Community, trade, and religion in coastal Yorubaland

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Community, trade, and religion in coastal Yorubaland Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria, 6-8 December 2016 A 3-day international conference on “Community, trade, and religion in southern Yorubaland” is to be held at Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo State, Nigeria, from 6-8 December 2016. The conference is organized by Dr Insa Nolte and Prof Olukoya […]

Call for Papers 2016 Cadbury Conference

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The Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham invites applications to contribute to the 2016 Cadbury Conference on ‘Bodies of Text: Learning to be Muslim in West Africa’. The programme is supported by the Cadbury Fund held at the Department of African Studies and Anthropology and the European Research Council (Starting […]

Report on ESRC workshop on Writing Research Proposals for Fellowships and Grants in Nigeria

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The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) awarded a grant to support the building of graduate networks with African Universities to the Department of African Studies and Anthropology (DASA) at the University of Birmingham. In Nigeria, the partner institution was the University of Ibadan (UI), which has however generously opened its event to early career […]

AFRICAN TRAVEL WRITING ENCOUNTERS

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CALL FOR PAPERS: AFRICAN TRAVEL WRITING ENCOUNTERS Department of African Studies and Anthropology, University of Birmingham Wednesday 9 March, 2016 This workshop invites scholars of travel writing by Africans, along with practitioners of travel writing, to come together to discuss the past, present and future of African-authored travel writing. For a long time study of […]

ESRC Workshop on Writing Research Proposals for Fellowships and Grants

Participants ESRC PhD Writing Workshop University of Ibadan

An ESRC Workshop on Writing Research Proposals for Fellowships and Grants will be held at Adeyemi Federal University of Education on 23-24 September. Led by UK- and Nigeria based academics, the workshop is aimed at postgraduate students and junior academic staff whose PhDs were obtained within the last five years in the Humanities and Social […]

Archives of the Ordinary at the ASAUK 2014 conference

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The UK-based team of the Knowing Each Other project all attended the African Studies Association UK (ASAUK) conference at the University of Sussex this year. ASAUK is the main conference for African Studies in the UK, and it was attended by academics from across the world. The conference is inter-disciplinary, but this year had a […]

Money Judgments – Twelfth Cadbury Fellowship Scheme and Workshop

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The Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham invites applications for the 2015 Cadbury Fellowship Scheme, which will focus on research on money. Three visiting fellows from Africa will be appointed to participate in a ten-week schedule of seminars, discussion groups, and other activities. One aim of the scheme is to […]

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