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What do we mean by “Reconfiguring African Studies”? - Panel Discussion with scholars of the African Cluster Centres

28.10.2019, 16.00 - 18.00
IWALEWAHAUS - Bayreuth

What do we mean by “Reconfiguring African Studies”?
Panel Discussion with scholars of the African Cluster Centres

Monday, 28 October 2019, 4 – 6 p.m.
Foyer Iwalewahaus, Wölfelstraße 2, Bayreuth

Panelists:


Enocent Msindo (Rhodes University, Makhanda/Grahamstown)
The Evolution of African Studies and its Configurations: Histories, Challenges and Opportunities

Muyiwa Falaiye (University of Lagos)
Comment on Enocent Msindo's presentation

Anne Nangulu (Moi University, Eldoret / Bomet University College, Bomet)
Cooperation in Internationalization of University/Higher Education under the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence

Yacouba Banhoro (Université Joseph Ki-Zerbo, Ouagadougou)
Comment on Anne Nangulu's presentation

Chair: Clarissa Vierke (University of Bayreuth)

Summary

This Round Table event brings together representatives of the African Cluster Centres and Bayreuth-based scholars into a first exchange of ideas on this fundamental objective of the Cluster of Excellence. What do we mean by Reconfiguring African Studies? Which expected outcome would advance scholarship in the fields in which we are involved? How do we train and research on African Studies through cooperation and internationalization of university and higher education? Expectations may vary significantly, as seen through the lenses of the different disciplines represented in the Cluster, as they probably diverge according to the partner institutions participating in it. These multiple ideas and perspectives are intended to be addressed and discussed among the participants of the panel and the attendants are invited to engage in an open and fruitful debate.

Find more information here: www.africamultiple.uni-bayreuth.de/en

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