa – 5-6 September

University of Cape Town 5-6 September 2013 An International Conference convened by: Dr Dmitry BONDAREV (Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, University of Hamburg)...

Fernand Braudel – IFER Fellowships

Fernand Braudel – IFER Fellowships

            Call for applications is open Access the online platform (2 September-2 October 2013 noon GMT): calls.msh-paris.fr/chercheurs Presentation : The Fondation Maison des...

Body Knowledge: Medicine and the Humanities in Conversation – 2-4 September

Body Knowledge: Medicine and the Humanities in Conversation – 2-4 September

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Conference to be held on 2-4 September 2013   Between 2 and 4 September 2013, WiSER will convene three days...

International Conference: “Urban dynamics and health: concepts, methods and applications” – September 11th-13th

International Conference: “Urban dynamics and health: concepts, methods and applications” – September 11th-13th

International Conference “Urban dynamics and health: concepts, methods and applications”. September 11th-13th, 2013, University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense Urban Health is a crucial...

Seminar: The Township Musical World in a Transnational Perspective:  Sophiatown (1930-1960) – August 28

Seminar: The Township Musical World in a Transnational Perspective: Sophiatown (1930-1960) – August 28

The Township Musical World in a Transnational Perspective:  Sophiatown (1930-1960) A seminar presented by Charlotte Grabli (PhD Candidate, “Histoire et civilisations”, EHESS) Wednesday 28 August, 11:00...

Adaptatio project: Integration of adaptation to climate change within the design process of urban planning projects – August 26

Adaptatio project: Integration of adaptation to climate change within the design process of urban planning projects – August 26

A seminar presented by Dr. Hypatia Nassopoulos (Paris School of Engineers – EIVP) Monday 26th of August, 14:00        62 Juta Street, 1st...

Seminar: Re-discovering the de Gironcourt collection of West African Arabic manuscirpts – 14th of August

Seminar: Re-discovering the de Gironcourt collection of West African Arabic manuscirpts – 14th of August

Re-discovering the de Gironcourt collection of West African Arabic manuscirpts   Mauro Nobili (University of Cape Town)   Wednesday 14th of August, 14:00 62 Juta...

A. Dick and I. Hofmeyr at the M&G literary festival

A. Dick and I. Hofmeyr at the M&G literary festival

The Mail & Guardian in association with The Market Theatre and SAFM presents Nadine Gordimer, Adam Habib, NoViolet Bulawayo, Ronnie Kasrils, Isabel Hofmeyr, Shaun de Waal, Craig...

Conference: Empire’s Companies in Southern Africa: How the Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie got its Land – August 6 – 3pm

Conference: Empire’s Companies in Southern Africa: How the Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie got its Land – August 6 – 3pm

University of Johannesburg / French institute of South Africa Seminar Series  August 6 – 3pm – History department seminar room (UJ) Edward Cavanagh: Empire’s Companies in Southern...

Appel à candidatures | Bourses Fernand Braudel

Appel à candidatures | Bourses Fernand Braudel

  La Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme offre des bourses de recherche postdoctorale en sciences humaines et sociales d’une durée de 9 mois dans le cadre...

The African Urban and Youth Language Conference – 5-6 July 2013

The African Urban and Youth Language Conference – 5-6 July 2013

  There has been a recent increase in interest in youth and urban language phenomena around the world. Youth and urban languages are seen to...

Biennial Meeting of the Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists (ASAPA) – July 3-7

Biennial Meeting of the Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists (ASAPA) – July 3-7

Biennial Meeting of the Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists (ASAPA)  “Thirty Years On: Reflections and Retrospections on Southern African Archaeology Since 1983” July 3-7,...

Projet Manuscrits de Tombouctou – Deux séminaires de Shamil Jeppie et Mauro Nobili à Paris

Projet Manuscrits de Tombouctou – Deux séminaires de Shamil Jeppie et Mauro Nobili à Paris

Dans le cadre des saisons croisées France-Afrique du Sud, Shamil Jeppie et Mauro Nobili, chercheurs en poste à l’université de Cape Town et membre de...

ECAS 2013: 5th European Conference on African Studies – African dynamics in a multipolar world – June 27-29 Lisbon

ECAS 2013: 5th European Conference on African Studies – African dynamics in a multipolar world – June 27-29 Lisbon

  The fifth European Conference on African Studies (ECAS 2013) will take place at the ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, Portugal, from 27 to 29 June 2013. It...

Launch of Isabel Hofmeyr’s new book: Gandhi’s Printing Press Experiments in Slow Reading

Launch of Isabel Hofmeyr’s new book: Gandhi’s Printing Press Experiments in Slow Reading

Tuesday, 28 May, 2013 – 18:00 Presented by: Sarah Nuttall WiSER and the Centre for Indian Studies in Africa (CISA) invite you to the Launch...

Conference: « Mapungubwe Reconsidered: Exploring beyond the Rise and Decline of the Mapungubwe State » – May 25

Conference: « Mapungubwe Reconsidered: Exploring beyond the Rise and Decline of the Mapungubwe State » – May 25

The Mapungubwe Institute (MISTRA) is pleased to announce the completion of its two-year research project on the rise and decline of the Mapungubwe civilisation. MISTRA...

Symposium “Being Pan-African” – Press Release

Symposium “Being Pan-African” – Press Release

  About thirty leading intellectuals and a wide public including Rastafari people, from Africa and the African Diaspora, gathered in the Old Plenary Hall of the African Union...

African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS)  – Postdoctoral research position – July 2013 – July 2015

African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) – Postdoctoral research position – July 2013 – July 2015

Second call for applications Postdoctoral research position at the African Centre for Migration & Society, University of the Witwatersrand July 2013 – July 2015  ...

Regional Priority Program « Heritage, Resources, Governance » (HEREGO) – CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2013

Regional Priority Program « Heritage, Resources, Governance » (HEREGO) – CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2013

  Programme Prioritaire Régional « Patrimoines, Ressources, Gouvernance » (PAREGO) Regional Priority Program « Heritage, Resources, Governance » (HEREGO) CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2013 The Regional...

Publication : Adrien Delmas, Les Voyages de l’écrit. Culture écrite et expansion européenne à l’époque moderne : essais sur la Compagnie Hollandaise des Indes Orientales

Publication : Adrien Delmas, Les Voyages de l’écrit. Culture écrite et expansion européenne à l’époque moderne : essais sur la Compagnie Hollandaise des Indes Orientales

Plus à son aise, jusqu’à présent, dans le cadre national que dans le roulis marin de l’histoire globale, l’histoire du livre a négligé l’un des...

Journée d’étude ANR EsCA / CECMC “Élaboration et diffusion des savoirs. Regards croisés Afrique – Chine”, 28 février 2013

Journée d’étude ANR EsCA / CECMC “Élaboration et diffusion des savoirs. Regards croisés Afrique – Chine”, 28 février 2013

ÉLABORATION ET DIFFUSION DES SAVOIRS. Regards croisés Afrique – Chine 28 février 2013 Séminaire de l’ANR « Espaces de la culture chinoise en Afrique :...

Entretien avec Estienne Rodary*, coordinateur du programme UNPEC

Entretien avec Estienne Rodary*, coordinateur du programme UNPEC

Quelles sont les origines du programme UNPEC ? A l’origine, ce projet de recherche sur les liens entre aires protégées et mégalopoles a été formulé par...

French Institute Seminar in Linguistics – 13 février

French Institute Seminar in Linguistics – 13 février

French Institute Seminars in Humanities – FISH Mercredi 13 février, 14h00 62 Juta Street, 1st floor, Braamfontein, Johannesburg       Thabo Ditsele (D-Tech Candidate at Tshwane...