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Call for Applications: Social movements and the position of the researcher, Basel

June 14, 2013

"Social movements and the position of the researcher. Methods and approaches for analysing contemporary contestation and mobilisation" 


Combining public lectures and discussions with two parallel workshops on conceptual and methodological issues in social movement research, the University of Basel’s Centre for African Studies (CASB) and the Research Group on Political Transformation at the Institute of Social Anthropology invite PhD students and postdocs to two days of vigorous debate on their empirical research and specific methodological and/or conceptual questions.


The workshops are offered in the framework of the joint training module ‘Methodological Challenges in Area Studies’ (a cooperation of the Centre for African Studies Basel and the University Research Priority Program Asia and Europe at the University of Zürich) and the Graduate School of Social Sciences at the University of Basel.

17 - 18 September 2013
Basler Afrika Bibliographien (BAB)
Klosterberg 21-23
4001 Basel, Switzerland


Call for Application: http://zasb.unibas.ch/fileadmin/afrikakomp/redaktion/Dokumente/News_2013/Social_Movement_Workshop_Basel_2013_Call_for_Applications.pdf


Programme Draft: http://zasb.unibas.ch/fileadmin/afrikakomp/redaktion/Dokumente/News_2013/Social_Movement_Workshop_Basel_2013_Programme_Draft.pdf