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Rita Kesselring bei Radio SRF 2 Kultur

Tandem – Auf der Suche nach Wahrheit. Die Ethnologin Rita Kesselring forscht über Apartheid und den Rohstoffhandel aus dem südlichen Afrika. Und die Präsidentin des Vereins «Back to the Roots», Sarah Ineichen, recherchiert die Herkunft von...
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Black Lives Matter - Launch of new website

In response to the Black Lives Matter protests in Basel and globally, the Centre for African Studies and the Urban Studies program at the University of Basel launch this website as a platform for listening and learning from all members of...

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New Publication by Dr. Andrea Kaiser-Grolimund

Transfigurations of Aging - Everyday self-care in a civil servant milieu of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Read Marta Rudnicka on the research blog of the University of Basel

When Fieldwork Meets Pandemic in Northern Ghana

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New Publication by Lesley Braun

In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia, African History

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New Publication by Brigit Obrist and Piet van Eeuwijk in Journal 'Medical Anthropology'

Medical Anthropology in, of, for and with Africa: Three Hotspots

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Amanda Hammar's lecture at the 5th JJ Bachofen Lecture (2019) is now on YouTube

Neither property nor personhood are uncontested concepts or static empirical realities. Each term has its own contextual meanings shaped by specific yet changing historical, spatial, social, cultural, political and economic conditions....