Forum's many activities - always updated!

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The edited volume on Municipal Democracy is now published. More info click on the image.

 

The study on Burkina Faso's social and political transformations is now available in English. More info, click on the image

Report on African Street Literature trip to Nairobi 25th September – 7th October 2018

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A Study on Security from Below in Mali is published as the first issue of Uppsala Papers in Africa Studies. More info, click on the image.

 

A study on Burkina Faso's social and political transformations is now published as the second issue of Uppsala Papers in Africa Studies. More info, click on the image.

 

Welcome to Forum for Africa Studies

Forum for Africa Studies is an inter-disciplinary centre at Uppsala University. It is an 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 the Forum for Africa Studies really do?

You can find our Annual Reports for 2012-2015, 2016 , 2017 and 2018

 

Mapping Uppsala University's Engagament in Africa

Round-table VARFÖR TILLÅTS RASISTISKA ORGANISATIONER? Del 1

Round-table VARFÖR TILLÅTS RASISTISKA ORGANISATIONER? Del 2

 
 
 

 

Join the Friday Seminar with Véronique Simon. More info, click on the image.

 

Film Screening and Panel Discussion on 14 May 16-19. More info, click on the image.

 

SECURITY FROM BELOW. A workshop on preliminary findings was hosted in Ouagadougou on 12 Dec 2018

 

From 8th to 11th of December 2018, 17 scholars with a research background from African cities all over the continent met in the city of Lusaka to present and discuss different approaches and new ways of thinking about suspicion as a social phenomenon of fundamental consequence for the human experience. The workshop was organised by CMES, Lund University, and the Forum for Africa Studies, Uppsala University, as part of the FORMAS funded research project “Suspicious Materialities: Nigerian and Egyptian Cityscapes”. For more details see Events.

 

More than 400 attended the round-table on why racist organizations are allowed in Sweden? Participants from the left: Maria Ripenberg, Ingrid Helmius, Heléne Lööw, Mohamad Hassan, Maureen Hoppers, Sten Hagberg, Evin Ismail och Peter Nobel. Do you want follow the round-table (in Swedish), click on the image