Center for African Studies - Pilsen - Associate Member

Center for African Studies (CAS) 

University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic

CAS focuses on research in history, anthropology, archeology and international relations. Members have conducted research in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Morocco, Nigeria, amongst other countries. 

Jan Záhořík - AEGIS Plenary Representative

Center for African Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Faculty of Arts
University of West Bohemia
Sedláčkova 15, 30125 Plzeň
Czech Republic

News and events: 

CAS hosted the 4th CRG African History conference in June 2018. 

Research and publications: 

Members of CAS conduct research in African history, archeology, geography, and political science/international relations. Main research areas are East Africa, Horn of Africa, Anglophone West Africa (mainly the Gambia), Tunisia and from 2013 new research activities will be developed in South Africa. 

Teaching in African Studies: 

Members of CAS offer courses related to African history and culture within the Middle East Studies and Social/Cultural Anthropology programs. 



CAS members: Jan Záhořík, Monika Baumanová, Jan Pěchota.