DUCAS 17th Annual Africa Days 2021: Ghana Workshop

The Africa Days are arranged every year in partnership with schools and civil society where students and the public is invited to attend presentations by the invited specialist from universities in Europe.

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Date: , kl 09:15 - 17:15
Location: Lecture Hall 3, Campus Falun and Zoom

Tuesday-Thursday, October 26-28 in Lecture Hall 3, Campus Falun and Zoom: https://du-se.zoom.us/j/63147964187

African Studies MA Thesis Examinations

9.15 - 10.30:

  • Chair: Lars Berge
  • Elisabeth Perra: ”Female Hip-Hop in the Sufi Community of Taalibe Bay” (Senegal)
  • Opponent: Silvia Tami
  • Supervisor: Torsten Hylén

10.45 - 12.00:

  • Chair: Nadia Lebedeva
  • Silvia Tami: “Celestial Citizenship: African women in two Evangelical Churches of Bologna”
  • Opponent: Elisabeth Perra
  • Supervisor: Lars Berge

Ghana Workshop

13.00 - 13.15:

  • Introduction: Lars Berge, DUCAS, and Prof. Holger Weiss, History, Åbo Akademi Univ. Finland.

13.15 - 14.00:

  • Contesting Empire. Presentation of the research topic. Patrik Hettula, Doctoral candidate, History, Åbo Akademi Univ.

14.00 - 15.00:

  • Seminar. Article to be discussed: “Eurafrican Mobility and Encounters with Race, ca. 1880–1920” (see Learn AS3022).

15.00 - 15.15:

  • Break

15.15 - 16.00:

  • "Shifting Rhetoric. Presentation of the research topic". Martins Kwazema, Doctoral Candidate, Futures Studies, Åbo Akademi (Background reading: “The problem of the present in West Africa: Introducing a conceptual framework” (Learn).

16.15 - 17.15:

  • Seminar: Chapter to be discussed: “Discourse/Worldview” (Learn AS3022).
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