The workshop aims at documenting African cities (or specific aspects of African cities such as history, geography, demographics, economy, education, culture and contemporary life, transportation, environment, government and politics, notable people) and to make this knowledge and its sources accessible in open access. The workshop contribute to disseminate knowledge about African cities and territories and it foster a better knowledge of open access and its implications.
The outcomes of the workshop include the edit and review of articles related to African culture, general topics, and cities. The articles improved are: Theater of Cameroon (new article), Media of Cameroon (added the new paragraph “Television”), Contemporary African Art (reviewed and edited), Maputo (reviewed and list of bibliographic references added), Antanarivo, Zambia, Education in Tanzania, hamdullahi (list of bibliographic references added).
The program of the workshop is available at this link.
Literature and sources about African cities and open access is a workshop organized by the Laboratory of visual cultural at University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) in the frame of the project “Culture and Safety in Africa” in collaboration with the 7th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), which will be organised and hosted by the University of Basel from 29 June – 1 July 2017.