The website of the "Laboratoire d’anthropologie des mondes contemporains" ("Institute for Anthropology of contemporary worlds") offers information on its research areas (see tabel of contents), on publications, staff, their journal "Civilisations" (fulltext available for free with a moving wall of 3 years), research projects and much more. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"I document episodes of social dramas in South Africa and beyond. The intimate narratives address connections and disjunctions in the gendered micropolitics of everyday live. I did my best to translate my subjective experiences into an inter-subjective account. Yet, the latter is partial, fragmented and intimately tied to my own autobiography. This is a journey into ethnographic borderlands between the material and the imagined."...
Homepage of the fourth conference of the Women in Africa & the African Diaspora (WAAD). You will find some basic information about the conference and its topics. Unfortunately, otherwise the site is rather empty. The links to former conferences are outdated. Please see for http://africanwomenstudies.org/conference.html instead.
The interdisciplinary research group CEPED does research on the relationship between population and development in southern countries. The research focuses on three areas: gender and health; international migration and social dynamics; family and education. You will find many specific Africa related programmes, fulltext publications and more. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Center for African Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA has a focus on literatures (incl. linguistics), gender, history, environment and development. The Center also belongs to the new Department "African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures (AMESALL)". A further focus is offering resources K-12 teachers and businesses. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The website of the Association of African Women Scholars mainly offers links to different topics (see table of contents). Moreover, you will find information and contact adresses of the main researchers and information on conferences by the organisation "Women in Africa and African Diaspora". [editors ilissAfrica]
Special issue of the e-journal Wagadu about the topic: "Women's Activism for Gender Equality in Africa". Also see for other issues of the journal as there are other articles dealing with African countries. Access to articles is free. [editors ilissAfrica]
Sub-site of the Heinrich Boell Foundation website (foundation affiliated with German party Alliance '90/The Greens) on Africa, with information, news, reports from the different offices in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria, and more. [editors ilissAfrica]
Black Girl Ethnography (BGE) creatively documents the path towards becoming an ethnographer particularly from the perspective of, but not exclusive to, Black women. The content leans more towards those who use film, music and multi-media as a method of research and analysis. BGE posts everything from narratives detailing fieldwork experiences, book and film reviews, journal articles, original interviews with filmmakers and documentarians; to discussions with researchers about race, class, gender, and globalization, in Africa and the African Diaspora. Kimberly Bernita Ross from Michigan State University is the blog administrator. ... [according to site editor's information]