Welcome at the official website of the Priority Programme "Adaptation and Creativity in Africa - Significations and Technologies in the Production of Order and Disorder"


For an overview of the projects approved under the Priority Programme 1448 please see Projects and the interactive map of projects and partners.


New article: "2002, Year Zero: History as Anti-Politics in the ‘New Angola’" by Jon Schubert

In his latest article, CAS postdoctoral researcher Jon Schubert details how Angola’s ruling MPLA has been promoting a ‘master narrative’ of ‘peace and reconstruction’ since the end of the war in 2002, through which the Angolan...[more]


Call for papers: 15th Border Regions in Transition (BRIT) Conference

The objective of the 15th Border Regions in Transition (BRIT) Conference organized by the University of Southern Denmark, the University of Hamburg and the HafenCity University Hamburg is to rethink the complicated relationships...[more]


New article published by Serge Kubanza

Serge Kubanza published a new article "ocial and environmental injustices in solid waste management in sub-Saharan Africa: a study of Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo"[more]


Now online: program of ECAS 2015

The program of ECAS 2015 is now online.[more]


Call for contributions: “Mobility and Minorities” Nova Collectanea Africana

Nova Collectanea Africana – an edited book series on “Minorities in Africa” promoted by the Centro di Studi Africani in Sardegna (CSAS) – is launching a call for chapters for its 2016 issue.[more]