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: […]
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. […]
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 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 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 […]