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."...
"postamble is a peer-reviewed [freely accessible] graduate student journal based in the University of Cape Town's Centre for African Studies that is published bi-annually online. The Editorial Collective of postamble are committed to featuring original post-graduate student work, of a high academic standard, that is of value to the multi-disciplinary study of Africa both within and outside of the university environment.postamble publishes articles of a general nature, as well as articles focussed on particular thematic or subject area. Articles cover a wide range of humanities, arts, science, and social sciences topics, and postamble actively encourages alternative forms of research presentation, including: creative writing, film and sound productions, and visual essays." [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
At 3.5% Africa has the highest urbanization rate in the whole world. The potential effects of these staggering growth rates are relevant for all Africans, both in the urban as well as in the rural areas. By 2040 the continent’s cities are expected to have to accommodate 79 Million additional inhabitants. The key issue for the ECAS7 is how urbanization processes in Africa transform conventional objects of African Studies and how do scholars of Africa gear up to face such changes? This is the question which the Centre for African Studies at the University of Basel (CASB) in Switzerland wishes to invite scholars of Africa to engage with in a more conscious and systematic manner [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
The French CREPAO focusses on the non-francophone African countries, especially in East and South African countries. Since 2011, CREPAO went together with CEAN (Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire) to form Les Afriques dans le monde (LAM). On their website, you will find information on projects, publications and more.
Essays and interviews with African Studies scholars between 1998-2001. Among others, you will find the interesting serie "African Studies in [Country XY]". H-Africa encourages discussion of Africa's history, culture, and African studies generally. Africanists of all disciplines are encouraged to subscribe. (...) H-Africa reviews scholarly books efficiently and competently. Our reviews, of great value to scholars, increasingly are read more widely than other review forums. [according to site editor's information] ... [supplemented]
The Uganda Scholarly Digital Library offers full text documents from the different faculties of the Makerere University. You need to register to gain access to the full texts. Registration is free (only email address and name required). You will then have access to all the full texts except theses and dissertations. There are a few audio documents, too. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
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.
This collection contains more than 3000 slides, 500 photographs, 50 hours of sounds from forty-five different countries, as well as a large number of difficult to find texts that librarians, scholars, and other subject specialists have deemed important to these fields of study. The topics include slavery, language or Christian proselytisation / missionary work, among others. ... [according to site editor's information]