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Statement of VAD on Black Lives Matter

We stand in solidarity with our African colleagues, students, alumni, and all those fighting racial injustice and inequality in Germany and across the world. As researchers in African Studies, we are aware of African Studies‘ entaglement with the history of colonialism. As VAD and as individuals, we regularly work with African colleagues and engage in…
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Survey on research data!

Funding institutions increasingly require scientists to make their research data accessible and reusable in research data repositories. However, the management of research data in African studies is just in its beginnings, and in part accompanied by uncertainties about how it should be implemented. Not least, in African studies, research data are particularly sensitive with regard…
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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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