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Colloquium / Seminar / Symposium

How is Africa situated in health and social science research and teaching?

This is a reminder and elaboration about the colloquium “Centring Africa in Health and Social Sciences Research and Teaching”.  The main question for the colloquium is, “how is Africa situated in health and social science research and teaching?” The colloquium is staged in the light of, as an example, South African student demands for the … Continue reading

Colloquium / Health / Research / Teaching

Centring Africa in Health and Social Sciences Research and Teaching: Colloquium

How is Africa situated in health and social science research and teaching? In light of student demands for the decolonisation of knowledge as well as the positive sentiment about colonialism from the premier of the Western Cape, the aim of this colloquium is to bring together researchers, teachers, practitioners, and students to dialogue on challenges … Continue reading

Call for Papers

African Psychologies for the World: Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Psychology in Society journal

The journal PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIETY (PINS) calls for articles for a Special Issue on “African Psychologies for the World.” The introductory paragraph of the call reads thus: “Contestations around what is African psychology and how psychologists might better theoretically situate themselves in African realities are not new. In his contribution to the debate, Dawes (1998) contended … Continue reading

Conference / Talks

To Go Along With Community Psychology or Build African Psychology: That is the Question

How is Africa defined, studied, and experienced within Community Psychologies and how are local communities mapped, theorised and engaged in African Psychologies? Are Community Psychologies as understood and advanced in South Africa – where the idea of trans-racial, nonpoor, or white community remains under question, given that community is conflated with ethnicity, race and class … Continue reading

Conference

7th European Confernce on African Studies (ECAS), Basel, 29 June – 1 July 2017

The 7th European Conference on African Studies will take place in Basel, Switzerland, from 29 June to 1 July 2017. ECAS 2017 is organised Centre for African Studies Basel and the Swiss Society for African Studies. The theme is Urban Africa – Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban. The theme of … Continue reading