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Congo Research Network

The Congo Research Network (CRN) is a community of researchers working on DR Congo and its diaspora across the Humanities
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CFP Central Africa Ph.D Days May 26-27 2020, UCL Louvain-la-Neuve

VERSION FRANCAISE CI-DESSOUS In light of the success of last year’s event, we are organizing a second edition of our Ph.D. Days with a broadened focus on the Central Africa region. Opportunities for research in DRC and the wider region of Central Africa are expanding in Belgium and around the world. We feel it is … Continue reading

African History Book Club – Brussels 27 March

African History Book Club. New Monographs on Africa’s pasts. 27 March 2020, 1.30 PM-6 PM Bozar VUB-ULB we.KONEKT Space, 10 Rue Royale/Koningsstraat, 1000 Brussels During the workshop, three young historians who just published their first monographs will talk about both their research and the challenges of turning a PhD dissertation into a book. The book … Continue reading

CFP – 5th Congo Research Network Congress – Milan, 15-16 September 2020

SEE BELOW FOR THE FRENCH VERSION The Becoming of Congo: Epistemologies, Practices, and Imaginaries The Congo Research Network (CRN) is organizing its fifth international conference, to be held at the University of Milan on 15-16 September 2020. The conference aims to bring together junior and senior scholars across the humanities and social sciences, sharing a … Continue reading

A Congo Journey 1958 – Part Four

Catherine Hoskyns is currently Professor Emerita in International Relations at Coventry University, UK. In 1965 she published The Congo since Independence Jan 1960 – Dec 1961, a study of the breakdown in the Congo after independence, focusing on the international context. She has maintained a long-term interest in developments in East and Central Africa but has … Continue reading

A Congo Journey 1958 – Part Three

Catherine Hoskyns is currently Professor Emerita in International Relations at Coventry University, UK. In 1965 she published The Congo since Independence Jan 1960 – Dec 1961, a study of the breakdown in the Congo after independence, focusing on the international context. She has maintained a long-term interest in developments in East and Central Africa but has … Continue reading

Congo Research Network PhD Days

Brussels, May 28th and 29th 2019 Venue: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Campus de la Plaine, Building C, 5th floor, room 5C406) Particularly in the past decade, an increasing number of scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) has become interested in the DRC, thus significantly expanding the field of Congo studies. This two-day PhD meeting … Continue reading

A Congo Journey 1958 – Part two

Catherine Hoskyns is currently Professor Emerita in International Relations at Coventry University, UK. In 1965 she published The Congo since Independence Jan 1960 – Dec 1961, a study of the breakdown in the Congo after independence, focusing on the international context. She has maintained a long-term interest in developments in East and Central Africa but has … Continue reading

A Congo Journey 1958

Catherine Hoskyns is currently Professor Emerita in International Relations at Coventry University, UK. In 1965 she published The Congo since Independence Jan 1960 – Dec 1961. a study of the breakdown in the Congo after independence, focusing on the international context. For further biographical information and details of publications see: https://www.coventry.ac.uk/life-on-campus/staff-directory/arts-and-humanities/professor-catherine-hoskyns/    PART ONE A Congo … Continue reading

« Au-dessous du volcan », rencontres littéraires de Goma, 14-16 juin 2018. Deuxième partie

Par Parfait Nzeyimana et Charly Mathekis Trente minutes que nous voguons sur le lac Kivu. Si le temps était élastique, on serait toujours là, devant la vue de l’eau formant bulles et rayons lumineux, lorsque le canot perce l’espace ! L’œil ne se fatiguerait pas de voir de dos Guillaume Jan et Alexandre Mirlesse, assis à … Continue reading

« Au-dessous du volcan », rencontres littéraires de Goma, 14-16 juin 2018. 1ière partie

  Maëline le Lay (CNRS/IFRA-Nairobi): Clin d’œil à Malcolm Lowry, hommage aux Grands Lacs viale volcan Nyiragongo qui surplombe le lac Kivu entre Congo et Rwanda, la première édition des rencontres littéraires de Goma, organisées en juin 2018 par l’Institut français de Goma, s’est tenue trois jours durant à Goma sur le thème « écrire le … Continue reading

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