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JOB: Ray Pahl Fellowship in Urban Studies, 2016

10.06.2015 - Olivier Walther

The Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies (FURS), a charity associated with the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, wishes to appoint a post-doctoral Research Fellow, for the calendar year 2016. The Fellowship will be based in the African Centre for Cities (ACC) at the University of Cape Town for the full twelve months.

CFP Symposium Border Regions in Southern Africa

07.05.2015 - Wolfgang Zeller

in Katima Mulilo, Namibia, 7 - 8 September 2015 Deadline for paper proposals: 15th May 2015 full details via the link below

CFP AAG 2015 Cross-Border Conflicts in West Africa

15.09.2014 - Olivier Walther

CALL FOR PAPERS Paper session: “Cross-Border Conflicts in West Africa” Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting 2015, Chicago, USA, 21-25 April 2015 Organizers Olivier J. Walther, University of Southern Denmark William F.S. Miles, Northeastern University The objective of this paper session will be to explore the cross-border nature of radical movements and their organization in social networks. Joining the session Interested participants should send a title and abstract of max 250 words to Olivier Walther ( and William Miles ( by 13rd October 2014. We will notify contributors of acceptance by 20th October 2014. See attached call for details.

Publication of EVG outcome

06.03.2014 - Paolo Gaibazzi

Gaibazzi, P. (2014), Visa problem: certification, kinship, and the production of ‘ineligibility’ in the Gambia. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 20: 38–55. An article written with the support of a ESF grant for ABORNE scholars (available to members in the bibliography section). Thanks to CEA-Lisbon for hosting the grant holder!

ABS Annual Meeting, April 2-5, 2014 Albuquerque, NM

12.11.2013 - Olivier Walther

The next annual meeting of the Association for Borderlands Studies (ABS) will take place in Albuquerque, NM, April 2-5, 2014. The call for papers is available at: