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In December 2022, our network was featured in the interview: Exploring Space from an African Perspective: the Giant Telescope “Square Kilometre Array” in South Africa with Irina. The interview covers African perspectives of space, and specifically explores the multifaceted effects of the Square Kilometre Array telescopes in South Africa.
In October 2022, Tadej attended the MIASA International Conference on “African Cities: Climate Change and the Search for Resilience“ at the Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo, Mozambique. His presentation, Hybrid Landscapes and the Future of African Cities was directly inspired by his Landscapes essay, a contribution to the Scapes essay series.
In June 2022, at the conference of the African Studies Association Germany, Siri and Hanna are convened a panel “Re-Wiring Africa: How Do Quests for Scientific Progress and for Decoloniality Resonate With Each Other?”
In April 2021, James Chibueze’s application for strategic funding to build an array of 4 small (~6m) telescopes for his university was approved. He is in contact with the Chinese company that will build the SKA dishes to assist with this project.
In November 2020, several AEON members featured in the ROUNDTABLE – AFRICAN STUDIES AND 4IR: IN SEARCH OF AN APPROPRIATE ANALYTICAL APPROACH organised by the Research Group on Africa, Philosophy and Digital Technologies (APDiT). We are currently working on a publication. You can see the line up here.
In February 2020, we met for a workshop in Germany. On page 65, the Newsletter of African Studies Bayreuth reported on the activities around the SKA workshop in Bayreuth.
In August 2019, we met for a workshop in Ghana. The report is now out.
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