News from African Studies and Anthropology

Cadbury Conference 2017 call for papers

Description
Hosted by the Department of African Studies and Anthropology. This year's theme is 'Marriage in Africa'.
Date:
13/01/2017
Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

Description
New book edited by Maxim Bolt (DASA), Kate Meagher and Laura Mann.
Date:
12/12/2016
Melville J. Herskovits Book Award

Melville J. Herskovits Book Award

Description
DASA's Dr Maxim Bolt and Dr Benedetta Rossi received Honourable Mentions.
Date:
12/12/2016
BRIHC African Studies PhD Scholarship - apply now

BRIHC African Studies PhD Scholarship - apply now

Description
Applications now open for scholarships to commence in September 2017. Deadline to apply is 20 February 2017.
Date:
02/12/2016
Cadbury Fellowship 2017. Call for applications

Cadbury Fellowship 2017. Call for applications

Description
We are looking for early-career scholars from African institutions whose research would benefit from a residential fellowship of approximately six weeks at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/11/2016
Do Mobile Phones Set Citizens Free?

Do Mobile Phones Set Citizens Free?

Description
Mobile phones and social media can help create a better society. They can also be used to surveil, deceive, threaten, and incite violence. Dr Katrien Pype writes for Sapiens.
Date:
18/10/2016
Labour, Insecurity and Violence in South Africa

Labour, Insecurity and Violence in South Africa

Description
Journal of Southern African Studies special issue by Maxim Bolt and Dinah Rajak.
Date:
11/10/2016
The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland: Literacy, Politics and Nationalism, 1914–2014

The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland: Literacy, Politics and Nationalism, 1914–2014

Description
Book review of Dr Kate Skinners new book by The American Historical Review.
Date:
23/09/2016
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