Programme

Sunday 20 March 2016

The events on the opening day of the conference are
in honour of Adam Jones.

15:00 Opening of the conference
Words of welcome

15:30 – 17:00 Roundtable I – New and old sources for African history
(organized by the journal History in Africa)
Convenor: Dmitri van den Bersselaar
Panelists: Jan Jansen, Robin Law, Peter Mark, Silke Strickrodt

17:00 Break and poster presentations

17:30 – 19:00 3rd Exciting lecture on African History

Wheat and chaff?
Sources and methods in the ‘new’ economic history of Africa

 by Gareth Austin
(Graduate Institute, Geneva & University of Cambridge)

19:00 Welcome drink

20:00 Informal dinner (registration required)

Monday 21 March 2016

09:00 – 10:30 Roundtable II – Pour une histoire des productions culturelles en Afrique : méthodologie et sources
Convenor: Odile Goerg
Panelists: Didier Nativel, Aline Pighin, Emmanuelle Spiesse

10:30 Coffee break and poster presentations

11:00 – 12:30 Roundtable III – East/Central European knowledge production on and with Africa during the Socialist era
Convenor: Jan Záhořík
Chair: Frank Hadler
Panelists: Steffi Marung, Istvan Tarrosy, Viera Vilhanova

12:30 Lunch and poster presentations

14:00 – 15:30 Roundtable IV – Transregional histories within and without Africa
Convenor: Geert Castryck
Panelists: Samuël Coghe, Camille Lefebvre, Achim von Oppen, Iain Walker

15:30 Coffee break and poster presentations

16:00 – 17:30 Roundtable V – The affective turn and self-reflexivity in African historiography
Convenor: Elena Vezzadini
Panelists: Silvia Bruzzi, Joshua Doble

18:00 – 18:45 Business meeting
Agenda:
CRG African History Panel Sponsoring for ECAS 7, Basel 2017
4th biennial CRG African History Conference in Pilsen, 2018

20:00 Conference dinner (registration required)

Tuesday 22 March 2016

09:00 – 10:30 Roundtable VI – Les “autorités morales” à l’épreuve et le politique en Afrique : historicités et usages de la “néo-tradition” en contextes colonial et post-colonial
Convenor: Benoit Beucher
Panelists: Vincent Hiribarren, Adrienne Vanvyve

10:30 Coffee break and poster presentations

11:00-12:30 Roundtable VII – Developmentalism in African history
Convenor: Benedetta Rossi
Panelists: Felicitas Becker, Gary Blank, Reuben Loffman

12:30 Lunch and poster presentations

13:30 – 15:00 Roundtable VIII – Africans at work: Revisiting African labour history and the history of work in Africa
Convenor: Andreas Eckert
Panelists: Miles Larmer, Thaddeus Sunseri, Julia Tischler

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