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.


Lilian Thuram lectures (in French with Swedish translation) on 21/4 at 13.30, Uppsala Castle. More info, click on the image.

The Friendship Association for African Film

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

Forum's activities - always updated!

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


Rapport Forum för Afrikastudier 2012-2015 (Swedish only)

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


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



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.


Updated Friday research seminar Schedule, Spring semester 2017


New course in African Studies (in Swedish). More info, click on the image.


Anthropological Research on Sexual and Reproductive Health in Mozambique