Veranstaltungen

25 Okt 2024 - 26 Okt 2024

Institute for Social Anthropology, University of Bern

Veranstalter:
Swiss Society for African Studies

Kongress / Tagung / Symposium

8th Swiss Researching Africa Days

Biennial conference of the Swiss Society for African Studies

The 8th edition of the Swiss Researching Africa Days will take place on 25−26 October 2024 at the Institute for Social Anthropology, University of Bern. The biennial Swiss Researching Africa Days are held alternating with the international thematic conferences of the Swiss Society for African Studies (SSAS). They are open to all disciplines representing African Studies. The objective of the meeting is to promote the exchange among the community of researchers working on Africa in Switzerland. Its goals are to

  • present current research projects of MA- and doctoral students, post-docs and senior scholars;

  • enhance the circulation of relevant information between these actors and the respective institutions;

  • offer a platform for synergies and collaboration;

  • enhance the visibility of African Studies in Switzerland, the universities and research institutions;

  • promote the institutionalisation of African Studies.

The conference marks the 50th anniversary of the Swiss Society for African Studies.

General theme

Sustainability and Transformation

Timeline
  • 31 July 2024 Deadline for submission of paper proposals
  • 9 September 2024 Publication of the detailed program and registration of participants
General assembly of the SSAS/SGAS/SSEA

The 50th general assembly of the society will be held in the framework of the Swiss Researching Africa Days on Friday evening 25 October 2024.

Organisation
  • For the Board of the SSAS: Didier Péclard, Tobias Haller, and Veit Arlt
  • For the Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Berne: Tobias Haller


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