Some Philosophical Reflections on Why the Global Fight Against Racism has Failed?

The Steve Biko Lectures in Philosophy

16 February 2016
13:00 - 16:00 - Madibeng Building, University of Johannesburg

Robert Bernasconi
Pennsylvania State University


Abraham Olivier - University of Fort Hare
Zinhle Mncube - University of Johannesburg

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Pentecostalism and Democracy in Kayamandi

A contribution to the debate about relations between religion and politics

French Institute Seminars in Humanities (FISH)

9 February 2016
15:00 - IFAS Conference Room, 62 Juta Street, Braamfontein

Thibaut Dubarry

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Soutenance de HDR Sophie Didier

“Temps et pouvoir dans la ville”

Vendredi 04 décembre 2015 à 14h00.

Devant un jury composé de :

Marie-Hélène Bacqué (marraine de l'HDR, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense),
Julie-Anne Boudreau (INRS, Montréal),
Alain Dubresson (Université Paris-Ouest Nanterre la Défense),
Philippe Gervais-Lambony (Université Paris-Ouest Nanterre la Défense),
Jérôme Monnet (IFU, Université Paris Est),
et Jennifer Robinson (University College London).

La soutenance aura lieu à l'Université Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense, Bâtiment E, Salle 305.

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Cuba & Africa. Engagements, Circulations and Racial Representations

Call for proposals - International Conference

23-24 May 2016
The Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA), University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa

Submision deadline: 31 December 2015

In September 2012, the fourth meeting of ‘African Solidarity with Cuba’ took place at the African Union, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. For two days, representatives of 27 African countries engaged in discussions with a Cuban delegation to cries of ‘Viva Fidel!’ and ‘Cuba estamos contigo!’ Delegates discussed shared struggles, the sanctions against Cuba, the fate of the ‘Cuban Five’ held in the United States and the joint development of Cuba and African countries. What did this show of solidarity reflect? Was it Cuban internationalism with a taste of anachronism? Pan-Africanism nourished in the matrix of Marxism? Developmentalism supported by policies of collaboration? Renewed South-South solidarity? (Adams 1981, Adi 2014, Falk 1987, Gleijeses 1996). To address these questions, we have to go back over the histories, representations and practices that accompanied, transformed or influenced the relations between Cuba and Africa. The objective of this first meeting is to measure the scale of the many-sided engagements between Cuba and many African countries.

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Call for applications 2016

Appels à candidatures 2016

 In 2016, the French Institute of South Africa is financing:

Deadline for applications extended to 15 December 2015

Pour l’année 2016, l’IFAS finance :

  • un ou deux postes de doctorant
    Modalités et formulaire de candidature :appel-doc-2016_FR

Date limite de candidature prolongée : 15 Décembre 2015

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