September 29, 2022

Workshop “Orality and Cinema in Kenya”

On 5-7 September 2022, the Workshop “Orality and Cinema in Kenya: the Practice of Film DJs and Audiences” took place in Naivasha, Kenya, as part of the Thyssen-project of CEDITRAA […]
September 8, 2022

Keynote Lecture by Prof. Dr. Martin Kretschmer

On 21 September, 2022, 4:30-6.00 p.m., Prof. Dr. Martin Kretschmer (CREATe, University of Glasgow)  will give a public lecture on “Copyright and Non-Use” in the context […]
September 7, 2022

Workshop “Copyright, CARE and African Music Archives”

On 21 and 22 September 2022, CEDITRAA member Ute Röschenthaler and affiliate Hauke Dorsch act as co-convenors of an international workshop entitled “Copyright, CARE and African […]
August 17, 2022

The Future of Cinema Lies in Africa

CEDITRAA researchers Vinzenz Hediger and Sonia Campanini have been interviewed for the current edition of Forschung Frankfurt, a special issue on Africa research. Below is an […]
July 10, 2022

Workshop “Popular Music Production and Regulation Online”

From 14 to 15 July 2022, Alexander Peukert, associated CEDITRAA member, Goethe University Frankfurt, and CEDITRAA member Ute Röschenthaler organise an interdisciplinary workshop “Comparative Perspectives on […]
June 28, 2022

CEDITRAA fellow Dr. Patrick Oloko at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz 

Dr. Patrick Oloko is the first CEDITRAA fellow at the department of Anthropology and African Studies, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. Oloko is a well-known scholar of Literature and Cultural Studies at the department of […]
June 22, 2022

Meeting CEDITRAA research partners in Kinshasa

During a joint field trip to Kinshasa, DR Congo, Nico Nassenstein and Artemis Saleh met current research partners and strengthened their relationships with Congolese researchers, cultural […]
May 31, 2022

VAD Conference Panel: Reciprocal perspectives

Matthias Krings and Izuu Nwankwọ will host a double session panel with the title “Reciprocal perspectives: jocular anthropology and characterisations of the ‘other’ in African and […]
May 31, 2022

VAD Conference Panel: Digital transformation and the production of de-colonial cultural space

Sonia Campanini, Usaku Robinson Wammanda and Tom Simmert will host a panel at this year’s VAD conference, organised by the Association for African Studies in Germany. […]