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African and Black Diaspora Studies Research Seminar 0–5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Postgraduate studies
Doctoral Programme in Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences

General description

The “African and Black Diaspora Studies Research Seminar” is a monthly, interdisciplinary meeting to examine the theoretical premises of African and Black diaspora studies. The seminar consists of collective reading, commenting and discussing articles, book chapters and other manuscripts written by the participants and/or by key scholars in African and Black diaspora studies. Some seminar meetings will feature guest scholars from universities in Finland and abroad.

Participants of the seminar are researchers and PhD students from different Finnish universities and research institutes.

Timetable: The first seminar meeting will be at the University of Tampere on September 21 (Thursday), from 12:00 to 14:00. The seminar meetings are arranged once a month in Tampere or Helsinki. Those who would like to join the seminar (after the first meeting in September 2017), please contact the seminar assistant Liban Sheikh (sheikh.liban.b@student.uta.fi) and send us the following information:  

  • Name and affiliation (Department/Institute, University)
  • Contact information (Email address and phone number)
  • A short description (max. 300 words) of your research interests and ongoing projects. In addition, let us know why you would like to participate this seminar.


Anna Rastas, Teacher
Dr. Leonardo Custódio, Teacher
Liban Sheikh, Contact person