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.


Interview with Jon Schubert on French TV regarding current situation in Mozambique

An interview with "Changing Stateness" project member Jon Schubert has been aired on French TV programme Focus. [more]

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Call for Panels: 7th European Conference on African Studies Basel, 29 June – 1 July 2017

The Centre for African Studies Basel calls for the submission of panel proposals addressing the conference theme "Urban Africa - Urban Africans. New encounters of the urban and the rural". Deadline: 18 August 2016.[more]


New Publication: Articles by Jon Schubert

Jon Schubert's most recent articles in afrika-bulletin and the Transformation Index BTI 2016 have now been published.[more]


Vacancy: Research Associate at Institute for Criminological Research, Hamburg University (Deadline: 30 June 2016)

The Institute for Criminological Research at Hamburg University invites applications for a Research Associate.[more]


Three post-doc positions on "Legitimacy in Global Governance"

The research program "Legitimacy in Global Governance" (LegGov) invites applications for three two-year post-doctoral appointments with a planned starting date of January 1, 2017.[more]

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