NEWS: Invitation to our first webinar - a dialogue about academics life in the Global South


ACUSAfrica Webinar Series


'Navigating Shomoyscapes and faculty life in the global South'


Organised by: Jenny du Preez and Roxana Roxana Chiappa Baros


When: March 17th at 4:00 pm (SAST) (+2 GMT)


This is an free, open access webinar, that requires registration. Register here



Riyad Shahjahan (University of Michigan State, USA), Tasnim Ema and Nisharggo Niloy (both associated with the University of Dakka, Bangladgesh) will discuss their research "Navigating Shomoycapes and faculty life in the Global South: Bangladeshi faculty perspective". Drawing on interviews and participant observations with 22 faculty in Dhaka, these authors aim to illuminate the notion of shomoyscapes, and how such timescapes manifest among their faculty respondents.


Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela (University of Tarapacá, Chile) and Fadia Dakka (University Birmingham City University, UK) will respond to their research, drawing on their own experiences and research.


This is the first of the webinar series of ACUSAfrica. Suggestion or proposals for such events on this series are welcome. Please contact Jenny du Preez (<Jenny.DuPreez@mandela.ac.za>) or Dina Zoe Belluigi (<d.belluigi@qub.ac.uk>).


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