Towards a decolonization of knowledges in West Africa: history, actors, and productions, June 2024, Bamako, Mali

Welcome to the 12th International Conference on Mande Studies at the Institut des Sciences Humaines, Bamako, Mali, 26-30 June 2024. The conference is jointly organized by the Mande Studies Association (MANSA), the Institut des Sciences Humaines in Mali, Uppsala University's Forum for Africa Studies, and the Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Comparative, Engagée et Transnationale (LACET). The conference theme is Towards a Decolonization of Knowledges in West Africa: Histiory, Actors, and Productions.

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Call for panels and papers in English and French

The call for papers and panels is now closed. Some 150 abstracts have been submitted. The evaluation of the abstracts will be carried out shortly. The acceptance/non-acceptance messages will be sent out by the end of February 2024.



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