Posts tagged ‘IFRA/BIEA Conference room’

IFRA Conference: Global History & Africa – Swahili Epic in a Global Context, Feb. 17 2014 @ IFRA/BIEA

Date: February 17, 2014
Venue: IFRA/BIEA Conference Room
Time: 9.30 am – 12.30 pm
Entry: Prior RSVP to

Presentations by Carla Bocchetti – Swahili Poetry and Stone Town Architecture, Researcher IFRA and Clarissa Vierke – Facing both ways: Swahili Poetry and the Construction of a Coastal Swahili Identity, Moi University/Bayreuth University.

Discussant: Susan Mwangi – Kenyatta University

February 14, 2014 at 11:40 am Leave a comment

Book Launch: Commerce with the Universe By Prof. Gaurav Desai, Jul. 23 2013 @ BIEA

book: commerce with the universe

book: commerce with the universe

Date: July 23, 2013
Venue: BIEA
Time: 10 am

This talk draws upon my book on the Asian (Indian) presence in and connections with Africa being published by Columbia University Press in August 2013. The book is primarily focused on the twentieth century, but it has an overarching frame that reaches to the twelfth century world of the Indian Ocean trade re-created by Amitav Ghosh in his book In an Antique Land.

Prof. Gaurav Desai
Prof. Gaurav Desai teaches in the Department of English and in the Program of African and African Diaspora Studies at Tulane University, New Orleans. His work has focused on various aspects of colonialism, postcoloniality, culture, law, literatures and the Asian-African imagination.

July 22, 2013 at 6:31 pm 1 comment

Thesis Defense: Political identity in Nairobi CBD by Lydia W. Muthuma, Jan. 14 2013 @ IFRA-BIEA

Date: January 14, 2013
Venue: IFRA – BIEA
Time: 2 pm

Jury : B. Calas (supervisor), Université de Bordeaux III ; P.A. Makachia, University of Nairobi ; C. Musambayi Katumbenga

January 4, 2013 at 9:52 am Leave a comment

Lecture/Book Launch: Can the African Neo-patrimonial State be Developmental? Sept. 21 2012 @ IFRA/BIEA Conference room

Date: September 21, 2012
Venue: IFRA/BIEA Conference room
Time: 1.30-3.30pm
Entry: Free [Reservation required:]

Lecture by Prof. Daniel Bach moderated by Dominique Connan

Download Lecture – Can the African neopatrimonial state be developmental – 21 Sept

September 18, 2012 at 6:30 pm Leave a comment

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