What’s culture got to do with it? : A report from a conference June 15-18, 2009 in Uppsala

Medarbetare: Palmberg, Mai
Utgivare: Uppsala : Nordiska Afrikainstitutet
År: 2010
Ämnesord: Africa, Culture, Arts, literature, Poetry, music, Film, Conference reports, HUMANITIES and RELIGION, HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP
What’s culture got to do with it? was the name of an international conference on June 15-18, 2009 in Uppsala, organisedby the 'Cultural Images in and of Africa' research programmeat the Nordic Africa Institute, and funded by the Riksbankens jubileumsfond and Statens kulturråd in Sweden. Scholars participated from 15 countries and 36 universities or research institutes, with 10 African countries represented. This report reproduces the keynote speeches of Karin Barber, Elleke Boehmer, Stefan Jonsson, and Signe Arnfred. The rapporteurs summarise the presentation and discussion of the 27 papers selected for the conference. The report also contain pictorial memories from the conference, and poetry by the three Nordic Africa Institute guest writers present.