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28th Annual Conference: ‘Representing Poverty and Precarity in a Postcolonial World’ – conference programme and registration now available

The 28th GAPS Conference will take place at the University of Bonn from 25-27 May 2017 and focus on the subject of ‘Representing Poverty and Precarity in a Postcolonial World’. For the conference program and registration please go to gaps2017.wordpress.com.


Offener Brief des Vorstands und Beirats der Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien zur Aprilausgabe 2016 von Forschung & Lehre

Find the full open letter that has been written in reaction to the April 2016 "Political Correctness"-issue of Forschung & Lehre here.


Postgraduate Conference "Postcolonial Narrations"

The fifth conference of the postgraduate forum "Postcolonial Narrations" will take place from 5-7 October at the University of Erfurt under the title "Memory and Media: The Making of Postcolonial Histories".

For the CfP (deadline 30 June 2017) please click here. For further information please see the PGF "Postcolonial Narrations" website.


‘Queer’ Asia Conference 2017: Desire, Decolonisation & Decriminalisation
– Call for Papers


The conference "‘Queer’ Asia Conference 2017: Desire, Decolonisation & Decriminalisation" will be held at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London on 16 June, 2017. Screenings and workshops will take place on 17 June 2017. The deadline for abstract submissions is 26 February, 2017. For more information please see the call for papers or visit the conference website. You can also join the event on facebook.


Conference "Islands on Sale: New Zealand and Pacific Arts in the Global Marketplace" – Call for Papers

The conference "Islands on Sale: New Zealand and Pacific Arts in the Global Marketplace", co-hosted by the University of Northampton in association with Te Kāhui Rangahau Kōrero mō Aotearoa New Zealand Studies Network, will take place from 30 June - 1 July 2017 at Regent’s University, London. For more information, please download the call for papers.


"Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe"
Sixth biennial network conference


The next biennnial conference on African European Studies will be held at the University of Tampere, Finland from 6-8 July 2017. The deadline for online submissions is 24 February 2017. Titles and descriptions of the accepted sessions and instructions for submissions can be found on the call for sessions on the conference website. For more information on the conference programme and the cultural programme please visit the conference website.


Conference "India@70"

The Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies and the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies at the University of Nottingham invite paper submissions for a one-day multidisciplinary conference, India@70, to be held on September 21, 2017 at UoN's University Park campus. For more information please see the CfP or the conference website.


Conference "Encounters with difference"
– Call for Papers


The conference on travel writing and gender titled "Encounters with difference " will take place at Freie Universität Berlin from 27-28 October 2017. The cfp, which will close on 15 June 2017, can be found here.


DRV Summer School "The Self and the Other: Afro-Diasporic Literatures and Questions of Migration, Identity, and Colonial Stereotypes" – Call for Participation

The upcoming summer school entitled "The Self and the Other: Afro-Diasporic Literatures and Questions of Migration, Identity, and Colonial Stereotypes" will take place at the University of Würzburg from 18-23 September 2017.
The summer school is open for graduate students, post-graduate students, and M.A. students of English and Romance Literature and Cultural Studies. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2017. For more information please see the call for participation.


Conference "The Poetics and Politics of Identity"
– Call for Papers


The 3rd international conference titled "The Poetics and Politics of Identity" organised by the Tunisian Association for English Language Studies (TAELS) will take place at the Vincci-Marillia Hotel in Hammamet, Tunisia from 24-25 November 2017. For more information please visit the TAELS website see the call for papers.


Conference "Critical Negotiations in Black British Literature and the Arts"
– Call for Papers


The conference "On Whose Terms?: Ten Years On... (Critical Negotiations in Black British Literature and the Arts)" will take place at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK from 22-23 March 2018. For more information please see the call for papers.


current yearbook

Re-Inventing the Postcolonial (in the) Metropolis
Cecile Sandten & Annika Bauer (eds.) Brill 2016
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