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Africa in Global Intellectual History – call for papers

Friedrich-Meinecke-Institute Freie Universität Berlin 24th to 25th November 2018  Presentations are invited from PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and tenured faculty. All paper proposals (max. 250 words) must be submitted to: by midnight (CET) on 31st August 2018. Please also include a CV with your institutional affiliation, position, name, and email address. Proposals will be…
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Workshop: data management in African Studies

This workshop is organized into three parts: 1. Infrastructure and Best Practice Examples, 2. Legal Perspectives, and 3. Perspectives from African Studies. The workshop is aimed at researchers and offers the opportunity to enter into a dialogue with legal experts and data archiving experts and will specifically address subject-specific questions.
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The project, Registry of Research Data Repositories, presents repositories in a web-based directory and provides an orientation over existing data collections.
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Are you transcribing historical documents? Try out Transkribus for Handwritten Text Recognition.
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Registration “African Connections” Conference Leipzig

Registration Open Now We are happy to inform you that the registration process for the VAD conference has started. There are reduced fees for "early birds" who buy tickets before 15/04/2018. Register here. Please also note the up-to-date conference programme and list of panels.    
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Open Library of Humanities

At the Open Library of Humanities, open access publications are funded through a model of library partnership subsidies (LPS). This allows OLH to collectively fund the venue and its array of journals. Libraries can thereby support information infrastructure instead of simply purchasing journals.
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Job announcement University of Leipzig

Post-doc position Qualifications in sociology of language, linguistic anthropology, postcolonial studies, science & technology studies Application deadline 1 May 2018 The University of Leipzig, Institute of African Studies, African Languages and Literatures advertises a post-doc position for someone with qualifications in sociology of language, linguistic anthropology, postcolonial studies, science & technology studies. A regional focus on…
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