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. […]
May 25, 2022

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

The CEDITRAA team is pleased to invite to a workshop on “Commentary and (social) media in East Africa” on Monday, 13 June 2022.
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

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 20, 2022

Dynamic Optimal Distinctiveness in South Korean Films

The sub-project investigates optimal distinctiveness under the contingency of time, focusing on South Korean films and using Computer Vision to elicit the novelty of films.
January 31, 2022

Egbert Amoncio

Egbert Amoncio Post-doctoral Researcher,Goethe University Frankfurt Egbert Amoncio is a post-doctoral researcher in the Chair for the Study of Economic Institutions, Innovation, and East Asian Development […]
January 28, 2022

Archival Access and Artistic Creation: Nigerian Film Heritage in the Novelty Spiral