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The Association for African Studies in Germany (VAD) holds its next conference in Bayreuth from 30 September - 2 October 2024, with the theme Reconfigurations in Africa - and in African Studies. The Call for Papers deadline is 31 January. See conference and panel details and other important information here: https://nomadit.co.uk/vad/vad2024/


The Faculty of History and the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA), in association with St Antony’s College, propose to appoint to an Associate Professorship in African History. Application deadline: noon (UK time), Monday 22 January 2024. 

Ghent University (Belgium) has a strong focus on Africa, with over 450 ongoing projects with African partners, in each of its eleven faculties. Mapping all of these projects, making this expertise available to academic and non-academic stakeholders in Africa and beyond, and facilitating university collaboration between Ghent University and institutions in Africa, are the main objectives of the Africa Platform of Ghent University. Ghent University’s Faculty of Arts & Philosophy also boasts six ERC projects with Africa at its core. Read more here.