Activities at ECAS 2023 âAfrican Futuresâ
Panel Anth33: Global-African entanglement:Â transformation and continuity ofÂ social inequalities and labourÂ practices. Thursday, 1.6.23,Â 9:00-10:45h,15:00-16:45h; Philosophikum, S66, University of Cologne.Â Â Link to panel
Panel & Roundtable Anth42: Fulani as a security threat in theÂ Sahel? How to derailÂ established narratives andÂ strengthen pastoralist/minorityÂ voices. Friday, 2.6.23,Â 15:00-16:45h, 17:15-19:00h; HĂ¶rsaalgebĂ€ude, HĂ¶rssaalÂ E, University of Cologne.Â Link to panel
Audio-visual station "Alter Voices â CovidÂ Stories: A podcastÂ series of the researchÂ unit âCommunicationÂ during and after COVID-19: (re)producing socialÂ inequalities and/orÂ opportunities amongÂ African migrants in theÂ United Arab EmiratesÂ and Chinaâ. 18.5.23-11.6.23, Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Cologne.Â Link to description
Conference in UAE: The Production and Reproduction of Social Inequalitiesâ
âInequalities in the Gulf and Beyondâ, second conference of the Research Unit âThe Production and Reproduction of Social Inequalitiesâ, 6.-7.2.2023, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Workshop on forced migration
Stakeholder Workshops on âForced migration and internal displacement from the North West and South West regions of Cameroonâ
May 2022, ALDEPA Maroua, Mairie de Foumbot, UNIC YaoundĂ©
- Policy brief on the effects of the Anglophone Conflict on the Mbororo Indigenous Minority in Cameroon
- Policy brief on the situation of Anglophone Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in the Far North and West Regions of Cameroon
Conference in Germany: The Production and Reproduction of Social Inequalitiesâ
Opening Conference of the Research Unit âThe Production and Reproduction of Social Inequalitiesâ 11 to 12 November 2021, University of Cologne (virtual)
Past Events (selection)
Panel discussion 'Remembering Spanish Flu during Covid-19: Reinforcing Existing Inequalities or Opening up New Opportunities?', with Prof. Dr. Michaela Pelican, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Lindner, and Dr. Jonathan Ngeh. In: Web Talk Series 'Corona Conversations: Mobility in a (Post)Covid Future' , Global South Studies Center (GSSC), University of Cologne, 27.10.2020
International workshop 'Towards an Independent Anthropology at African Universities:
Possibilites, Challenges, Trajectories'
10 to 11 January 2019, University of Cologne
Workshop of the Regional Working Group Africa of the German Association for Social and Cultural Anthropology (DGSKA), organized by Michael Bollig, Michaela Pelican, and Karim Zafer
programme | report
Collaborative research programme 'Urban youths' perspectives on making a future in Cameroon and/or abroad'
26 July to 19 September 2019, University of YaoundĂ© 1
organized by Michaela Pelican and Deli Teri Tize
Field School 'Africa-Asia Connections'
25 September to 8 October 2017, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town
organized by Michaela Pelican and Oliver Tappe
documentation of field school
International workshop 'Migration and the Global South: Mobility and Social Change'
27 to 29 March 2017, Casa de Rui Barbosa Foundation, Rio de Janeiro
organized by Claudio Costa Pinheiro and Nina Schneider
International workshop 'The Gender Dimensions of Human Trafficking'
22 to 23 January 2016, University of Cologne
organized by Michaela Pelican and the participants of the MA seminar 'Human Trafficking: academic and public debates'
International conference 'Ethnicity in (Pre-)Colonial Societies'
15 to 16 October 2015, University of Cologne
organized by the University of Cologne Forum Forum "Ethnicity as a Political Resource"
poster | programme
International conference 'Migration, Ethnicity, and the State'
26 to 28 March 2015 at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China
co-organized by the University of Cologne Forum Forum 'Ethnicity as a Political Resource' and the Center of Urban Studies, Sun Yat-sen University
poster | flyer | programme
2015 Annual Reception of the Rector of the University of Cologne
Panel Discussion with Prof. Dr. Matthias Sutter, Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Hofmann,
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Michaela Pelican and Dr. Patrick Honecker, 3.2.2015
Photo exhibition 'KAHINA: Art, Action, and Research' and panel discussion 'Melilla - on the border of Africa and Europe?'
17 to 28 November 2014, Allerweltshaus and University of Cologne
co-organized by the University of Cologne Forum Forum "Ethnicity as a Political Resource" and the participatory social action and research project 'Kahina'
BAOHAN Street: An African Community in Guangzhou
Photo exhibition by Li Dong (artist) and Michaela Pelican (curator)
15 October - 15 November 2014, University of Cologne.
International Conference, 2.-4.4.2014, University of Cologne
'Conceptualizing Ethnicity as a Political Resource - across Disciplines, Regions, and Periods'.
poster | flyer | programme
International Workshop, 5.-7.12.2013, University of Cologne
'Mobility within and to the Global South: alternative histories, labour policies, and citizenship regimes'.
abstract | poster | programme | report