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.


SPP 1448 Editorial Workshop, Cluster “Space”, 19.02.2015 in Leipzig

The SPP 1448 Editorial Workshop, Cluster “Space”, will take place on 19.02.2015 in Leipzig[more]


Workshop: "Vital conjunctures: gender in times of uncertainty" 6./7.3.2015 in Leipzig

Organised by the DFG Priority Programme 1448 “Adaptation and Creativity in Africa” and the DFG International Research Training Group 1261 “Critical Junctures of Globalization” in cooperation with the Centre for Area Studies and...[more]


SPP 1448 Working Paper No. 11 now online

Changing Patterns of Rain or Power?[more]


Postdoctoral fellowship in African languages and literatures

At the University of Vienna the position of a University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of African Studies is vacant. Identification number of advertisement is 5444. Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship...[more]


Call for Paper: journal Stichproben. Vienna Journal of African Studies

The Vienna-based journal Stichproben. Vienna Journal of African Studies invites anyone interested in contributing an article, a research note, or a book review to submit abstracts or full manuscripts by January 30th, 2015.[more]