ASC Panels at ECAS 5

Many ASC researchers contributed to the programme of the fifth European Conference on African Studies (ECAS 5) that took place from 27 – 29 June. The conference was organized by the Centro de Estudos Africanos - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (Center of African Studies of the University Institute of Lisbon) on behalf of AEGIS, the Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies. Its general theme was ‘African Dynamics in a Multipolar World’.

Panels with (ex) ASC staff at ECAS 5, 26-28 June 2013, Lisbon:

Thursay 27 June (time TBD): Panel 178: Researchers' Question Time: Expert advice on research resources & journals in African Studies (Barringer, Damen, Pratten) 

Thursday 27 June, 17.00 hr: Panel 169: Religion and media in twentieth-century Africa (Paper: Van de Bruinhorst)

Friday 28 June, 1030 hr: Panel 33: Hidden dimensions: demographic trends and sexual culture in contemporary Africa (Convenor: Abbink; Paper: Akinyoade)  

Friday 28 June, 10.30 hr: Panel 118: Africa's changing educational landscape in a multipolar world (Convenor: Kaag)  

Friday 28 June, 10.30 hr: Panel 7:  African nationalisms as subjects of historical research (Van Walraven) 

Friday 28 June, 1030 hr: Panel 151: Heroes in Africa (Paper: Walter van Beek) 

Friday 28 June, 13.30 hr: Panel 171:  Multipolar religious production: old and new trends  (Convenor Van de Kamp, Paper: Amber Gemmeke) 

Friday 28 June, 16.00 hr: Panel 138: African Studies and social media (Convenors: Damen, De Bruijn, Thomas) 

Saturday 29 June 14.30 hr: Panel 5: Africa's resource blessing: pathways to autonomy in a conflicting donor world (Convenors: Macamo, van de Kamp) 

Here you can find a list of all panels.