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CfP Conference in Turin, Italy

Category: Events

26 Jun 2013
Politecnico di Torino Università degli Studi di Torino



Call for Papers and for Posters

Deadline:  30 June 2013

The international call is now oper for collecting: 1- contributions to debate on theoretical and/or methodological approaches (Papers); 2- presentations of real projects and experiences of research, education, technology co-creation and implementation in the field (Posters)

Data:  19-20-21 September 2013
Location: Turin

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CERES-logo_imagelargeCERES Summer School ‘Global Gloom or Development Boom?’

Do we have to talk about the crisis again? Yes, but perhaps it is time to do so differently. More

Seminars at the ASC-Leiden

Category: Events

18 Jun 2013


In the coming months the Africa Studies Centre (ASC) in Leiden will organise the following seminars (see details on time / venue below):

20 June
‘The devil who heals’: Fraud and falsification in the Evangelical career of John G. Lake, Missionary to South Africa, 1908-1913’
by Barry Morton, Ivy Tech Community College, USA

27 June
Dutch development and aid in Rwanda; possibilities and challenges
by Leoni Cuelenaere, Netherlands Ambassador to Rwanda

4 July
Untimely Utopia: Senegal’s Pan-African Heritage
by Ferdinand de Jong, University of East Anglia

11 July
The Dragon ensnared in the African jungle? Reflections on the dark fallout from the Chinese presence in Ghana’s retail markets and small-scale mines
by Lloyd G. Adu Amoah, Ashesi University College, Berekuso, Ghana

Time: 15.30-17.00
Venue: African Studies Centre, Pieter de la Courtgebouw, Faculty of Social Sciences, Wassenaarseweg 52, Leiden, a 7-minute walk from Leiden CS
Cost: Free
Registration: www.ascleiden.nl

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