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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:

CFP ABORNE 2014 annual conference

21.10.2013 - Wolfgang Zeller

The call for panels and papers for the 2014 ABORNE annual conference is still open. Visit the ABORNE Science Meeting page for all the details you need. Deadline for panel proposals: 31st October Deadline for individual paper proposals: 30 November

CFP - Border Markets - Articulo - Journal of Urban Research 11(2013)

02.10.2013 - Olivier Walther

CALL FOR PAPERS - Border Markets Articulo – Journal of Urban Research 11 (2013) Deadline for abstracts: November 15, 2013 Editor: Olivier Walther, Rutgers University The objective of this issue is to examine the characteristics of border markets in a comparative perspective. The editor welcomes contributions on the following topics: - The geographical specificity of border markets; - Border markets and trade liberalisation; - Booms and busts in border markets; - Border markets’ economic actors and local institutions; - Development policies implemented in border markets. Full CFP available at: -- Olivier J. Walther, Co-Editor Articulo – Journal of Urban Research Visiting Assistant Professor Division of Global Affairs Rutgers University 175 University Avenue Newark, NJ 07102

Bridging Histories of East and Central Africa (Bayreuth, 7-8 June 2013)

23.05.2013 - Geert Castryck

BRIDGING HISTORIES OF EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA Conference in Bayreuth (Germany), 7-8 June 2013 organized by University of Bayreuth, African History - Department of History & Institute for African Studies & University of Leipzig, Centre for Area Studies (Sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research) convened by Achim von Oppen, Geert Castryck & Katharina Zöller Position paper and Programme: see attachment For further information please contact