CrossArea-Tagung in Bayreuth 18-19.11.2021 und CrossArea Mitgliederversammlung am 18.11.2021

Africa’s Entanglement in the world

Hybrid Venue: Tagungszentrum Bayreuth, Festsaal, Kolpingstr.5 and via zoom (find the link below)

Thursday, 18.11.2021

14:00-14:15 Words of welcome by the Spokesperson of CrossArea Doris Löhr and the Spokesperson of „Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence“ Rüdiger Seesemann, Chair of Islamic Studies with Focus on Africa
14:15-15:15 Chair Hannes Warnecke-Berger, University of Kassel
Jana Hönke, Professor for Sociology of Africa, University of Bayreuth Africa-China – How do emerging powers challenge traditional theory and practice of international relations?
15:15-15:45 Break
15:45-16:00 Impulse lecture Matthias Middell, Professor of cultural history and Director of the Global and European Studies Institute, Leipzig Africa’s entanglement in the world
16:00-17:00 Alexander Stroh-Steckelberg, Professor of Political Science: African Politics & Development Policy, University of Bayreuth Subregional integration in Africa and the selection of regional judges
17:00-17:30 Break
17:30-18:30 General meeting (internal)

Friday, 19.11.2021

9:00-10:00 Chair André Bank, GIGA Hamburg
Jens Heibach, Postdoctoral research fellow, GIGA Hamburg Middle East regional powers in Africa: preliminary notes on the causes and modes of their engagement
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:15 Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Chair of Epistemologies of the Global South with Emphasis on Africa, University of Bayreuth The Cognitive Empire and Decolonial Turns in African Studies
11:15-11:30 Break
11:30-12:30 Interactive slot: Announcements, Book presentations, Initiatives within CrossArea, way forward
12:30-13:30 End of the annual conference


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