Association of African Studies Germany

Welcome to the biennial conference of the Association of African Studies Association in Germany!

„African Connections“ is the theme of the conference of the Association of African Studies in Germany (VAD e.V.) from 27 to 30 June 2018. The conference is hosted by the Institute of African Studies and the Centre for Area Studies at the University of Leipzig. Both institutions participate in the university’s research profile area on “Global Connections and Comparisons”.

The conference takes place in the main University buildings for lectures and courses (Hörsaalgebäude, Seminargebäude) in the city centre of Leipzig, just a few minutes‘ walk from attractions like the Thomaskirche, the Gewandhaus or „Auerbach’s Keller“.

Call for Papers

'African Connections' is the 2018 conference theme of the African Studies Association in Germany (VAD e.V.). We are looking forward to your proposals for contributions to more than 60 panels! All pape...

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