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Education For Life Africa – Registration

Please register as a participant for the conference by filling in the forms below and by transferring the appropriate amount of money to the NVAS bank account indicated below.

Registration fees:
 
€ 100 normal registration fee
€ 90 euro when you register before 15 March 2017
€ 80 euro when you register before 15 February 2017
€ 80 euro when you are an NVAS member
€ 70 euro when you are an NVAS member and register before 15 March 2017
€ 60 euro when you are an NVAS member and register before 15 February 2017
€ 50 euro when you are an MA- or BA-student (student pass required)

Payment:
 
The fee is transferrable to NVAS, Leiden, bankaccount no. NL08INGB0007819046 before mentioned dates, latest 10 May 2017, reference: EFLIA and the name(s) of the person(s) paid for.  We are looking forward to meeting you!
 

50 years Centre for International Conflict – Analysis & Management

On Thursday June 2nd, the Centre for International Conflict – Analysis & Management celebrates its fiftieth anniversary. NVAS members are kindly invite to join in the celebrations. Stathis Kalyvas and Bertrand Badie will speak about ‘Images of the Enemy in the 21st century’. Their remarks will be followed by a public debate with the audience, moderated by Petra Stienen. Continue reading

CFP: African and Diasporan African Literature: Imaginings, Modernities and Vision

The Tydskrift vir letterkunde (South Africa) organizes a conference “African and Diasporan African Literature: Imaginings, Modernities and Visions”, 5–6 October 2016, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Participants should submit their proposals before 30 May to Ms Tercia Klopper.
For more information see the full CFP.

CFP: Sahelian Identities in Times of Crisis, Past and Present

Programme Point-Sud Workshop
Sahelian Identities in Times of Crisis, Past and Present
Date and Place:
Bamako, 10-14 December 2016

Recent years have witnessed growing interest in Sahelian societies as they confront the effects of various forms of violence, internal and external, that have disrupted or modified the way individuals and groups relate to each other and conceive of self. The aim of the proposed workshop is to provoke a critical reflection around ongoing socio-political processes in the Sahelian region, particularly in Mali and by linking them to historical and political configurations that have given shape, and continue to give shape and form to the Sahel as a geographical, a political, a moral as well as an ideological field of enquiry. Continue reading

Meine Pieter van Dijk

Meine Pieter van Dijk is economist and em. professor of Water Services Management at UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft, professor of entrepreneurship at Maastricht School of Management and em. professor of Urban management at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and at the Institute of Housing and Urban development Studies (IHS) of Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He is member of the research schools CERES and SENSE. He worked on and in developing countries since 1973 and as a consultant for NGOs, the Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, different bilateral donors and UN agencies.

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Vacancy: Internship proposal – Special Projects Manager – Artistic Platform

jaklsdfIAM is the first platform dedicated to women in visual arts, fashion and design from Africa and its Diaspora. IAM is a bilingual (English/French) cross-media platform, encompassing both an editorial website accessible on www.iam-africa.com, a high quality print magazine published twice a year and a program of events. IAM explores local artistic African scenes; portrays artists, designers, curators and art professionals from Africa and its Diaspora and brings together an audience of contemporary women – and men – who believe in the future of Africa and are inspired by those strong personalities. IAM’s overall content is conceived and produced by a team of art, fashion and design connoisseurs across Africa, Europe and North America. To support the coordination of a series of projects related to the platform development, IAM is looking for a Special Projects Manager.
During her/his internship our new colleague will work on:
– web content management: manages the flow of content received from contributors and
supports the process for review, approval, formatting and publishing on the website.
– archiving: creates a database of biographies and artwork visuals
– newsletter: coordinates IAM’s bi-monthly newsletter

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Vacancy: Online contributor at IAM – Intense Art Magazine

IAM is the first platform dedicated to women in visual arts, fashion and design from Africa and its Diaspora. IAM is a bilingual (English/French) cross-media platform, encompassing jaklsdfboth an editorial website accessible on www.iam-africa.com, a high quality print magazine published twice a year and a program of events. IAM explores local artistic African scenes; portrays artists, designers, curators and art professionals from Africa and its Diaspora and brings together an audience of contemporary women – and men – who believe in the future of Africa and are inspired by those strong personalities. IAM’s overall content is conceived and produced by a team of art, fashion and design connoisseurs across Africa, Europe and North America.

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Vacancy: postdoc position at the Centre for Frugal Innovation in Africa

The Centre for Frugal Innovation in Africa (CFIA) – a Netherlands based multidisciplinary research centre established by Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and Erasmus University Rotterdam – has a vacancy for a postdoc position in the field of frugal and inclusive business models for research in the project “Frugal Innovations and Responsible Entrepreneurship: Case Studies in the Water and Health Sectors in East Africa”. More information on the vacancy, on how to apply, and on the research project                 can  be  found at the CFIA website (http://www.cfia.nl) or at Academic Transfer (https://www.academictransfer.com).

Photo exhibition ‘Spiritual Highway’

Vanaf begin februari tot eind maart kunt u de fototentoonstelling ‘de Spiritual sp 1highway’

sp2bezichtigen in Café Noord in het Matthias de Vrieshof 4 in Leiden. Op 25 februari zal Marloes Janson om 17.15 een lezing houden over het onderwerp van de expositie. Na de lezing zal er, onder het genot van een drankje, gelegenheid zijn om in Café Noord de foto’s te bezichtigen.Voor meer informatie over de expositie, zie: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/events/2016/02/photo-exhibition-the-spiritual-highway

 Voor meer informatie over de lezing van Marloes Janson, zie. https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/events/2016/02/the-spiritual-highway-lagos

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