Meetings of AEGIS Board & AEGIS Scientific Advisory Committee

July 7th 2015, 10:00-13:00 – École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), 190-198 Avenue de France, 75013 Paris

Plenary AEGIS Meeting

July 7th 2015, 14:30-18:00 – École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), 190-198 Avenue de France, 75013 Paris
Contact: Kadya Tall (
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European Librarians in African Studies (ELIAS) 9th Annual Meeting

July 7th 2015, 9:00 – 19:00 – BULAC, 65 Rue des Grands Moulins, 75013 Paris

Theme: “Special Collections”. The meeting will focus on presentations of rare and archival materials of our institutions covering a broad range of topics, formats and periods. Topics about acquisition (collect, supports, legal issues), methodological issues (preservation, cataloguing, metadata standards) and collections valorization (digitalization, access, diffusion, exploitation) will be addressed.

Organization: BULAC / IMAF / ELIAS Working Group
Contact persons: Marine Defosse (, Fabrice Melka (

IAI Africa Meeting

July 8th 2015, 17:00-19:00 – Sorbonne, Amphithéâtre S_Bachelard

IAI Publications Committee Meeting

July 9th 2015, 12:00-14:00 – Room: D052

Collaborative Research Groups within AEGIS: What is on Offer?

July 9th 2015, 12:00-14:00 – Sorbonne, Amphithéâtre S_Bachelard

The Africa –Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies (AEGIS) has created thematic groups which have the specificity that they are open to researchers from outside the 29 AEGIS member institutes. Since 2011 the following Collaborative Research Groups (CRGs) have seen the light: Africa in the Indian Ocean, African history, African Borderlands Research Network, Drylands, Politics in Africa, Violent conflict, and Visual and Expressive Cultures. After a short introduction of the idea behind this institutional innovation (Andreas Mehler) the coordinators of those CRGs will present main rationale, topics, past and future activities of their CRG followed by Q&A.

CRG Drylands

July 9th 2015, 14.00-15.30 – Sorbonne, Amphithéâtre Bachelard

Moving towards a new research agenda: Interdisciplinary approaches and new networks

CRG African History Annual Business Meeting

July 9th 2015, 16:00-18:00 – Sorbonne, Amphithéâtre S_Bachelard

Uganda Studies Association Meeting

July 10th 2015, 14:00-16:00 – Sorbonne, Amphithéâtre S_Bachelard