Institute

of

African Studies

Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies

The Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies is a newly established interdisciplinary Centre for research and academic exchange, which in its first phase is funded by the BMBF (German Federal Ministry of Education and Research), will concentrate its investigations and debates on ideas and representations of “future” in contexts of change that emerge within Africa and African diasporas and are of global interest. Through its work, the Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies will transcend conventional paradigms of African Studies, intersecting regional and systematic research within a framework that looks at Africa and beyond.