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.


Call for applications: Zukunftsphilologie Summer Academy in Cape Town

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung- German Humanities Institutes Abroad in cooperation with the University of Cape Town and the French Institute South Africa invite scholars to apply for an...[more]


Akademische/r Assistent/in gesucht

Die Fakultät für Geschichte, Kunst- und Orientwissenschaften, Institut für Afrikanistik, sucht zum 1. April 2015 eine/n akademische/n Assistent/in.[more]


GIGA Focus Afrika: Der Ebola-Ausbruch im Vergleich: Liberia und Côte d’Ivoire

In der Ausgabe 09/2014 beschäftigen sich Katharina Heitz Tokpa, Andrea Kaufmann und Franzisca Zanker mit dem Vergleich des Ebola-Ausbruchs in Liberia und Côte d’Ivoire.[more]


Lecture Series - Technology and the Development of African Cities

Technische Universität Darmstadt. The interdisciplinary lecture series presents various analyses of the development of technologies and cities in Sub-Saharan Africa.[more]


SPP 1448 Second International Results Conference in Saly, Senegal

SPP 1448 Second International Results Conference in Saly, Senegal - We thank all our guests and supporters for an inspiring event![more]