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CrossArea Annual Conference

2021-11-18 to 2021-11-19
Hybrid Venue: Tagungszentrum Bayreuth, Festsaal, Kolpingstr.5 and via zoom


Donnerstag, 18.11.2021

ab 13:00 Eintreffen, kleiner Mittagssnack & Getränke
14:00-14:15 Eröffnung
14:15-14:30 Impuls introduction “Africa’s entanglement in the world”
14:30-15:30 Jana Hönke, Professor for Sociology of Africa, UBT Africa-China – How do emerging powers challenge traditional theory and practice of international relations: through taking infrastructure sites and practices as starting point (www.infraglob.eu, Rethinking Political Geographies from the Global South)
15:30-16:00 Kaffeepause
16:00-17:00 Jens Heibach, Postdoctoral research fellow, GIGA, DFG-Project (MENA) Middle East regional powers in Africa: preliminary notes on the causes and modes of their engagement
17:00-17:30 Pause
17:30-18:30 Mitgliederversammlung (intern)
Ab 19:00 Gemeinsames Abendessen

Freitag, 19.11.2021

9:00-10:00 Alexander Stroh-Steckelberg, Professor of Political Science: African Politics & Development Policy, UBT Subregional integration in Africa and the selection of regional judges
10:00-10:15 Pause 10:15-11:15 Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Chair of Epistemologies of the Global South with Emphasis on Africa, UBT The Cognitive Empire and Decolonial Turns in African Studies
11:15-11:30 Pause
11.30-12.30 NN Africa & Latin America / Open slot, announcements, points raised by members
12:30-13.30 Mittagsimbiss, Abreise

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