Forum for Africa Studies

What’s news? Bamako, Mali, August 2018. Photo: Sten Hagberg

Forum for Africa Studies is an interdisciplinary centre whose purpose is to support research on Africa in Uppsala University and to facilitate contacts and the exchange of research information between departments as well as outside of the university. Forum leads research projects, organizes lectures, film screenings, symposia and round-tables, and hosts its seminar series Friday Seminar in Africa Studies. Forum for Africa Studies publishes research results, in hard copy and online.

Forum for Africa Studies is located at the Dept. of Cultural Anthropology & Ethnology and is led by its Director, Professor Sten Hagberg. Other Anthropologists currently involved in Forum's management are Dr Molly Sundberg and Dr Ulrika Trovalla. Forum’s Chairperson is Senior Lecturer Dr Véronique Simon.