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International VAD Conference: Africa Challenges

Registration will be open from 15 April to 1 June 2021!

07.06.2021 – 11.06.2021

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Africa challenges is a conference of the African Studies Association in Germany (VAD e.V.) which takes place as a virtual conference from 7 to 11 June 2021 at Goethe University Frankfurt, Campus Westend. The conference is organized by the Centre for Interdisciplinary African Studies (ZIAF) at Goethe-University.


34 panels and 6 round tables covering a wide range of topics and disciplines (development studies, ecology, economy, education sciences, history, law, literature, social anthropology, political sciences, religious studies, sociology)

  • Special focus on the critical reflection of African studies in Germany
  • Half-day workshop on Research Data Management (in German only)
  • Live streaming of Keynotes and Young Fellows' Prize Award
  • Film screenings
  • Informal meeting rooms

No conference fees – it's absolutely free !

Registration will be open from 15 April to 1 June 2021 on:

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