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Call for Papers: Violence and Intimacy in Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa (15-16 June 2020, University of Basel)

The authors’ workshop will lead to the compilation of a special issue to be published in a peer-reviewed journal.

Violence and Intimacy in Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa: Global and Local Histories of the 19th and 20th Centuries

Scholars working on histories of violence in Africa are invited to participate at an author’s workshop on the subject of intimate relations and violence in different colonial contexts to be held in Basel in June, 2020. The workshop will lead to the compilation of a special issue on violence and intimacy in African history to be published in a peer-reviewed journal.

Please send your paper or proposal (three pages minimum) no later than 1 March 2020 to Brian Ngwenya (b.ngwenya@unibas.ch) and Kai Herzog (kai.herzog@unibas.ch). Selected contributors are asked to submit their full paper by 4 May 2020.

Conveners:

  • Brian Ngwenya
  • Kai Herzog
  • Julia Tischler