Presentation of research results at international conferences 

Leaders and members of the projects approved under the SPP 1448 regularly present results from their research at the major international African Studies conferences, i. e. the annual US African Studies Association conferences or the biennial European Conference on African Studies organised by the network of African Studies centres, AEGIS. 


Presentations of SPP 1448 researchers

For upcoming presentations please see list below:

Date

Conference

Presentation

Researcher

18 October 2010

China-Africa Civil Society Dialogue - Development Challenges in Africa and the Chinese Development Experience, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Büro Beijing/ Institute of West-Asian and African Studies/ Chinese Academy of Social Science, Beijing

Presentation "Chinese-African Perceptions – Obstacles or Opportunities for Grassroots Level Cooperation?" 

Karsten Giese

20 January 2011

Universität Osnabrück, Deutsche Stiftung Friedensforschung

Presentation: "Machtteilung für Frieden? Nicht-Staatliche Gewaltakteure, Konflikte und Politiken der Anerkennung", Workshop zum " Umgang mit Nicht-Staatlichen Gewaltakteuren - Stand und Perspektiven der Forschung".

Andreas Mehler

10 March 2011

Ecole Doctorale, Centre de recherche sur les politiques sociales (CREPOS), Dakar

Presentation: "Entrepreneurial chinese migrants and petty entrepreneurs: premiers terrains - premières remises en question"

Laurence Marfaing

21-25 March 2011

"Knowledge, Domination and the Public in Africa”  
 101. Dahlem-Conference, Berlin
 

Convenor,  
 “Invisible Agents / Practices to make things visible” moderator and reviewer

Richard Rottenburg

April 2011  

Afrika-Kolloquium, Institut für Ethnologie, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main.

Presentation: “Fast business? Konkurrenz und Kalkül im Straßenalltag von ghanaischen Minibusfahrern"

Gabriel Klaeger

2 April 2011

Association for Asian Studies AAS/ International Convention of Asia Scholars ICAS 2011, Honolulu

Presentation: "The Self and the Other in Economic Encounters between Chinese and Africans in Africa and China"

Karsten Giese

14-15 April 2011

 

AEGIS Thematic Conference “Questions around the extraction of natural resources in Africa”, Madrid, Spain

Presentation: “Formalising Artisanal Gold Mining in Sierra Leone – On Whose Terms?" 

Michael Bürge with Laurent  E. Cartier

14-15 April 2011

AEGIS Thematic Conference "Questions around the extraction of natural resources in Africa", Madrid

“Monetarization of social interrelations in the Chadian oil zone: money in the core of family interrelations
and alliances”

Hoinathy Remadji

17-21 April 2011  

10th International SIEF (Société Internationale d'Ethnologie et de Folklore) Congress, Lisbon (Portugal)

Presentation: “Bike riders in Sierra Leone – Shape-shifters in an unstable social landscape”. In panel: "'Be-longing': ethnographic explorations of self and place"

Michael Bürge (Panel by Liz Challinor and Lisa Åkesson)

28 April 2011

Seminar "Rentenökonomien und Ressourcenfluch: afrikanische Ölstaaten", Institut für Ethnologie und Afrikastudien, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

 Presentation: "Geschichte und Theorien in Bezug auf die Erdölförderung"

Andrea Behrends

4 May 2011

Inter-Faculty Lecture for Staff, University of Khartoum, Sudan

“The Sifinja on the Sudanese Road”.

Kurt Beck

5 May 2011

New Social Forms Seminar Series, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch

Presentation: "From Health Care to the Care of the Criminal Self"

Julia Hornberger

10 May 2011

Colloquium organized by Nikolaus Schareika, Ethnology department, Georg August University, Göttingen

Presentation: "'La vitrine de l’Afrique Centrale' – über Entwicklung und Ressourcenfluch im Tschad"

Andrea Behrends

19-21 May 2011

ESSA Frühjahrstagung 2011: “Gesellschaftsentwürfe in der Moderne: gesellschaftliche Ordnungsmodelle im Widerstreit?”, University Bayreuth

Presentation: "Travelling Models in Global Health: Projectification and positionality in in free ART programs in Uganda."

Sung-Joon Park

1 June 2011

“Indicators in Global Governance.” Gothenburg Research Institute, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Lecture at Conference “Indicators in Global Governance.” 

Richard Rottenburg

9-11 June 2011

The Biopower Today Conference, University Zurich

Presentation: "From Drug Safety to Drug Security"

Julia Hornberger

17 June 2011 

Migration und Kultur/Migration and Culture, Alpen-Adria Universität, Klagenfurt, (program)

Presentation: "Eine Kultur der Mobilität - Nomadismus und Stadtmigration im Sahara-Sahel Raum"

Laurence Marfaing 

17 June 2011

Migration und Kultur/Migration and Culture, Alpen-Adria Universität, Klagenfurt, (program)

Presentation: "Chinese networks in urban West Africa: Culturally grounded exclusion as factor facilitating and limiting migration success“

Karsten Giese

15-18 June 2011

4th European Conference on African Studies (AEGIS), Uppsala

Presentation: "Transience and the present conjuncture: crisis economies in the Chad-Sudan border zone", in Panel 10: "Displacement Economies. Paradoxes of Crisis and Creativity in African Contexts.", Discussant in panel 94: "Political Insecurity and the Production of Displacement Cultures".

Andrea Behrends

15-18 June 2011

4th European Conference on African Studies (AEGIS), Uppsala

Panel & paper “Africa's new peace and security architecture”, Panel & paper “G8 Africa policy”

Ulf Engel

15-18 June 2011

4th European Conference on African Studies (AEGIS), Uppsala

Presentation: "Touting perishable products: The temporalities of trading, and at times tricking, on through roads in urban Ghana", in panel 74: 'Imagining a better life: Consumption, advertising and entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa' (Ute Röschenthaler, Dorothea Schulz).

Gabriel Klaeger

15-18 June 2011

4th European Conference on African Studies (AEGIS), Uppsala

Panel: “Uncertainty, danger and the productive life of risk on and alongside African roads”

Gabriel Klaeger, co-convened with Jennifer Hart; discussant: Adeline Masquelier

15-18 June 2011

4th European Conference on African Studies (AEGIS), Uppsala

Presentation “Mastering the crossroads – Commercial motorbike riders in Sierra Leone struggling for steering their destiny”. In panel: “Uncertainty, danger and the productive life of risk on and alongside African roads"

Michael Bürge

15-18 June 2011

4th European Conference on African Studies, Uppsala

Presentation "The Local Arena of Power Sharing in Africa. Between Patterns of Adaptation and Continued Disorder."

Denis Tull

4th European Conference on African Studies, Uppsala

Presentation:"Touting perishable products: The temporalities of trading, and at times tricking, on through roads in urban Ghana”.

Gabriel Klaeger

5 July 2011

"Regionalvorlesung Afrika", Institute for Geography, University Erlangen

Guest lecture: "China und Afrika von unten: chinesische und afrikanische Händler in Westafrika".

Karsten Giese, Laurence Marfaing

3-6 September 2011

 The Future of Cultures -Anthropology Southern Africa Conference, Stellenbosch University  

Presentation: "Policing of Intellectual Property"

Julia Hornberger

5-6 September 2011

International Workshop at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) 

"New trends in the mediation of conflicts in Africa - Emerging policy scripts and divisions of labour”
 

Ulf Engel

14-17 September 2011

Conference of the DGV ("Deutsche Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde" / "German Anthropological Association"), Vienna

Workshop title: „Spheres of Exchange Unlimited: Global Resources and Commodities in the Emergence of New Orders“, Panel 30: Wa(h)re "Kultur"?

Andrea Behrends, Nikolaus Schareika, Thomas Bierschenk, Sung-Joon Park, and Ronn Müller

14-17 September 2011

Conference of the DGV, Vienna

Presentation "Appropriation and Creativity in the Making of an African Road".

Kurt Beck

4 October 2011

N'Djamena, Chad

Presentation at "Inaugurative Project Workshop"

Mahamat Tijani Alou, 
Sa'adi Amar, Aboubakar Attahirou, Andrea Behrends, Thomas Bierschenk, Laguerre Dionro Djerandi, Remadji Hoinathy, Oubandoma Mahamidou, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan, Nikolaus Schareika, Jannik Schritt

12-15 October 2011

Workshop title: “World of Indicators: Knowledge Technologies of Regulation, Domination, Experimentation and Critique in an Interconnected World”, Max-Planck-Institute for Social Anthropology, LOST, Halle

Presentation: "46% availability: mapping, tracking and tracing medicines in Uganda".

 

Organisation

Sung-Joon Park


 

Richard Rottenburg

14 October 2011

Anthropology Seminar, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 

Presentation: "Policing Intellectual Property" 

Julia Hornberger

2 Nov 2011

Halle Friedenkreise, Halle/ Saale  

Presentation: "Falsche
Versprechen im Tschad: Schwarzes Gold ohne Wert"

Remadji Hoinathy, with Claudia Frank

11-12 November 2011

Seminar "Integrating Southern Africa: Challenges of Regionalism" by Initiative Southern Africa, Centre for Area Studies, University Leipzig 

Presentation: "Governing through Crime" 

Julia Hornberger

16-20 November 2011

American Anthropological Association (AAA), 2011 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada

Presentation: "Fighting for oil when there is no oil yet. The case of the Chad-Sudan border", in Panel: "The Particular Conjuncture: Oil, Crisis, and Theory"

Andrea Behrends, panel organization by Nikolaus Schareika, Andrea Behrends (together with Steve Reyna (U of Manchester), Veronica Davidoff (U of Maastricht), and Saulesh Yessenova (Mc Gill U, Canada))

16-20 November 2011

AAA, 2011 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada

Presentation: “Monetization of Social Interrelations in the Oil Zone of Southern Chad: Money at the Heart of Families and Alliances”, at panel: "The Particular Conjuncture: Oil, Crisis, and Theory"

Hoinathy Remadji

17-19 November 2011

Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA), Washington, D. C.

Presentation: „Moving with Traffic: An Ethnography of Work, Speed and Change on Ghanaian Through Roads”, in panel: “The Changing Nature of Work in Ghana: What Prospects for Decent Work in the Next Fifty Years (sponsored by the Ghana Studies Council) 

Gabriel Klaeger

17-19 Nov 2011

Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA), Washington D.C.

Panel: "Transnational Crime Control in Africa: The War on Drugs, Anti-Media Piracy and the Combat against Conterfeit Medicine"

Julia Hornberger, Michael Bürge

Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA), Washington D.C.

Presentation: "Moving with traffic: an ethnography of work, speed and change on Ghanaian through-roads".

Gabriel Klaeger

23 Nov 2011

Between Civilisation and Militarisation Seminar Series, The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge University, Cambridge 

Presentation: "From Colonel to Commissioner to Colonel – On the Popular State of Policing in South Africa." 

Julia Hornberger

25-26 Nov 2011

Panel "Anthropology after Foucault", Schweizer Ethnologische Gesellschaft Jahrestagung, Zurich

Presentation: "Ethics and the Policing of Intellectual Property" 

Julia Hornberger

29 Nov 2011

Ethnologisches Kolloquium, Universität Bayreuth
 

Presentation: "Oil and Resistance in Chad"

Andrea Behrends

2-3 Dec 2011

1st Thematic Workshop of the SPP1448, Berlin

Key concepts of the SPP1448 are discussed

all members

6 Dec 2011

Ethnologisches Kolloquium, University of Bayreuth

Presentation: “African Roadsides – Socialities on the Long-Distance Road”.

Kurt Beck

11-14 Dec 2011

Translations of Travelling Legal, Organisational, and Technological Models in African Contexts. Saly International Conference, Senegal

Keynote: "Travelling Models in new contexts: institutional networks, webs of belief, material infrastructures and matters of concern"

Richard Rottenburg

10-12 February 2012 

Kigali Health Institute, Kigali, Rwanda 

Workshop: "Translating Global Health Technologies" 

Participants: Anita Hardon, Freddy Eric Kitutu, Herbert Muyinda, Julia Hornberger, Norman Schräpel, Richard Rottenburg, Sarah Bieker, Sung-Joon Park , Susan Reynolds Whyte, Uli Beisel 

29 March 2012

Faculty of Social Studies, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Presentation: “African Road and Roadsides”.

Kurt Beck

31 March 2012

International Studies Association (ISA), Preliminary ISA Workshop, San Diego

Presentation: "To engineer or not to engineer, that is the question.” When does Constitutional engineering in divided societies occur?, at the preliminary workshop: "Institutions for Sustainable Peace: Comparing Institutional Configurations for Divided Societies"

Andreas Mehler

1 April 2012

ISA, Annual Convention, San Diego

Presentation: "To engineer or not to engineer, that is the question." When does Constitutional engineering in divided societies occur?, Panel: "Can Political Institutions Prevent Conflict in Deeply Divided Societies?"

Andreas Mehler

2 April 2012

Konfuzius Institut, Freie Universität Berlin

Presentation: "Chinesisch-afrikanische Arbeitsbeziehungen zwischen Konflikt und sozialer Innovation"

Karsten Giese

13-14 April 2012

Conference "Engaging Resources: New Anthropological Perspectives on Natural Resource Environments", funded by the Wenner-Gren-Foundation, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada

Presentation: "Contesting Oil Revenue Distribution in Chad - Local Translations of a ‘Travelling Model’."

Andrea Behrends

13-15 April 2012

Annual Meeting "Arbeitskreis Subsaharisches Afrika der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geographie": "Respacing Africa", University Vienna

Keynote: "Respacing Africa- Neue Veräumlichungen von Macht im 21. Jahrhundert" 

Ulf Engel

13-15 April 2012

Annual Meeting "Arbeitskreis Subsaharisches Afrika der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geographie", University Vienna

Keynote: "Chinesische Sojourners und sozialer Wandel im urbanen Westafrika"

Karsten Giese, Laurence Marfaing

19-21 April 2012

Anthropologists Engage the World 
 American Ethnological Society (AES) Spring Conference 2012,
 New York City

Paper: "Experimentalization of Governance, Evidentiary Practices, Accountability"

Richard Rottenburg

24 April 2012

Colloquium Ethnological Institute, University Göttingen

Presentation: "African Roadsides – Formen der Vergesellschaftung entlang der Fernstraße".

Kurt Beck

4-5 May 2012

2nd Thematic Workshop of the SPP1448, Mainz

Presentation by Dennis Galvan

all members of the SPP1448

7 May 2012

Colloquium Ethnological Institute, University Munich

Presentation: "Forschung auf der Afrikanischen Fernstraße".

Kurt Beck

16-17 May 2012

Biopolitics and Humanitarian Citizenship Workshop, University of Manchester

'The Obligation to Protect and New Forms of Domination'

Richard Rottenburg

25 May 2012

Research Seminar, London School of Economics

Presentation: "The Forty Days Road – Socialities along an African Long Distance Road".

Kurt Beck

30 May-2 June 2012

Biennial Conference of the German African Studies Association VAD: "Embattled Spaces – Contested Orders/ Umkämpfte Räume – Umstrittene Ordnungen", University Cologne 

Round Table: "Adaptation and Creativity in the translation of circulating technologies and significations"

Convenors: Richard Rottenburg/ Ulf Engel, Discussants: Musa Adam Abdul-Jalil, David Simo, Michael Bollig

30 May-2 June 2012

VAD Conference, Cologne

Panel "Um Ordnungen streiten: Das Zusammenspiel transnationaler, nationaler und lokaler Diskurse und Handlungsrepertoires"

Convenor: Jana Höhnke; discussants: Klaus Schlichte, Ulf Engel

30 May-2 June 2012

VAD Conference, Cologne

Panel: "Normative Turbulences : The African Union and the Negotiation of New Normative Orders (Travelling concepts)" 

Convenors: Ulf Engel, Antonia Witt; discussant: Ulf Engel

30 May-2 June 2012

VAD Conference, Cologne

Panel: "Neue Akteure, neue Ordnung? Interaktionen chinesischer Migranten, afrikanischer Unternehmer und lokaler Bevölkerung im urbanen Afrika"

Panel convenors: Karsten Giese, Laurence Marfaing

30 May-2 June 2012

VAD Conference, Cologne

Panel: "Understanding 'Security' in Africa"

Julia Hornberger, Thomas G. Kirsch

30 May-2 June 2012

VAD Conference, Cologne

 

Panel: "Ethnographies of the Resource Curse. An Anthropological Approach to African Oil Production."

Panel convenors: Andrea Behrends, Nikolaus Schareika, Thomas Bierschenk

30 May-2 June 2012

VAD Conference, Cologne

Presentation at panel 25: "Repatriierte Kriegsflüchtlinge und Wechselwirkungen mit gesellschaftlicher
und staatlicher Ordnung in Angola."

Christoph Kohl

30 May-2 June 2012

VAD Conference, Cologne

Panel: "Contested Peace Processes in Local and National Arenas"

Panel convenors: Andreas Mehler, Denis Tull

30 May-2 June 2012

VAD Conference, Cologne

Panel: "Security Governance and (Dis-)Orderly Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa"  

Panel convenors: Christoph Haferburg, Fred Krüger

30 May-2 June 2012

VAD Conference, Cologne

Panel: "The Politics of Climate Change in Africa: Negotiating Responsibilities, Cosmologies and Adaptation"

Panel convenors: Detlef Müller-Mahn, Martin Doevenspeck (Bayreuth), Sara de Wit (Cologne), Mirjam de Bruijn (Leiden), Wolfram Laube (Bonn)

30 May-2 June 2012

VAD Conference, Cologne

Presentation of GIGA Working Paper: "Finding the Cases that Fit: Methodological Challenges in Peace Research"

Franzisca Zanker

5 June 2012

ABORNE annual conference, Edinburgh

Participation on behalf of SPP 1448

Ulf Engel

5-9 June 2012

Conference "CAS@50: Cutting Edges and Retrospectives", University of Edinburgh

Participation on behalf of SPP 1448

Ulf Engel

5-9 June 2012

Conference "CAS@50: Cutting Edges and Retrospectives", University of Edinburgh 

Presentation: "Lost in Translation? Chinese-African Employment Relations in Small Scale Trade (an ethnographic study in Ghana and Senegal)”

Kartsen Giese

5-9 June 2012

Conference "CAS@50: Cutting Edges and Retrospectives", University of Edinburgh

Presentation: "New actors, new orders? Changing norms of market entrance under the impact of Chinese migrants in Ghana and Senegal"

Laurence Marfaing, Alena Thiel

7-9 June 2012

University of Bayreuth and University of Frankfurt, at Thurnau castle, University of Bayreuth

Workshop: "The Makings and Uses of Motor Roads"

organised by sub-project "Roadside and travel communities"

Presentation: "'Roads feed' and 'speed kills': Dealing with security on and along Sierra Leone's roads"

Michael Bürge

7 June 2012

Presentation: "Bottlenecks and roadside vending on a Ghanaian road under construction".

Gabriel Kläger

7 June 2012

Presentation: "Truck stops on the Forty Days Road”.

Kurt Beck

10-13 July 2012

European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA), Nanterre, France

Paper: "Installing Trust: Medical data infrastructures and the production of anticipatory knowledge - A case study from Rwanda." In panel: Uncertainty and trust in medicines and therapeutic techniques.

Norman Schräpel

19-20 July 2012

Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale 

Workshop: "Relocating Science and Technology.
Global Knowledge, Traveling Technologies and Postcolonialism.
Perspectives on Science and Technology Studies in the Global South."

Organisers: Richard Rottenburg, Norman Schräpel, Vincent Duclos 

August 2012

Second International Chinese in Africa/Africans in China Conference, Rhodes University, South Africa

Presentation: "Chinese Entrepreneurs as Facilitators of Grassroots Social Innovation in West Africa" (Proposal)

Karsten Giese

4 Oct 2012

DFG Priority Programme 1448 “Adaptation and Creativity in Africa”, Biennial Conference,  Maputo, Mozambique

Presentation: "Reinterpretation of North Atlantic models: The case of roads and roadsides”. Biennial Conference, Priority Programme 1448 “Adaptation and Creativity in Africa” (DFG), Maputo, Mozambique, 4 October 2012.

Kurt Beck, Gabriel Klaeger, Michael Stasik

14-18 Nov 2012

111th American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting "Borders and Crossings", San Francisco

Presentation: "The Curse From Afar: Oil, War and Development In Eastern Chad"

Andrea Behrends

14-18 Nov 2012

111th AAA Annual Meeting "Borders and Crossings", San Francisco

Presentation: "The Social Nature of Indigenous Knowledge: Examples From the Nomadic Wodaabe of Niger"

Nikolaus Schareika

14-18 Nov 2012

111th AAA Annual Meeting "Borders and Crossings", San Francisco

Presentation: "Re-Negotiating Space, Power and Environment – Environmental Governance In North-Western Namibia Between Global Concepts, National Frameworks and Local Politics"

Michael Bollig

14-18 Nov 2012

111th AAA Annual Meeting "Borders and Crossings", San Francisco

Session: "CHINA IN AFRICA AND AFRICA IN CHINA: EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS AS BORDER CROSSING"

Organizers: Alena Thiel, Karsten Giese (Chair)

Presentation: "When Weak Bosses Meet Vulnerable Employees – Chinese Trade In West Africa"

Karsten Giese

Presentation: "Between Empowerment and Employee Retreat: Working for Chinese Traders In Accra"

Alena Thiel

19-20 Nov 2012

International Conference GOVERNING SUSTAINABLE BIOFUELS: MARKETS, CERTIFICATION AND TECHNOLOGY, Copenhagen

CfP Deadline: 15 Aug 2012

29 Nov-1 Dec 2012

US African Studies Association, 55th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA

Round table “The future of Africa Studies” on behalf of SPP 1448 

Ulf Engel (with ASA, CODESRIA, AEGIS)
 

1 Dec 2012

ASA, 55th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia

"Power-Sharing in Africa's War zones: translating peace to the local level?"

Franzisca Zanker

29 Nov-1 Dec 2012

ASA, 55th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia

Paper: “'Aesthetics of the Other' - Aesthetics in an African Place and concepts of African Aesthetics (1960 - 2010)” 

Lena Heinze

9 Feb 2013

Young Scholars Workshop “Ethnologie der Straße in Afrika”, Wallenfels, Bayreuth University

Presentation: "Moving markets: The trails of bread in a Ghanaian roadside community"

Gabriel Kläger

3 April 2013

International Studies Association (ISA), Annual Convention 2013, San Francisco
 

Paper: Diffusing Power-sharing devices in peace-agreements: Intention meets ignorance, resistance or adaptation, Panel: "Studying Diffusion and Differentiation with Comparative Area Studies"

Andreas Mehler

4 April 2013

ISA, Annual Convention, San Franscisco

Panel: "The institutional prerequisites of lasting peace in post-conflict situations"

Panel convenor: Andreas Mehler

14 June 2013

2nd Institutions for Sustainable Peace Network Conference, Oslo

Presentation: "Police reform and decentralisation in the local arena (with insights from Burundi and Liberia)"

Andreas Mehler, Franzisca Zanker, Claudia Simons

25-28 June 2013

International Association People and Space Conference, La Coruna, Spain

Presentation: "The impact of planning regulations versus livelihood activities of resi­dents in Tanzania and South Africa"

Wolfgang Scholz

26-29 June 2013

European Conference of African Studies, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "Impact of planning legislation on settlement form: comparisons from Tanzania and South Africa"

Wolfgang Scholz

27-29 June 2013

5th European Conference on African Studies
African dynamics in a multipolar world (ECAS 5), Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "German African Studies in Europe: 1933 - 1973 - 2013" (P141)

Gregor Dobler

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "The rebel state in North Kivu: para-state territorialisation as security model" (P093)

Martin Doevenspeck

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "Security apparatus and spatial/temporal mobility in the Chadian oil zones" (P091)

Remadji Hoinathy

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "The emergency of new-indigenous? Questioning social transformation in Angola post conflict" (P035)

Paulo Ingles

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "Negotiating chieftaincy after flight and return: The (re-)positioning of returnee-chiefs in post-conflict Angola" (P104)

Paulo Ingles

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "The narrative state. Imaginations about and claims to the state in the discourse of the intellectuals in Cameroon" (P040)

Janine Kläge

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: " 'Community policing' as a discretionary job: Sierra Leone Police advising people in coming to terms with official law and (their) everyday exigencies" (P040)

Michael Bürge

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: " 'The War on Drugs' in Sierra Leone: Securing what? (P172)

Michael Bürge

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "Technologies of oil and social transformation in Chad" (P091)

Andrea Behrends

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Panel: Crude moves: social fields of global oil (P091)

Convenors: Andrea Behrends, Thomas Bierschenk, Nikolaus Schareika

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "Mine fields of leadership: Authority and criticism among miners' unions and their members in Zambia" (P068)

Esther Uzar

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "The Bijagós archipelago: a last paradise or a hot spot of globalization?" (P132)

Georg Klute

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: " Suffering for the nation? Comparing Guinea-Bissau and Guinea's cornerstones of national identity" (P007)

Christoph Kohl

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "Diverging Expections and Perceptions of Peacebuilding? Local Owners and External Actors Interactions in Guinea-Bissau's Security Sector Reforms"

Christoph Kohl

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "Through the Looking Glass: The Challenge of Making Africa Intelligible" (P088)

Elisio Macamo

ECAS 5, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "Making a Problem out of Africa: European funding priorities and the shape of knowledge" (P141)

Elisio Macamo

ECAS 5, Lsibon, Portugal

Presentation: " 'You should'nt be seen talking to them!' Reflections on building rapport, expressing neutrality and ensuring trust - ethnographic field research amidst pre-election tensions in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa" (P019)

Eva Riedke

ECAS 2013, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: " 'Oil passes through the people's hands'. Materiality, territoriality and ownership in the negotiation of oil in Niger" (P091)

Jannik Schritt

ECAS 2013, Lisbon, Portugal

Station struggles: planners' imaginaries, dwellers' practices, and the quest for urban spatial production in a travel hub in Accra, Ghana (P131)

Michael Stasik

ECAS 2013, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "Living with danger along the Forty Days Road".

Kurt Beck, Rami Wadelnour

ECAS 2013, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "Spatiality, power and peace in Africa: revisiting territorial power-sharing" (P027)

Franzisca Zanker, Claudia Simons und Andreas Mehler

10-13 July 2013

12th EASA, Paris, France

Panel: “Waiting for Godot & Co: modes and moods of the uneventful”

Michael Stasik, Gabriel Klaeger

5-10 Aug 2013

17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) 2013: "Evolving humanity, emerging worlds", Manchester, UK

Panel: Reproducing Disorder Energetically: Oil, Capitalism & Crisis
 

Andrea Behrends

IUAES 2013

Presentation:“Re-gendering public space: the hybridization of entrepreneurial practices in Accra, Ghana”

Michael Stasik, Alena Thiel

IUAES 2013

Presentation: “Traversing uncertain routes: perceptions and experiences of desert
travellers in Sudan”

Rami Wadelnour

5-6 Sept 2013

Colonial and Postcolonial Urban Planning in Africa, International Planning History Society (IPHS) & Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, Lisbon, Portugal

Presentation: "Impact of planning legislation on settlement form: comparisons from Tanzania and South Africa"

Wolfgang Scholz

2-5 Oct 2013

DVG Conference, Mainz

Panel: "Anthropology of the road"

Panel convenors: Michael Stasik, Kurt Beck

DGV Conference, Mainz

Presentation: “Rhythm, resonance and prosthetic kinaesthesia in a long-distance bus station in Accra”

Michael Stasik

DVG Conference, Mainz

Presentation: “Traversing uncertain routes: perceptions and experiences of desert travellers in Sudan”

Rami Wadelnour

18 Nov 2013

The Challenges of Security and Justice in Postwar Societies, London

Mixed Messages: Efforts of Community Policing in Post-War Liberia

Franzisca Zanker

21-24 Nov 2013

56th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA): Mobility, Migration, Flows

26-29 March 2014

ISA 55th Annual Convention - Spaces and Places
Geopolitics in an Era of Globalization, Toronto/Canada

Presenations: "Transforming the community? Police Reform in Burundi and Liberia" and "Civil Society Activism in Peace Negotiations: Spaces and Places of Legitimization?"

Franzisca Zanker

9-11 May 2014

SPP 1448 Thematic Workshop, Berlin

15-18 May 2014

IUAES (International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences) Inter-Congress 2014 & JASCA (Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology) and 50th Anniversary Conference 'The Future with/of Anthropologies', Chiba City, Japan

Presentation: "Crisis, scapegoating and 'bad heart' in northern Sierra Leone: discerning the enemy of personal progress. " (P012)


Michael Bürge

11-14 June 2014

"Future Africa" Conference of the African Studies Association in Germany (VAD), Bayreuth

 

Panel & Paper: "Travelling Africa", "Unpacking long distance lorry travel on Sudan’s hinterlands"

Rami Wadelnour

VAD "Future Africa", Bayreuth 2014

Presentation: "Mapping Hybridity in Peacebuilding: Efforts of Community Policing in Post-War Liberia", Panel 12: Policing in Africa: Past, Present and Future

Franzisca Zanker

30 June - 6 July 2014

SPP 1448 Summer School, Halle

31 July-3 Aug 2014

13th EASA Biennial Conference 'Collaboration, Intimacy & Revolution - innovation and continuity in an interconnected world'; Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Estonian Institute of Humanities, Tallinn University, Estonia

Panel (P031): "Mining technology: practices, knowledge and materials across and beyond the mines."

Panel convenors: Michael Bürge, Lorenzo d'Angelo (Catholic University of Milan) 

1-5 Oct 2014

SPP 1448 Biennial Thematic Conference 2014