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Date/Place Title of event
2020-11-19 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
'South Africa’s Literary History – Living Footprints' by Prof. Dr. Dianne Shober (Biola University)
2020-11-18 11:00,
Online via Zoom
"The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights: An Electoral Court" by Dr. Ousseni Illy
2020-11-17 16:15 to 17:45,
'Learning From Ebola'
2020-11-12 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
'Silencing the Abuser: Marriage and Death in African Women's Writing' by Prof. Dr. Dianne Shober (Biola University)
2020-11-12 12:00,
Online via Zoom
Debating Local Moralities: The Case of Land Inheritance in Buganda
2020-11-05 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
'Intersectionality: an Introduction' by Dr. des. Xin Li (Bayreuth University)
2020-12-05 15:00 to 18:00,
Online via Zoom
'Opening Artist Lecture about their Modes & Modalities: “Spread out the Cloth: Exploring Yoruba Fashion and Textile Modernity”'
2020-11-02 to 11-29,
Online via Zoom
LAGOS: Ownership and Identities (Intellectual debates and one month photography exhibition)
2020-10-28 17:00,
Online via Zoom
Lecture by Prof. Souleymane Bachir Diagne: Africa, African Studies & Covid 19
2020-10-28 15:00,
Online via Zoom
Lecture by Akosua Adomako Ampofo: Feminist Researchers Exploring Young African Men Living and Performing Blackness in the Diaspora
Online via Zoom
Colloque sur la COVID 19
2020-10-14 18:30,
Online via Zoom
Everyone's human rights: "Courts and gender-based justice: Perspectives from the bench" by Justice Lydia Mugamba-Ssali
2020-10-14 13:30 to 14:15,
RW - H24
"Infrastructures of Migrant Mobilities in West Africa" by Dr. Michael Stasik
2020-10-14 12:00,
Online via Zoom
'ICT Aided Mobility and Migration in West Africa: Imperative for Integration' by by Dr. Franca Attoh
2020-10-14 11:00 to 11:45,
RW - H24
"African Knowledges and the History Publication since the 1970s" by Dr. Cassandra Mark-Thiesen
2020-10-14 8:30 to 9:15,
RW - H24
"Landscaping Practices and their Narratives: Meaning Making in the Public Space" by Dr. Andrea Hollington
2020-10-13 15:30 to 16:15,
RW - H24
"Post-truth Politics in Africa: Conspiracy Theories and Conflict" by Dr. Joschka Philipps
2020-10-13 13:00 to 13:45,
RW - H24
"Sexualities, Political Orders and Revolutions in Africa: Into the Heart of Tunisia, Ethiopia & Sudan" by Dr. Serawit Debele
2020-10-13 10:30 to 11:15,
RW - H24
"Sovereign Clicks: African Trans Refugees, Migrating Mediascapes, and Digital Diasporic Voices" by Dr. B Camminga
2020-10-12 9:00 to 15:00,
Online via Zoom
Climate Justice in the Global South
2020-10-10 13:00,
Mapping Africa's Global Engagement by Reconfiguring African Studies
2020-10-07 18:30,
Online via Zoom
Everyone's human rights: "Using the law as a tool to enhance social justice: locating Namibia's value system using" by Hon. Yvonne Dausab
2020-09-09 18:30,
Online via Zoom
Everyone's human rights: "On violence, human rights and security in the postcolonial state" by Dr. Melina Kalfelis
2020-09-02 18:30,
Online via Zoom
Everyone's human rights: "The principle of human dignity in constitutional adjudication in Malawian courts" by Justice Prof. Redson Kapindu
2020-08-13 14:30,
Online via Zoom
Everyone's human rights: "Improving access to child friendly justice system in Africa" by Dr. Joan Nyanyuki
2020-08-06 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “Chimamanda Adichie & Leila Aboulela” by Shirin Assa and "Islam 'n Afro-diasporic Literature" by Dr. Maroua El Naggare
2020-07-30 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “African Diasproric Literatures” by Prof. Peter Simatei
2020-07-23 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “Afrofuturism & Sci Fi” by Prof. Alena Rettova
2020-07-23 12:00,
Doing property: Histories of the Kanga and "Postcolonial Property"
2020-07-16 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “Environmentalism & Hum*animal divide” by Dr. Weeraya Donsomsakulkij
2020-07-09 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “Yvonne Vera” by Tomupeishe Maphosa
03. & 04.07.2020 12:30 to 21:30,
Online via Youtube
Two-day event: Digital Literature Festival
2020-07-02 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “Gender and Feminism” by Prof. Susan Arndt
2020-07-01 18:00 to 20:00,
Online Workshop - African Stories with El-Shaddai Deva
2020-06-25 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “Wole Soyinka and Femi Osofisan” by Dr. Ifeoluwa Aboluwade
2020-06-18 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “Drama and Theatre in Africa” by Dr. Christine Matzke
2020-06-09 14:00 to 16:00,
Online via Zoom
‘(Un)like Shakespeare’: Africanizing Romeo and Juliet
2020-06-04 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “Alternative Literary Histories: Travelling Islamic Poetry in Africa” by Prof. Clarissa Vierke
2020-05-28 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “ From 'Négritude' to 'Coral Identities' ” by Prof. Ute Fendler
2020-05-27 18:30,
Congresso da UFBA
COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Political, Economic, and Socio-cultural Implications
2020-05-19 16:00 to 18:00,
Linguistisches Kolloquium: Investigating the Nexus between Animals and Basotho's Identities in Epitaphs as Death Discourse
2020-05-14 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “African Poetry” by Dr. Shaban Mayanya
2020-05-07 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “African Novel and National Self-Consciousness 1970s/80s” by Dr. Oliver Nyambi)
2020-04-30 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “African Novel and National Self-Consciousness 1950s/60s” by Dr. Gilbert Ndi Shang
24.04.2020 - 25.04.2020,
RW I - S 58, University of Bayreuth
+++ CANCELLED +++ Negotiating Conflict in Africa
2020-04-23 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
African Literature: Histories, Pillars and Visions: “Introduction” by Prof. Dr. Susan Arndt
31.03 - 01.04.2020 9:00 A.M. to 6 P.M.,
Makerere University: Food Science Conference Hall, Kampala, Uganda
+++ CANCELLED +++ Understanding Africa’s Mobility Struggles
16.03.2020, 18.00,
+++ CANCELLED +++ Lesung - Nepomuk Riva - Academia under Attack - Wissenschaft unter Beschuss
04.03. - 08.03.2020,
Campus, S123 GWI
Inaugural Workshop of the Research Project Colonial Letters and the Contact of Knowledges
04.03.2020, 18.00 - 19.30,
Das Kunststoff zeitalter: Unsachliche Berichterstattungen zum Th ema Mikroplastik verunsichern Verbraucher. Was Forscher wirklich (nicht) wissen und zukunft sweisende Lösungsansätze.
Iwalewahaus, Bayreuth
Art meets Science: „From Plastic to Microplastic” - Science Rally and Exhibition
27.02. - 04.03.2020,
Maputo, Mozambique
African Film Week, Maputo, Mozambique
27.02.2020, 18.00,
Art meets Science: „From Plastic to Microplastic”
20.02.2020, 17.00,
Rehearsed Reading of Femi Osofisan's Wesoo Hamlet by the award-winning South-African Theatre Duo Billy Langa and Mahlatsi Mokgonyana
19.02.2020 - 20.02.2020,
Campus, S121 GWI
Workshop  - “Shakespeare and Africa: Literary Entanglements across Space and Time”
13.02.2020, 9.30 - 10.30,
Campus, NWIII HS 36
Public Lecture by Charles Ratsifaritana - Development of Radio Astronomy in Madagascar
11.02.2020 - 13.02.2020,
fimt, Thurnau/Iwalewahaus, Bayreuth
Workshop "On Worlds and Artworks"
12.02.2020, 9.30 - 10.30,
Campus NWII HS 20
Public Lecture by James Chibueze: “Networks, Power, and the Africa Very Long Baseline Interferometry Network”
2021-02-11 18:00 to 20:00,
Online via Zoom
'Centre et Périphérie: Intersectionality and Francophone African Literature' by Dr. Carolin Herzog (Bayreuth University)
11.02.2020, 9.30 - 10.30,
Campus NWIII HS 36
Public Lecture by Davide Chinigò: “Becoming with the Square Kilometre Array”
11.02.2020 7.30 p.m.,
Schloss Thurnau, Ahnensaal, Thurnau
Concert Corina Kwami "Tapping in and out of worlds through jazz: a story of music and dance"
10.02.2020 - 16.00 - 18.00,
CANCELLED +++ Keynote - Erhard Schüttpelz - "The World in a Nutshell: The Deep History of Media Within and Out of Africa" +++ CANCELLED 
06.02.2020 - 08.02.2020,
University of Bayreuth
Intersectionality Symposium: Theory, Approach, Activism
30.01. - 01.02.2020, 17.00,
Iwalewahaus, Auditorium
International Conference - "Frontiers in African Digital Research"
30.01.2020, 14.00 - 16.00,
Campus RWI S58
Public Lecture by Joe Spencer-Bennett: "Moral talk: debates about its forms, functions and value in political life"
29.01.2020, 18.00,
Campus, H8 (Geo)
Antrittsvorlesung von Professor Dr. Stefan Ouma - From the Plantation to the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Other Economic Geographies
28.01.2020, 14.00 - 16.00,
Campus RWII S47
Public Lecture by Valentin Feussi: "De Manessy à Humboldt: enjeux épistémologiques d'une approche expérientielle des 'français' en Afrique francophone"
24.01.2020, 11.00 - 12.30,
Iwalewahaus Auditorium
The Cluster’s Gender and Diversity Office presents the Intersectionality and Critical Diversity Literacy (ICDL) Lecture / Workshop Series
16.01.2020 16-18 p.m.,
Campus, NW 1, H 15
New Year Lecture: Figuring out How to Reconfigure African Studies
15.01.2020 5 p.m.,
Reichshof Kulturbühne, Maxstraße 28, Bayreuth
afriKaleidoskop - die lange Filmnacht: One Evening, three movies
16.12.2019, 10.00,
Room S135 (NWIII) Campus
Public Lecture: ​Time in Shakespeare, Shakespeare in Time
13.12.2019, 13.00 - 18.00,
Iwalewahaus Auditorium
An Afternoon with ADEFRA
06.12. - 08.12.2019,
Tagungshaus Weingarten
Muslime und Christen - die besseren Entwickler Afrikas?
27.11. - 29.11.2019, 09.00 - 17.00,
Centre for African Studies Gallery, UCT Upper Campus, Cape Town
African Studies and land questions in Africa
25.11.2019 10 a.m.,
Uni Bayreuth, Campus, NWIII, Room S135
Public Lecture on “The Future Lives of Texts: Understanding Literary Transmission Processes”
21.11.2019 - 20.00,
Afrikanische Filmtage 2019
19.11.2019, 18.00,
Campus, H 27 (GW II)
Master of Arts: Global History - Official opening event - Richard Drayton “Global History and its German Futures”
04.11.2019, 10.00 - 12.00,
NWIII S134, Campus
Dr James Merron joins the class "Reading the African Sky"
October 30-31, 2019,
University of Bayreuth
International Conference - “Africa Multiple: Conversations and Building Networks”
29.10.2019, 17.30,
BIGSAS Journalist Award
28.10.2019, 16.00 - 18.00,
What do we mean by “Reconfiguring African Studies”? - Panel Discussion with scholars of the African Cluster Centres
21.10.2019, 11.00 c.t.,
RW I, 2.101, Campus
Einladung der Research Section Affiliations und des Projekts Social Responsibility zu einer Roundtable-Diskussion (in englischer Sprache)
14.10.2019, 17.00 - 19.00,
S 121 GW I Campus
Lecture - Mukhtar Bunza - Indigenization and customization of Islamic Education: Towards Understanding the Roots of Islamization and Islamism in Central Bilad al-Sudan
10.10.2019 - 11.10.2019,
Religious utopias and practices of social transformation
19.09.2019, 13.00 - 16.00,
HRS 10, Seminarraum
Discussion meeting (workshop) open to all interested Cluster members „How to do Intersectionality?“
26.08.2019 - 06.09.2019,
Centre of Afro-Oriental Studies (CEAO), Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
XX Factory of Ideas - Advanced Doctoral School in Ethnic and African Studies
23.08.2019, 16.00 - 18.00,
S121 (GW I)
Discussion meeting - Dr. Sarah Marjie
15.08.2019 - 15.09.2019,
Kampala, Uganda
FAVT goes Uganda
07.08.2019, 11.00 c.t.,
S 57 (RW), Campus
Roundtable-Diskussion - Forschungsprojekt “Human Rights, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Interacting Markets in Africa”
22.07.2019, 18.30,
Public Lecture - Basil Ibrahim - Four Funerals, and a Wedding: Social Life in the Wake of Rural Impossibility
18.07.2019, 18.00 - 20.00,
S 61 (RW I) Campus
Guest Lecture - Temi Odumosu - Who is the Subject? On portraiture in the colonial archive
18.07.2019 - 21.07.2019, 16:00,
Workshop un_doing post_colonial knowledges: perspectives from academia_arts_activism
11.07.2019, 16.00-18.00,
S 91 (GW I), Campus
Knowledge Lab Guest Lecture Summer Term 2019 Oshita O. Oshita: Hegemonic philosophies and the Future of Conflict Resolution in Africa
05.07.2019 - 07.07.2019, 11.00,
IWALEWAHAUS, Altes Schloss Bayreuth
9th BIGSAS Festival of African and African-Diasporic Literatures:“Crises and Responsibilities. kNOWledges in Academia, Arts and Activism” - “Krisen und Verantwortung in GeWissenschaft und ImaginationsAktivismus”
04.07.2019, 14.00 - 16.00,
S 91 (GW I) Campus
Guest Lecture - Mpho Tshivhase - Competing Views of Uniqueness of Persons
02.07.2019, 20.00,
Sübkültur, Forum Phoinix, Kämmereigasse 9 1/2, Bayreuth
Community Academy - Queer Gardening in North America. Documentary and Discussion
26.06.2019, 19.00,
Public Lecture - Kupakwashe Mtata - Commodification of Culture and Contested Visions of the Future in Rural Matobo
25.06.2019, 9.00 - 17.00,
Workshop - Contestation Multiple. Power and its Critique in Postcolonial Africa
18.06.2019, 18.15 - 19.45,
Hörsaal H6 (GEO), Campus
Geographisches Kolloquium Sommersemester 2019 - Barend Erasmus, James Gambiza - Global change challenges for rural sustainability in a South African context
13.06.2019, 16.00 -18.00,
S 91 (GW I) Campus
Guest Lecture - Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga - The Mobile Workshop: The Tsetse Fly and African Knowledge Production
13.06.2019, 8.45 - 10.15,
University of Edinburgh, David Hume LG.10
ECAS Panel - Refugee camps in African history
12.06.2019, 10.45 - 12.15,
University of Edinburgh, David Hume, LG.06
ECAS Panel - Cultures of Solidarity, or towards a bright new future: transnational exchange in African liberation networks
12.06.2019, 8.45 - 10.15, 10.45 - 12.15,
University of Edinburgh, Chrystal McMillan, Seminar Room 4
ECAS Panel - Religion multiple: continuities, flows, and "religious diversity"
07.06.2019 - 11.06.2019 9.00 - 22.00,
Model African Union Conference Bayreuth 2019
06.06.2019, 12.00 - 14.00,
S 91 (GW I) Campus
Guest Lecture - Dries Velthuizen - The transdisciplinary approach to apply multiplicity, relationality and reflexivity to solve complex problems: The need for new peace and security models for Africa
PLURA - Vorstellung und Launch der Lern- und Ressourcenplattform
24.04.2019 - 26.04.2019,
Salvador de Bahia, Brazil
Workshop - Future Africa - Visions in Time

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