22.- 25.9

VAD 2020

Africa challenges is a conference of the African Studies Association in Germany (VAD e.V.) which takes place from 22 to 25 September 2020 at Goethe University Frankfurt, Campus Westend.
The conference is organized by the Centre for Interdisciplinary African Studies (ZIAF) at Goethe-University.

The Call for Papers will open from 02 January until 15 March 2020.

To submit a paper please register first , than proceed to the list of panels where you can submit your paper directly on this page. The convenors will be informed about your submission and will get in contact with you.


Decision on paper applications

We are actually in the reviewing process. You should get an email notification if your paper was accepted or not on 30 March latest. Due to the Corona crisis we will open registration not before 1 May...

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Invitation of speakers from Africa

We will apply for funding at the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinsschaft (DFG) after 15 February 2020 to invite the maximum possible number of 30 guests from Africa. Please note that not all costs can be cov...

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Call for Papers from 02/01/20 to 15/03/20

The Call for Papers will be open from 02/01 to 15/03/20 Please see the list of panels and round tables here. If you click on the link under each panel title you can read the full panel text and submit...

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