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Scientifique journal of the Faculté des lettres, langues, arts et sciences humaines at the University of Bamako. You will find 7 issues between 2002 and 2008. Access to the fulltext articles is free. You can browse by author's name or keywords. Articles in each issue are sorted by subject. [editors ilissAfrica]
Pivate site about Guinea-Bissau and more specifically the town of Bolama. The links on the left hand side are still rather empty, you will mainly find pictures of Bolama (buildings etc). On the right hand side, you will find more info under "Chronik", presenting news from / about Guinea-Bissau. Last but not least, the blog offers more text (e.g. about carnival or Maggi bouillon cube) and also a lot of pictures. You will also find a small Crioulo dictionary and an index incl. fulltexts of all articles published in "Soronda - Revista de Estudos Guineenses / Boletim de Informação Sócio-Económica" starting from number 1/1986. ... [editors 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.
"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]....
Online version of the authors thesis about vernacular architecture in Mali (former times till today), with many photographs and drawings. Please use Internet Explorer (and NOT Firefox) to watch this site, as firefox may have some problems showing the site correctly. [editors ilissAfrica]
Organisation for the promotion of computer technology in Africa through the creation of local homepages for African cities which describe local life and help localising IT in Africa. Projects carried out until now are homepages about cities in the following countries: see table of contents. Other homepages of francophone African cities will follow. Furthermore you will find links to municipal homepages. On the city homepages of PIVA you will find information and news about life in this city and sometimes some vocabulary in the local language. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Informations about the Master of Philosophy in "Development Studies, specialising in Urban Challenges in East Africa" at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Centre of Competence on Africa is an interdisciplinary network catering for scholars from all faculties. It coordinates and promote research and training relating to Africa at the University of Basel. Its website offers broad information on recent Africa research projects at the university, on member institutes, main research topics and much more. Please note the "Portal" which offers you information on important resources (libraries, databases, map collections, etc) in the African Studies worldwide. ... [editors ilissAfrica]