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 […]
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 […]
February 9, 2022

Hyginus Ekwuazi

Prof. Dr. Hyginus Ekwuazi Professor of Broadcasting & Film at University of Ibadan, Ibadan/Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos Hyginus Ekwuazi heads the graduate programme in film production at […]