What’s in a Name?
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by CIHA Blog
1w ago
In this piece, Tina Adomako shows the importance of interrogating colonial place names as part of the humanitarian goal of equalizing relationships between Africa and the Global North. In Germany, cities around the country (Düsseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Berlin among others), have active groups engaged in these and other decolonial efforts. As always, we look forward to your comments ..read more
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Warm Wishes for a Peaceful New Year
CIHA Blog
by CIHA Blog
2M ago
The CIHA team wishes our readers a safe, healthy, peaceful, and joyful New Year. The end of 2023 witnessed horrendous conflicts, including but not limited to Sudan, DRC, and Gaza. We must persevere, carrying the spirit and energy necessary to pursue lasting justice and peace. May we always remember the Wolof proverb: “Garab lo ca goob mu saxàti” – the split tree still grows.  ..read more
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Decolonizing Transnational Humanitarianism: Intersections between Germany and Africa
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2M ago
AIA-NRW Workshop Convenors: Nadine Machikou and Cecelia Lynch Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, December 12-13, 2023 ..read more
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Book Review — SASINDA FUTHI SISELAPHA (STILL HERE): Black Feminist Approaches to Cultural Studies in South Africa’s Twenty Six Years Since 1994
CIHA Blog
by CIHA Blog
3M ago
Today we are featuring a book review of Sasinda Futhi Siselapha (Still Here), written by Luce Graduate Fellow Jeni Francisco. All credit is given to Frontiers and their book review series, which you can find here ..read more
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ASAA STATEMENT AND CALL FOR ACTION ON THE WAR IN PALESTINE AND THE ASSAULT ON ACADEMIC FREEDOM
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by CIHA Blog
3M ago
We at the CIHA Blog support the statement of the African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA) on the current war in Palestine ..read more
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Abahlali as a Movement for Dignity and Courage
CIHA Blog
by CIHA Blog
3M ago
CIHA is pleased to share a video for the event Abahlali as a Movement for Dignity and Courage. The event is part of a series organized by Black Reconstruction as a Portal ..read more
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CIHA News! Des Nouvelles de CIHA!
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by CIHA Blog
4M ago
Late last month, the CIHA team traveled to Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, for the 5th biannual meeting for the African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA) hosted by the Centre Arrupe pour la Recherche et la Formation (CARF), led by ASAA President and CIHA co-editor Toussaint Kafarhire Murhula. This year’s conference marked the 10th anniversary of the association with conversations, debates, and panels centering on the theme of Repatriating Africa: Old challenges & critical insights.  ..read more
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Revitalizing Pan-Africanism in the 21st Century
CIHA Blog
by CIHA Blog
5M ago
CIHA blog is pleased to repost a recording of the introductory roundtable of the Pan-African Conversations held September 14, 2023, by the Institute of African Studies (IAS) at the University of Ghana ..read more
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Pan-African Conversation: “Revitalizing Pan-Africanism in the 21st Century”
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by CIHA Blog
6M ago
From the Institute of African Studies (IAS) at the University of Ghana: We would like to extend a warm invitation to attend a Pan-African Conversation on 14 September 2023. The Institute of African Studies and the African Studies Association of Africa will be hosting this event, and the theme of the conversation is "Revitalizing Pan-Africanism in the 21st Century ..read more
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Political Instability and Humanitarian Constraints in Sudan
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by CIHA Blog
6M ago
This overview and analysis of the situation in Sudan by Saturnin Modeste Agramako, Luce Graduate Fellow from Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR), is the first of several pieces the CIHA blog will be doing on the conflict in that country. As always, we appreciate your comments ..read more
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