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Call for Papers – AASR Cape Town Conference

Its time to start thinking about our next AASR Conference and we’re excited to announce that we’ll be turning our attention back to the environment …

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IAHR African Trust Fund Research & Publication Grant Applications for 2015

The IAHR African Trust Fund seeks to facilitate and promote the advancement of research and the development of scholarship on religion in the African continent …

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Associate Professor in Race, Religion and the African Diaspora

 
The Department of Religious Studies, University of Virginia, and the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies invite applications for a joint …

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CfP or the panel Refugees’ and Asylum Seekers’ Experience: Terror of Witchcraft, Cultural Memories, and Bureaucratic Violence, at the 6th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS) to be held in Paris, 8-10 July 2015

 
The panel aims to explore the place of witchcraft anxieties in the trajectories and narratives of refugees and asylum seekers. More particularly: how does the …

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AASR Members Presented with Prestigious Award from the American Academy of Religion

Dr. Afe Adogame (University of Edinburgh, UK) and Dr. Damaris Parsitau (Egerton University, Kenya) were presented with an American Academy of Religion Collaborative Research Grant …

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CfP for panel on “Islamic Education in Africa: Reform and (Re-)Configuration”, 6th European Conference on African Studies, Paris, 8-10 July 2015

 
Anneke Newman and Clothilde Hugon invite paper proposals for their panel on Islamic Education in Africa:Reform and (Re-)Configuration
In African countries with significant Muslim populations, …

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