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2021 Prize for Outstanding Master's Theses in Area Studies - Call for Entries

The Leibniz ScienceCampus Europe and America and CITAS have launched the second edition of the Prize for Outstanding Master's Theses in Area Studies at UR. The prize promotes the development of research and teaching with relevance to area studies in the fields of social sciences, humanities, law and economics. Students can apply until 31 October 2021.

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Lecture Series: AI Area Studies and the Global South (Andreas Sudmann)

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Andreas Sudmann (Regensburg) explores how a fruitful exchange between area studies and artificial intelligence (AI) could emerge, in particular in the context of the Global South.

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Lecture Series: Das Internet als Raum feministischen Widerstands aus dem Globalen Süden (Ana Nenadović)

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Ana Nenadović (Berlin) explores how women's blogging in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa can form a Femisphere that enables transnational connections that contribute to critiques of patriarchy, Eurocentrism and coloniality.

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Research Colloquium: The Cognitive Empire and Coloniality of Knowledge in Africa

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In this semester's final Research Colloquium session Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni will speak about the connection between knowledge and coloniality. This event is organized in cooperation with the CITAS KNOW-IN network.

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