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Medical technologies in postcolonial Kikwit – Part 4.

During the following four weeks (Feb 19-March 12 2017) Trisha Phippard, a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa (IARA) at KU Leuven University (Belgium), will be sharing some reflective notes about her field research in and around Kikwit. This doctoral project is embedded in a larger research project dealing with technology cultures in … Continue reading

Medical technologies in postcolonial Kikwit – Part 2.

During the following four weeks (Feb 19-March 12 2017) Trisha Phippard, a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa (IARA) at KU Leuven University (Belgium), will be sharing some reflective notes about her field research in and around Kikwit. This doctoral project is embedded in a larger research project dealing with technology cultures in … Continue reading

Research in and around Inga – Part 1

During the following four weeks (Jan 20-Feb 10 2017) Barbara Carbon, a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa (IARA) at KU Leuven University (Belgium), will be sharing some reflective notes about her field research in and around the Inga dam. This doctoral project is embedded in a larger research project dealing with technology cultures … Continue reading

Call for Submissions CASA Committee for Best Essay by a Junior Scholar

Dear colleagues, We would like to invite you to nominate texts for the Central African Studies Association’s first awarding of the “CASA Prize for the Best Published Article by a Junior Scholar.”  As decided at our annual meeting in 2014 in Indianapolis, we will use part of our money to award a junior researcher’s work, … Continue reading

*** Call for Papers *** Congo Research Network (CRN) Stream Panels at African Studies Association Biennial Conference (ASAUK) 7-9 September 2016 in Cambridge, UK

*** Call for Papers *** Congo Research Network (CRN) Stream Panels at CFP CRN ASAUK PANELS African Studies Association Biennial Conference (ASAUK) 7-9 September 2016 in Cambridge, UK Conference details: http://www.asauk.net/asauk-biennial-conference-2016/ Please send abstracts of maximum 250 words to the convenors of the panels below by 26 March 2016. Social Value, Political Economy and Mimicry in Congolese Popular Politics … Continue reading

Atelier CRN UNIKIN, 9 janvier, 12-14h, Centre d’études politiques.

Cher-e-s tou-te-s, j’ai le plaisir de vous annoncer le prochain atelier du CongoResearchNetwork, qui aura lieu le 9 janvier 2015, de 12h a 14h, au Centre d’études politiques, Facultes de Sciences Sociales, UNIKIN. Papier lu par Dr Ignace Ndongala (FTSR/Udem Montreal et Institut Lumen Vitae, Bruxelles, ignacendongala@yahoo.fr)  La RDC, horizon 2016 : les Églises chrétiennes et … Continue reading

Appel candidatures stages individuels – oproep individuele beurzen MRAC/KMCA Tervueren, Belgium

Version néerlandaise en dessous Chères/Chers collègues, Dans le cadre du programme de Stages de l’Accord-Cadre, nous pourrons attribuer des bourses de stages individuels en 2015. Nouvelle orientation à donner aux bourses à la demande de la DGD : Nous devons vous informer du fait que la DGD souhaiterait recentrer les stages sur une coopération plus institutionnelle : … Continue reading

CRN Workshop : Current Perspectives in Congo Research, Brussels, December 20

Workshop: Current Perspectives in Congo Research (Human and Social Sciences). Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles, December 20 2013.   9-9.15: Welcome speech by Dr. Katrien PYPE (assistant professor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) and Benoît HENRIET (PhD student, Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles).   9.15-10.15: Panel 1. The Congo and International Policies: Peacekeeping, Cooperation and Global Crisis.   Chair/Discussant: … Continue reading

ASA Women’s Caucus Lecture: “Congo (DR) Women- History of Atrocities, Myths, Trauma and Resilience”

The 2013 Women’s Caucus Luncheon and Lecture, will be held at the 56th ASA Annual Meeting in Baltimore on Saturday November 23rd at 12:00PM to 1:15PM, in Harborside Ballroom C. This year’s speaker is Professor Ngwarsungu Chiwengo, and she will be talking about the ongoing violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and its … Continue reading

Appel à communications : LA GOUVERNANCE DES PROVINCES ET ETD EN RDCongo, PROGRAMME UCC-VLIR du 19 au 21 mars 2014

La constitution du 18 février 2006 instaure un Etat régionalisé et décentralisé. Celui-ci peine à prendre son envol à cause des jeux et enjeux des acteurs aux niveaux national et local malgré l’optimisme affiché des gouvernants congolais dont le président de la république. Ces acteurs se positionnent selon deux logiques : changer ou maintenir la gouvernance … Continue reading

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