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AEGIS European Conference on African Studies

11 - 14 July 2007
African Studies Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands

ECAS 2007 Conference

The African Studies Centre is hosting AEGIS’s (Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies) second biennial conference in Leiden, the Netherlands from 11-14 July 2007.

The first European Conference on African Studies (ECAS) was held at the School of Oriental and African Studies and the Institute of Commonwealth Studies in London in July 2005. This long-awaited conference was a great success and it is hoped that ECAS 2007 will be just as interesting and thought-provoking.

The conference in Leiden has “African Alternatives: Initiative and Creativity beyond Current Constraints” as its theme.

Please note that the call for panels and paper abstracts submission is now closed. The timetable of the conference is now available.

For more information on AEGIS: www.aegis-eu.org

Related to ECAS 2007:
European Librarians' Day on Africana Collections: Tuesday, 10 July 2007
Latest ASC Webdossier: African Studies. Issues and Trends

ECAS Photo shoot

 
Mr. Moeletsi Mbeki   ASC director Leo de Haan addresses the delegates
 
Faculty Restaurant   Roundtable Justice versus Peace
 
Book exhibit   AEGIS President Patrick Chabal
 
Minister Bert Koenders   Conference organizer Gitty Petit