Book Launch

The African Studies Association in Germany invites for the launch of a number of books that were published in 2018. They originate from research of VAD members, invited guests, and sponsors. The works will be presented by their authors or editors as well as discussed by experts in the respective fields.

Selected books

Magliveras, Konstantinos & Gino Naldi: The African Union. Second Edition. Wolters Kluwer.

Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung: ‚Die Orangen in Europa schmecken besser‘ – Über Fluchtursachen, ihre Bekämpfung und was daran nicht stimmt. Berlin: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung.

Ungruhe, Christian: Lasten tragen, Moderne befördern. Wanderarbeit, Jugend, Erwachsenwerden und ihre geschlechtsspezifischen Differenzierungen in Ghana. Berlin, Münster, etc.: LIT-Verlag.

Lambertz, Peter: Seekers and Things. Spiritual Movements and Aesthetic Difference in Kinshasa. Oxford, New York: Berghahn.

Alber, Erdmute: Transfers of Belonging: Child Fostering in West Africa in the 20th Century. Leiden: Brill.

As discussants we have invited: Ulf Engel (Leipzig University), Cati Coe (Rutgers University, USA), Robert Kappel (Leipzig University), Adam Jones (Leipzig University), and Georg Klute (University of Bayreuth). The event will be moderated by Ulf Engel (Leipzig University).

Time: Thursday, 28 June 2018, 4.30 - 6.30 pm
Venue: Hörsaalgebäude, HS 8