Uppsala Papers in Africa Studies 6: "Femmes de devant!": Combat du leadership féminin au Burkina Faso. More info, click on the image

 

The 11th International Conference on Mande Studies is co-organized by the Mande Studies Association and the Forum for Africa Studies, Uppsala University, will take place 16-20 June 2021. More info click on the image

 

A Study on Security from below in Burkina Faso is now available (in French). Access, click on the image

 

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?

Please consult our Annual Reports 2012-2015, 2016 , 2017, 2018 and 2019.

 

Mapping Uppsala University's Engagament in Africa

Round-table VARFÖR TILLÅTS RASISTISKA ORGANISATIONER? Del 1

Round-table VARFÖR TILLÅTS RASISTISKA ORGANISATIONER? Del 2

 
 
 

 

Friday Seminar in Africa Studies with Anders Themnér. April 23 at 10.15 - 11.30. Click on the image for more information.

 

On 28 January 2021, a Webinar was co-hosted by the Forum for Africa Studies and the Mande Studies Association featuring eminent speakers from West Africa, Europe and North America. The webinar is now available for streaming. Click on the image to engage!

 

On Friday the 12th of February, we had an extremely important and informative seminar on skin-lightening with Amna Elyas and Salma Eltahir. Click on the image.

 

Friday seminar with Yahya Barry on Black African Muslim European identity. Click on the image.

 

The Forum for Africa Studies is one of the founders of LACET - a Francophone Research lab for Engaged Anthropology. More info, click on the image

How can I a get an overview and update of Forum's many activities?

Click on Events to be updated on our seminars, workshops and conferences.

 

 

Look at the film made by Swedish Research Council on Sten Hagberg's research in Burkina Faso. Click on the image. To get English translation click on "Open Transcript" in the down right corner of Youtube.

 

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