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RELANGUAGING LANGUAGE FROM A SOUTH AFRICAN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL
by Lara-Stephanie Krause
Multilingual Matters has just published a book of a member of our institute: With Relanguaging Language, Lara-Stephanie Krause writes a detailed, conceptually innovative linguistic ethnography of South African English classrooms.
RecAf — New Video Podcast — Afrikanists Assemble
Have a look at the first episode of Afrikanists Assemble, a Video Podcast produced by the research project Recalibrating Afrikanistik; a forum that seeks dialogue and exchange. There will be new episodes of Afrikanists Assemble every month centring around changing topics related to the field of Afrikanistik and African Studies.
Summer semester 2022 — De/colonial Practices In and Across Academia
hosted by the Institute of Anthropology and the Institute of African Studie
- Find the abstract of the joint lecture series here.
- Find the programme of the joint lecture series here.
Every Monday 5—7pm (beginning on the 25th of April 2022)
Venue: Hörsaal 10 (Unless otherwise indicated)
23rd of May 2022, 5—7pm, Zoom Lecture
"Issues in Contemporary Politics of Knowledge and Decolonization of African Studies"
Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni — Universität Bayreuth
African Studies Research, 25 May 2022
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
we would like to invite you to the first African Studies Research Seminar of the summer semester on 25 May 2022 at 11h15. After almost two years of online seminars, we are once again able to hold our seminar in Room 2.216 at the Institute of African Studies. The online option will still be available for those of you cannot join us in person.
Our speakers are:
- Katharina Wilkens (Leipzig University) — The Formation of African Culture and Religion in African Socialism
- Ulf Engel (Leipzig University) — African non-military conflict intervention practices
Venue: Room 2.216 at Institute of Africa Studies and
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