November 29, 2022

2nd GSHS Research Day at Gutenberg University, Mainz  

On 14 October 2022, members of the project attended and represented ceditraa at the second Research Day of the Graduate School of the Humanities and Social […]
November 8, 2022

CEDITRAA AT SITUATIONS 2022 Conference

Casandra Chistinean was part of this year’s interdisciplinary conference titled “Situations 2022 – Global Content Provider: Korean Film and TV Drama Industry and Entertainment”. “Situations: Cultural […]
November 8, 2022

4th Korean Popular Culture Workshop in Frankfurt, 16/11/2022

The 4th edition of the Korean Popular Culture Workshop will take place on the 16th of November 2022 between 4 and 6 pm CET. The event […]
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 21, 2022

Izuu Nwankwọ

Dr. Izuu Nwankwọ Dr. Izuu Nwankwọ is with the Department of Anthropology and African Studies, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz. His recent books are Yabbing and Wording: […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 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 […]