5-7 December 2016 39th Conference of the African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP)
5-7 December 2016 members of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences took part in annual 39th Conference of the African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) in Perth, Western Austalia.
The 2016 conference theme, ‘Africa: Moving the Boundaries’, was designed to inspire participants to explore how physical, social, creative and conceptual boundaries were stretched, transcended, re-constructed, re-defined, critiqued and challenged by a range of historical and contemporary dynamics, forces, and ideas of relevance to Africa, Africans and African Studies.
Professor Dmitri M. Bondarenko - "The Past Never Dies: Historic Memory of the Slave Trade and Relationship Between African Americans and Contemporary Migrants from Africa and the USA"
Dr. Veronica Usacheva - "Race and Ethnicity: Similarity and Distinction in Identities of Contemporary African Migrants and African Americans"
Junior Research Fellow Lapushkina A. - "The Avatime Childhood: Balancing the Heritage of the Past and “the key to the future”. Etymological aspect"