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Sustainability Science Forum 2021 - Accelerating Transformation
The Sustainability Research Initiative is creating a yearly event that brings together a community of professionals united by a keen interest – Sustainability Science. The first Sustainability Science Forum focuses on accelerating transformation towards sustainability. Together with research funders and other stakeholders, we will discuss priorities for capitalising on existing knowledge and for addressing key open questions.
Afrika-Europa: Reziproke Perspektiven
Die Vereinigung für Afrikastudien in Deutschland e.V. (VAD) organisiert alle zwei Jahre eine internationale und interdisziplinäre Konferenz. Die nächste VAD-Tagung mit dem Titel „Afrika-Europa: Reziproke Perspektiven“ findet in Freiburg im Breisgau statt. Sie wird organisiert durch das neu gegründete Africa Centre for Transregional Research (ACT) der Albert-Ludwig-Universität Freiburg.
Second European Students’ Conference in African Studies: African Present
The Second European Conference in African Studies (SESCAS) is a project developed by students from both the African Studies Master of the University of Basel as well as that of the University of Geneva. It builds on the initial 2007 experience, which attracted almost 100 participants coming from diverse European universities. SESCAS aims to increase the exchange among master students from the African Studies programs at a European level. It incites critical discussion and the creation of networks within Switzerland and Europe.
ECAS 2023 “African Futures”
“African Futures” aims to explore the Europe’s critical engagements with the past, present, and future of Africa’s global entanglements. The continent has been characterized as a laboratory of the future, as the last frontier of capitalism, with living realities based on concepts and practices of multiplicity, circulation, and flexibility. While the West appears to be self-provincializing, Africa is expanding. Africa is on the move – it always has been.