New PhD DIssertation on Theological Education in Tanzania

On Friday 7 December at 10.15 am, Johannes Zeilier defends his PhD dissertation on perspectives on theological education in the Lutheran Church in Tanzania (Dept. of Theology, Mission Studies).

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Friday Seminar on 23/11 at 10.15 on Kenyan comedy. More info click on the image.

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

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

Author talk: Sten Hagberg on 'Nothing will be as before'. More info click on the image

 

Dr Fatoumata Ouattara gives a lecture on suspicion against Misotropol in Burkina Faso, on Tuesday 18/9, 13.00. 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 Forum really do?

You can find our Annual Reports for 2016 and 2017.

 

Mapping Uppsala University's Engagament in Africa

Round-table VARFÖR TILLÅTS RASISTISKA ORGANISATIONER? Del 1

Round-table VARFÖR TILLÅTS RASISTISKA ORGANISATIONER? Del 2

 
 
 

 

THE FILM FROM THE ROUND-TABLE IS NOW AVAILABLE. CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO LISTEN TO THIS IMPORTANT CONVERSATION.

 

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

 

Roundtable (in Swedish) on why racist organizations are allowed in Sweden. Friday 12/11 2018, 18.15-20.00. More info, click on the image

 

 

Friday Seminar (in French) with Romaine Konseiga: "L'après barrage de Ziga au Burkina Faso", Friday 19/10, 10.15-11.30. More info, click on the image

 

 

 

Sverige i världen - Forum's Sten Hagberg participated in a roundtable at Almedalen on Democracy in crisis.

Forum's board member recieves an award

Forum's Board Member, Professor Birgitta Essén (IMCH) has received an award from the Royal Society of Arts and Social Sciences in Uppsala.  

 

Nordic Network Meeting in Global and Migration Related Reproductive Health 4 May

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Friday Seminar on Wednesday 9/5, 14-16 - click on the image

Forum's many activities - always updated!

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

 

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!

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

 

Prof Robert Bernasconi's Keynote Lecture, Thursday 19 April, 16.00-18.00, Humanistiska Teatern

 

UU@BKO: Vers une sécurité par le bas? Book Presentation in Bamako on Friday 6 April 2019

 

Gill Hart lectures on the resurrection of the Land Question in South Africa, 26/4, 14-16. More info, click on the image.

 

Filip de Boeck Public Talk, 3 May 13.15-15.00, University Main Building

 

Film Screening SINKING SANDS on 13/9 at 16.30-19.00, Slottsbiografen. More info, click on the image

 

Welcome to the screening of the film "Island of Happiness" in presence of its Director, Monday 17/9, 16.15-18.15, Humanistiska teatern. More info click on the image.

 

Friday Seminar in Africa Studies 14 Sept 10.15-11.30. More info click on the image.

 

Film screening KOGLWEOGO LAND, Mon 24/9 at 16.15-19.00, Humanistiska teatern. More info click on the image.