Sovereign Reason: Issues in African Studies
Professor Elisio Macamo
Professor of African Studies and Sociology at the University of Basel, Switzerland.
DATE: 25 May 2022
TIME: 17:00 – 19:00 (SAST)
The Chair in Epistemologies of the Global South with Emphasis on Africa at the University of Bayreuth in Germany in collaboration with the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa are launching a Collaborative Research Project and Seminar Series on the theme: “The Changing African Idea of Africa and the Future of African Studies”. This collaborative research is kickstarting with a series of seminars beginning in April 2022 consisting of invited speakers to address various aspects of the idea of Africa and the future of African Studies, and indeed expanding to the broader issues of epistemologies of the Global South. These seminars are held every month.