LeidenASA Annual Meeting: Keynote by Elísio Macamo

This year’s Annual Meeting of the Leiden African Studies Assembly (LeidenASA) will take place on 7 December 2017 at the Museum Volkenkunde in Leiden. The Meeting is open to all members of LeidenASA, staff and students of Leiden University. Also Africanists and students of Delft University and Erasmus University are welcome as they are part of the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus strategic alliance. Please register: leidenasa@asc.leidenuniv.nl

Prof. Dr. Elísio Macamo (Centre for African Studies, University of Basel) will deliver a keynote speech: 'If Africans could Speak: Knowledge and Authority in African Studies'.
Like last year, the Africa Thesis Award will be presented to its winner. This year, Adriaan Steyn, alumnus of Stellenbosch University (South Africa) has won the Award. He will give a presentation about his thesis A new laager for a ‘new’ South Africa: Afrikaans film and the imagined boundaries of Afrikanerdom

The full programme can be found here (Adobe PDF).

Elísio Macamo is Associate Professor of African Studies at the University of Basel. Previsouly (until 2009) he taught development Sociology at the University of Bayreuth, where he was a founding member of the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies. Elísio Macamo was born and grew up in Mozambique.



Date, time and location

07 December 2017
14.00 - 17.00
Museum Volkenkunde, Steenstraat 1, 2312 BS, Leiden