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Current and past ACT events, live and digital. ACT is developing video formats, ensuring cross-border and -language scientific communication and knowledge transfer. Most of our events will take place in hybrid form or solely digital.


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ACT in Video Dialogue
Researchers in a moderated, controversial talk
Africa Talks



Upcoming Events


Humanities And Social Sciences Colloquium:
Basile Ndjio

25 October 2021

3 PM - 4 PM

EUCOR Cross-border Workshop Series: The trouble with the state. Boundaries and networks in Africa

25 October

2 November

9 November 2021

Pape Samba Sow "Zoumba"

Les Silences Du Miroir
Stage play and subsequent panel discussion

28 October 2021

6:15 - 9:15 PM

Prof. Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni

Cognitive Imperialism in African Studies: Reflections on Decolonial Turns

29 October 2021

3 PM

Freiburg Africa Talks

African perspectives on migration research

8 November 2021

8 PM c.t.

Jakob Vogel (Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin)

Die "Kolonialwissenschaften" im französischen Hochschulsystem seit dem 19. Jahrhundert und ihr heutiges Erbe in Frankreich

Lecture in the context of the research colloquium at the Frankreich-Zentrum in cooperation with ACT and CASTS


7:15 - 9 PM




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The official opening of the Africa Centre for Transregional Research took place virtually on May 4, 2020. 
All announced speakers recorded their contributions. more...
Opening of ACT
May 4, 2020