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.

17.08.2015

SPP 1448 Working Paper No. 15 now online

We are happy to announce the fifteenth issue of the SPP 1448 Working Paper Series: Model transfer in the making: changing development strategies of, and expectations towards, the state in Ethiopia and Ghana The fifteenth...[more]


12.08.2015

Call for papers: International Sociological Association (ISA) Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS International Sociological Association (ISA) Conference Panel in the Research Committee 35 "Conceptual and terminological analysis" Session 6: Modernity Re-Visited: The Role of Technology and...[more]


03.08.2015

Report on workshop "Technologies of control and the limits of social creativity"

The workshop "Technologies of control and the limits of social creativity" took place from June 18-20, 2015 and was organised by the research project “Roads and Roadsides: Towards an Understanding of Appropriation and Creativity...[more]


21.07.2015

Job Advertisement: Research Fellow/Lecturer in the Graduate Program

Job Advertisement: Research Fellow/Lecturer in the Graduate Program (full-time) at The Graduate School of Urban Studies (URBANgrad) at Darmstadt University of Technology[more]


22.06.2015

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]