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    23.05.2023 | Alumni, DIGI-FACE, TRANSCRIM | Leon Trampe
    Lunch Talk Lecture by Dr. Prosper Maguchu | 16 June 2023 (12:00 CET) | Online

    We are delighted to announce a lunch talk lecture on "New Discovery Channel: Is the U.S Subpoena 1782 a New Powerful Solution to ‘Follow the…


    17.05.2023 | AFAS, Agriculture, Development, Environment, Land Governance, Land Management | Marie Thomalla Arellano
    Our panel at “African Futures” – the European Conference on African Studies (ECAS)

    AFAS will participate in this year’s European Conference on African Studies (ECAS) from 31 May to 3 June 2023 in Cologne (Germany). ECAS is hosted…


    17.05.2023 | General - DAAD | Thanh Thi Nguyen
    Pro-RUWA calls for applicants for training:

    Transform from face-to-face lectures to e-learning Topics cover (in French): - Powerpoint in e-learning - Design the course in Moodle - Various sources in Moodle…


    15.05.2023 | General - DAAD | Karlien Potgieter
    Call for application MAY – Canva

    Do you need to set up a poster or invitation for your institution? Do you want to improve the look of your CV or application…


    CEMEREM partners meeting at Taita Taveta University on April 3, 2023, to discuss the progress of the project.
    09.04.2023 | CEMEREM, Education | Nashon Adero
    Advancing Mining and Natural Resource Management Education and Research: TU Bergakademie Freiberg Professors Engage with Senior Government Officials during Visit to Taita Taveta University

    Two professors from the Technical University and Mining Academy, Freiberg (TU Bergakademie Freiberg), Germany, visited Taita Taveta University (TTU), Kenya, as part of the key…


    03.04.2023 | AFAS, Education, Environment, Scholarships | Marie Thomalla Arellano
    AFAS – Call for Application

    The call for application is now open: AFAS scholarship program on Nature-Based Solutions (NbS) regarding Climate Change Adaptation and Biodiversity Conservation in African Savannas


    30.03.2023 | General - DAAD, Scholarships | Eike Helmes
    Call for Applications: Master / PhD scholarships within DAAD In-country/in-region scholarship programme

    DAAD offers Master and PhD scholarships through its IC/IR programme in Sub-Saharan Africa for Sub-Saharan African Citizens. Scholarships are available for Master and PhD courses…


    29.03.2023 | AFAS, Education, Environment, General - DAAD, Scholarships | Marie Thomalla Arellano
    AFAS – Retrospect on previous activities

    DAAD Climate and Environment Center “Future African Savannas” (AFAS) just opened the application and selection process for the second cohort of our Master's programme. On…


    29.03.2023 | General - DAAD | Paul Webb
    Two out of every three countries in the world have visited the DIGI-FACE platform.

    DIGI-FACE statistics at the end of 2022 showed that the site had been visited from 137 countries. This was an amazing statistic as there are…


    28.03.2023 | General - DAAD, Land Governance, Land Management, Scholarships | Eva Rothenpieler
    NELGA Calls for Application

    DAAD is offering fellowships for research stays in Burkina Faso and for staff exchange between African universities NELGA is a partnership of over 70 leading…


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    Keynote Lecture: Crimes Against Humanity Convention – Prof Dr Gerhard Kemp

    We are glad to announce that Prof Dr Gerhard Kemp will give a lecture “Crimes Against Humanity Convention” as part of the African-German Research Network on 15 July 2022 at 12 pm (CET). Prof Kemp is Professor of Law at the University of Derby (United Kingdom) specializing in international and transnational criminal justice, international humanitarian law, comparative criminal law and post-conflict studies and Advisory Board Member of the Research Network. He is advocate of the High Court of South Africa, fellow for the Royal Society for Arts (RSA), serves on the board of directors of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) and is a member of the advisory council of the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative at the Whitney R Harris World Law Institute (St Louis). Prof Kemp serves on the editorial boards of several international academic journals. He has authored numerous publications on…