May 25, 2022

Workshop on “Commentary and (social) media in East Africa”

The CEDITRAA team based at JGU Mainz now offers a postdoc fellowship for up to one month.
May 16, 2022

Announcement of a Fellowship of the Project „CEDITRAA – Cultural Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation in Africa and Asia“

The CEDITRAA team based at JGU Mainz now offers a postdoc fellowship for up to one month.
March 28, 2022

A Key to Korea‘s Compressed Modernity

Hwang Sok-yong is one of South Korea’s most widely read and most prolific writers. The author of more than a dozen novels and the hugely popular, ten-volume “Jang Gil-san”, an epic about […]
March 4, 2022

In a world in which power lies in the control of brands, Putin seeks power through the acquisition of lands

Is there a connection between Russia’s unprovoked war of aggression against Ukraine and the emerging new world order of cultural production? Yes there is, and it […]
March 1, 2022

Cinema narrators as cultural entrepreneurs

On 25 February 2022, Matthias Krings and Solomon Waliaula (Mainz University) presented recent findings of their research project “Cinema narration in East Africa – an intermedial […]
February 17, 2022

Call for Contributions until 28/02/22: BTS, a Critical Reader

Responsible Contact Person at CEDITRAA: Casandra Christinean Dr. Frances Gateward, one of the guest lecturers of last year’s Korean Popular Culture Workshop, and her research team […]
February 16, 2022

Ceditraa members meeting at Pan-Atlantic Univerisity, Lagos

Photo: Artwork in Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art (Artemis Saleh) Yesterday Artemis Saleh went to visit Prof. Dr. Hyginus Ekwuazi and Usaku Robinson Wammanda at the […]
February 16, 2022

Screen Worlds workshop now online

The Screen Worlds Workshop “Shaping the Conversation: Decolonising Film with Nigerian Women Filmmakers Omoni Oboli + Tope Oshin” is now online. African women filmmakers are continuously […]
January 28, 2022

Remaking Nollywood: Networks of Circulations and Memory Constructions

Over the last few years the so-called New Nollywood industry has produced several films that are remakes or sequels of Old Nollywood movies from the video […]