European conferences on African studies

ECAS conferences

AEGIS organises the biennial European Conference on African Studies (ECAS). 

ECAS 2017 website

The Centre for African Studies Basel and the Swiss Society for African Studies organise and host the 7th European Conference on African Studies ECAS 2017 with the theme Urban Africa - Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban.

Previous ECAS conferences archives (mirrors or backups) 

ECAS 2015 (Paris)
ECAS 2013 (Lisbon, list of all panels). ECAS Conference Proceedings.
ECAS 2011 (Uppsala)
ECAS 2009 (Leipzig)
ECAS 2007 (Leiden)
ECAS 2005 (London)


Gerti Hesseling Prize 

The Gerti Hesseling Prize is an award for the best journal article by an African scholar published in an AEGIS-affiliated academic Journal. The prize is presented at every ECAS meeting.