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[ecrea] call: Afroeuropeans, Tampere 6-8- July 2017

Wed Jan 18 12:41:51 GMT 2017

*Call for Papers*
*Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe*
*Sixth biennial network conference, *University of Tampere, Finland, 6 - 8 July 2017
African European Studies and Black European Studies explore social spaces and cultural practices that are characterized by a series of contemporary and historical overlaps between Africa, the African diasporas, and Europe. The sixth biennial network conference, organized by the University of Tampere and the international /Afroeuropeans – Black Cultures and Identities in Europe/ research network, aims to contribute to the existing scholarship in Europe with a view to establish it more firmly in its several disciplinary locations. The general theme of the Afroeuropeans 2017 conference is African diaspora and European cultural heritage. The confirmed keynote speakers are:

  * Professor */Paul Gilroy/*, American and English Literature, King’s
    College London
  * Professor */Elisa Joy White/*, African American and African Studies,
    University of California at Davis and Vice President, Association
    for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD)
  * Dr. */Henry Mainsah/*, The Oslo School of Architecture and Design
  * LL.M */Domenica Ghidei Biidu/*, Member of European Commission
    against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)
  * */Jani Toivola/*, Member of the Finnish Parliament

The scientific committee of the 6^th /Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe/ network conference has accepted over 30 sessions that explore the multidisciplinary nature of the scholarship and create dialogue between academics, activists and artists from around the world. Titles and descriptions of the accepted sessions and instructions for submissionscan be found on the conference website Proposals that do not directly deal with the topics of the accepted sessions can be submitted under the category “Other” on the electronic form. Faculty of Social Sciences - <>
Call for Papers. See the Call for Papers here Deadline for online submissions for individual papers (presentations) is 24 February 2017. We ask you to send your ...

For more information on the conference programme and the cultural programme organized together with our collaborators, please visit the conference website <> For inquiries please contact: (afroeuropeans2017 /at/ <mailto:(afroeuropeans2017 /at/> On behalf of the local organizing committee and the international /Afroeuropeans – Black Cultures and Identities in Europe/ research network,
/Anna Rastas/
Dr. Soc.Sc., Docent of Social Anthropology, Academy of Finland Research Fellow
Chair of the local organizing committee, University of Tampere

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