The scholarly community in response to our call published in June 2016 submitted 347 panel proposals out of which the Scientific Committee with the support of the Programme Committee selected 223. The call for papers is now open and scholars in African Studies are invited to propose papers to the panel(s) of their choice. Please refer to the call for papers page.
An international conference on appropriating space in colonial and imperial contexts will be held at the Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l’homme (MMSH), Aix-en-Provence, France, on 12-14 June 2017.
International conference: “Borders and territorial reconfigurations in the Middle East and the Sahel”
Aswan, January 30th-31st, 2017
« This Middle East forged in the clash of arms and disdain of its peoples is now crumbling before our eyes. This historic disruption is not the result of the contestation of borders, though they are unfair, but the consequence oftheir fate being reclaimed by the peoples concerned”.
Jean Pierre Filiu, « Les Arabes, leur destin et le nôtre » (The Arabs: theirDestiny and Ours), p.23, La Découverte, Paris, 2015.