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African Futures, 9th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS)

Cologne, Germany, 30 May - 3 June, 2023


Dear ECAS-Guests,

we wanted to take a moment to extend our gratitude for your participation in the recent ECAS 9 - African Futures Conference held in Cologne. The conference brought together an exceptional group of researchers from various disciplines, each bringing unique insights and expertise to the table. Walking around the Cologne campus now, we miss the richness of panels, presentations, and lectures, as well as the vivid discussions that we experienced together just two weeks ago. For those who want to relive those moments with us, we are thrilled to present an online gallery with a collection of pictures capturing some memorable moments from the African Futures Conference in Cologne 2023.

To ensure proper usage and acknowledgment of the pictures captured during the ECAS 9 - African Futures Conference, we kindly request that all participants adhere to the following guidelines:


1. Photographer Credits:

When using any conference pictures, please include a clear and visible credit to the photographer responsible for capturing the image: © Sharon Nathan / Global South Studies Center Cologne. The name of the photographer should be mentioned alongside or below the picture, allowing due recognition for his skill and contribution.

2. Download Pin:

The download pin is 7305. Enter your own email address when prompted, and the online gallery will automatically send you a link to download the images. Please keep the download pin confidential and use it solely for personal or professional purposes related to the conference.

3. GSSC Contact:

In case you encounter any difficulties or require assistance related to the conference pictures, please reach out to the GSSC (Global South Studies Center) Office. The GSSC will be available to address your queries, provide guidance, and assist with any issues regarding the usage, download, or access of conference pictures.


We kindly ask all participants to respect these guidelines to ensure proper attribution, maintain the integrity of the conference pictures, and facilitate smooth access and usage for all attendees. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Once again, thank you for your valuable contributions and for being a part of the African Futures Conference.

See you in the next one,

GSSC Cologne Team


Photo gallery with pictures to download



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