Ongoing Projects

Forum for Africa Studies is involved in specific research projects and programmes with universities and research institutes in Africa. These projects indicate a stronger commitment and focus area, generating research activities and collaborative studies in interesting ways.


The team working on security from below in Burkina Faso at the Memorial of Journalist Norbert Zongo just outside of Sapuy. From left to right. Ludovic Kibora, Yacouba Cissao, Siaka Gnessi, Mariatou Zongo, Amado Kaboré, Bintou Koné, Sten Hagberg, and Sidi Barry. More info, click on the image


The study on Malian women's political participation include 13 researchers working across the country. In 2023, a workshop preparing for fieldwork was hosted at which most could participate IRL, while the other attended online. From left to right: Fatoumata Diabaté, Yaouaga Félix Koné, Sten Hagberg, Fatoumata Fofana, Fatoumata Camara, Baba Coulibaly, N'gna Traoré, Almamay Sylla, and Amadou Diabaté. Missing on the photo are: Maichata Coulibaly, Bintou Koné, Lucie Bello, and Mariame Sidibé. More info, click on the image.



Forum's team: Jecinta Okumu, Oulia Makkonen, Kajsa Hallberg Adu, and Sten Hagberg


The participants of the 2023 Fieldwork Seminar on Decolonizing Research Methodologies in Tanzania.


International Workshop of Swedish and Malian Researchers in April 2023


The Launching Seminar of the Decolonizing Research Methodologies project took place in Sweden 26 Sept-11 Oct. 2022 More info, click on the image


Audience at the Malian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Prof. Amadou Keïta, in November 2022. More info, click on the image