AEGIS CRG African History Biannial Conference 2022

The postponed 5th Biennial CRG African History Conference, hosted and organised by the African Studies Centre Leiden, will take place on June 16-17, 2022.

The findings of Africanist historians at an analytical, methodological and theoretical level, but also as part of the 'simple narrative' of larger histories, have the potential of enriching both history and African Studies as a whole, but remain largely unknown outside the field of African history itself. African history is still widely unknown and disregarded among a larger audience too. The CRG aims to change this, therewith introducing a less Eurocentric worldview among a larger public. The aim of the Collaborative Research Group African History is to organise Africanist historians in Europe, to enhance the visibility of African history within the larger field of African Studies and that of history in Europe, and to promote the development of African history as a discipline within the larger domain of humanities and social sciences.

AEGIS (Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies) was set up in 1991 in order to build upon the resources and the research potential available within Africanist institutions of the European Union.

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Date, time and location

16 June 2022 to 17 June 2022
Pieter de la Courtgebouw / Faculty of Social Sciences, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK Leiden
Room 0.B13