AEGIS is a research network of European studies centres which aims to create synergies between experts and institutions. With primary emphasis on Social Sciences and Humanities, AEGIS' main goal is to improve understanding about contemporary African societies.
The ELIAS (European Librarians in African Studies) meeting 2017 will be held in Basel (University Library) on Wednesday 28 June 2017 (the day before ECAS 7). The ELIAS network is an informal network for all librarians, archivists, documentalists or other information workers working with materials from and about Africa in institutions (libraries, archives, organisations, NGOs etc.) in Europe.
The Centre for African Studies Basel and the Swiss Society for African Studies welcome you to the 7th European Conference on African Studies ECAS 2017 with the theme: Urban Africa - Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban, which they organise on behalf of the Research Network of African Studies Centres in Europe (AEGIS-EU).
The scholarly community in response to our call published in June 2016 submitted 347 panel proposals out of which the Scientific Committee with the support of the Programme Committee selected 223. The call for papers is now open and scholars in African Studies are invited to propose papers to the panel(s) of their choice. Please refer to the call for papers page.
Call for Papers: 18 Nov 2016 to 19 January 2017
Confirmation of Papers: 2 March 2017
Early-bird registration opens: 2 March 2017
End of early-bird: 2 April 2017
Registration closes: 2 May 2017
Basel Summer School in African Studies
PhD students who submit a paper to ECAS are invited to apply for participation in the 3rd Basel Summer School in African Studies (21 to 28 June 2017), which integrates the participation in ECAS.
Please read the call document and apply online.
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