Gerti Hesseling Prize

The prize is presented at every ECAS meeting. From 2020 onwards the Gerti Hesseling Prize (of € 1500) will be awarded by the organizing committee for the biannual AEGIS Summer School in Cagliari to the best African PhD candidate participating in that Summer School. 

Previous winners:

2015 - Manase Chiweshe:  ‘One of the boys. Female fans’ responses to the masculine and phallocentric nature of football stadiums in Zimbabwe’. In: Critical African Studies, 2014 - ( (subscr.))

2013 - Olufunke Adeboye: ‘ 'A church in a cinema hall?' Pentecostal appropriation of public space in Nigeria’. In:  Journal of Religion in Africa, 2012, vol. 42, no. 2, p. 145-171 - ( (subscr.))

2011 - Kojo Sebastian Amanor: ‘Family values, land sales and agricultural commodification in south-eastern Ghana’. In:  Africa. The Journal of the International African Institute 80(1), 2010, pp. 104–125 - ( (subscr.))


Journals in African Studies (AEGIS-affiliated):