Forum's many activities - always updated!

Visiting the "Events" page you can be updated on the seminars, workshops and conferences organised by the Forum.



A study on Burkina Faso's social and political transformations is now published as the second issue of Uppsala Papers in Africa Studies. Click on the image to access the book.


A Study on Security from Below in Mali is published as the first issue of Uppsala Papers in Africa Studies. Click on the image to get the book online.


Here is Lilian Thuram's lecture (in French with Swedish translation) at Uppsala Castle. Click on the image.

Article in Svenska dagbladet in connection to Uppsala Health Summit 9-11 Oct "Hur ska vi klara de nya epidemierna?"


Welcome to Forum for Africa Studies

Forum for Africa Studies is the initiative of the disciplinary domain of the humanities and social sciences at Uppsala University. The purpose is to support research on Africa in Uppsala University and to facilitate contacts and the exchange of research information between departments as well as outside of the university. Forum leads research projects, organizes lectures and round-tables, and hosts its seminar series Friday Seminar in Africa Studies.

Forum for Africa Studies is a centre hosted by the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology.



What does Forum really do?

You can find our Annual Report 2016 here


Mapping Uppsala University's Engagament in Africa



Forum Day 18/11 at Gustavianum. More info, click on the image


Autumn 2017 Friday Research Seminar Speaker's List


The screenings of the African Film Club the upcoming Fall on "Kavalkad Kouyaté", Thursdays at 16: 7/9, 21/9, 5/10, 19/19 and 14/12.

The Friendship Association for African Film

The Forum collaborates with the Friendship Association for African Film (learn more here).

Rapport Forum för Afrikastudier 2012-2015 (Swedish only)

Read about the Forum's history and activities during 2012-2015!