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