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Carola Lentz invited to the Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin

Anthropologist from Mainz will work on a book project on family history and social change in West Africa during a 2017-18 fellowship

Carola Lentz, Professor in the Department of Anthropology and African Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz since 2002, has been invited as a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin from September 2017 to July 2018. While staying at the Institute, she will direct a focus group on “Family history and social change in West Africa.” In cooperation with two African scholars, Isidore Lobnibe (Western Oregon University) and Stanislas Meda (Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Burkina Faso), she will be working on a scholarly monograph and an audio-visual documentation about the history of one extended family originating in Northern Ghana and Burkina Faso.  ... 

Radio feature Jahn Library for African Literatures @ 40

The Jahn Library for African Literatures @ 40: 10 minutes radio feature by Marie-Christine Werner on SWR 2  ...