Congresses and workshops
Since 1995, the Institute of African Studies has hosted a number of national and international congresses, among others:
• International workshop on “Religious Space and the Shaping of Gender Identities in Transcultural Encounters” (5th-6th January 2007), organised by Prof. Dr. Adam Jones.
>> A selection of the papers presented at the workshop have been published in: Comparativ (5/6, 2007).• “Afrika 2000”. Conference of the Vereinigung von Afrikanisten in Deutschland (Association of Africanists in Germany) (30th March – 1st April 2000); organised by HD Dr. Ulf Engel, Prof. Dr. Adam Jones, Prof. Dr. Robert Kappel.
>> Papers published among others in: Engel, Ulf, Adam Jones & Robert Kappel (eds): Afrika 2000. 17. Tagung der Vereinigung von Afrikanisten in Deutschland, 30.03.-01.04.2000, Leipzig 2000 (CD-Rom); Wolff, H. Ekkehard (ed): Tied Tongues. The African Renaissance as a Challenge for Language Planning. Münster 2003 (Section „Language Policy in Africa“).
• “Zweiter Weltkongress für Afrikanische Sprachwissenschaft” (“Second World Congress on African Linguistics”) (27th July – 3rd August 1997); organised by Prof. Dr. Ekkehard Wolff and colleagues.
>> Papers published in: H. Ekkehard Wolff und Orin D. Gensler (eds): Proceedings of the 2nd World Congress of African Linguistics Leipzig 1997. Köln 2000. (among others: keynote presentations by Mohamed Abdulaziz, Ayo Bamgbose, Paul Newman and Kay Williamson †)