Available now for Pre-Order: Edited Volume ‘Africa’s Global Infrastructures – South-South Transformations in Practice’

We are excited to share with you that the edited volume ‘Africa’s Global Infrastructures South–South Transformations in Practice’ is available for pre-order! Edited by INFRAGLOB researchers Jana Hönke, Eric Cezne and Yifan Mia Yang, it is part of the African Arguments series by Hurst. Click here for an exclusive preview of the book and here if…

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Upcoming International Workshop at the University of Bayreuth: Development Beyond Aid – Financialization and Socio-Political Change in Africa’s Global Infrastructure

After months of preparation, we are happy to announce that the international workshop ‘Development Beyond Aid – Financialization and Socio-Political Change in Africa’s Global Infrastructure’ will be held at the University of Bayreuth from 7 to 9 June. The workshop is convened by Prof. Dr. Jana Hönke on behalf of the INFRAGLOB Project together with…

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Apply now: New English-language M.A. programme ‘African Studies: Critical Perspectives on Society, Politics and Culture’ at the University of Bayreuth

We are thrilled to announce that our new English-language Master of Arts programme in “African Studies: Critical Perspectives on Society, Politics and Culture” has officially launched. It will be starting in winter semester 2023/24 and is now accepting applications for admission from March 15 until July 15!   Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Chair in Epistemologies of…

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Call for Papers for the next EISA Conference on “Transnational Professionals within and beyond ‘the West’: Reshaping Global Governance?”

We are happy to share this call for papers with you! Dear colleagues, We are co-organizing a panel or two on Transnational Professionals within and beyond ‘the West’: Reshaping Global Governance? (abstract below) for the European International Studies Association conference 5-9 September 2023 in Postdam. Please send us and our co-convener Nina Reiners (University of…

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INFRAGLOB at the EISA PEC 2022 in Athens

Copyright of the photos: European International Studies Association We would like to look back with you at the 15th Pan-European Conference on International Relations and the contributions of INFRAGLOB members to the conference. The conference titled ‘Pandaemonium: Interrogating the Apocalyptic Imaginaires of Our Time’ was held in Athens from 1st to 4th September last year.…

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Throwback to the Bayreuth International Summer School in African Studies co-organized by INFRAGLOB!

In the past summer, INFRAGLOB team members Prof. Dr. Jana Hönke and Dr. Raoul Bunskoek co-organized the African Studies courses of the Bayreuth International Summer School 2022. This edition featured courses on Africa-Asia relations which they approached from two different angles to show the depth and complexity of the relationship but also its global implications…

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Public Talk by Dr. Nina Reiners on ‘Human Rights Elites: The United Nations, Independent Experts, and the (un)making of Inequalities’

We are happy to announce that we will host Dr. Nina Reiners, political scientist at the Free University Berlin and the Graduate Institute of Geneva at the University of Bayreuth this week! You are warmly invited to join her talk ‘Human Rights Elites: The United Nations, Independent Experts, and the (un)making of Inequalities’, held online…

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