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ASA Distinguished Service Award for Michel Doortmont
Posted on:29 October 2019

Dr Michel R. Doortmont has been awarded the 2019 ASA Service Award by the American African Studies Association (ASA). He receives the award together with his colleagues Pro f. Dmitri van den Bersselaar (University of Leipzig), Prof. John Hanson (Indiana University) and Dr Jan Jansen (Leiden Universiteit) in their role as editors of the scientific journal History in Africa: A Journal of Debates, Methods, and Source Analysis, "for their outstanding dedication to the ASA’s mission of encouraging the production and dissemination of knowledge about Africa, past and present."

Petra Broomans to be appointed Honorary Doctor at Uppsala University
Posted on:23 October 2019

The Faculty of Arts at Uppsala University will appoint Petra Broomans, Associate Professor of European Languages and Cultures (Scandinavian Studies) with ius promovendi at the University of Groningen and Visiting Professor at the Ghent University, as doctor honoris causa.

Honorary doctor, or doctor honoris causa, is a title awarded to those who have made an outstanding scientific contribution or otherwise promoted research at the university. The conferment ceremony will be held at Uppsala University on 31 january 2020.

Marcel Broersma Interim Director of ICOG
Posted on:09 October 2019

From 1 October 2019 to 1 March 2020, Prof. Dr. Marcel Broersma will be interim director of ICOG. He is taking over from Prof. Dr. Raingard Esser, who took up the post of GSH director in July of this year. Broersma will also remain director of the Centre for Media and Journalism Studies.

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