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Cooperation activities between HUB and UDSM

 

University-Level Agreement

Partner institutions           

HUB

UDSM

Coordination

Dr Esther Dungumaro (Admin), Prof Aldin Mutembei (College of Humanities, UDSM) / Dr Ursula Hans, Ulrike Brodien (Admin.),  Dr Lutz Diegner (African Studies, HUB)

Duration and description

since 1998; current MoU until 15.09.2024

Participants

College of Humanities (CoHU, UDSM), Department of African Studies (HUB)

Funding

 

Results

Research Cooperation and Student Exchange

 

Research Cooperation: Staff Exchange – Research

Partner institutions           

HUB (Institute for Asian and African Studies)

UDSM

Coordination

Prof Mutembei / Dr. Diegner

Duration and description

2012 Three UDSM outgoings; three HU outgoings (two to four weeks)

Participants

Prof Aldin Mutembei, Dr Lillian Temu-Osaki, Dr Oswald Masebo (UDSM) / Prof Susanne Gehrmann, Prof Michael Pesek, Dr Lutz Diegner (HU)

Funding

HU Berlin International Office; Institute of Kiswahili Research, UDSM

Results

10 papers held and discussed at colloquia and conferences; fostering of bilateral research activities history, anglosphone and Swahili literature

 

 Research Cooperation – Joint Workshop

Partner institutions           

HUB (Institute for Asian and African Studies)

UDSM

Coordination

Prof. Gehrmann, Dr. Pesek, Dr. Diegner (HUB)

Duration and description

“Testimonial Voices: Entangled Histories, contemporary challenges”  DFG-Exzellenzinitiative – Zukunftskonzepte – KOSMOS workshop (November 2013)

The workshop dealt with the mutual history of Tanzania and Germany and the relationship between the two countries. In a transdisciplinary setting, that includes a forum for growing scientists/researchers, topics like history, East-African literature as well as Swahili studies / literature have been investigated. Meanwhile another panel looked into the topic of transdisciplinarity itself. The workshop was held at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Participants Prof Aldin Mutembei, Dr Lillian Temu-Osaki, Dr Oswald Masebo, Prof Mugyabuso Mulokozi, Prof. Fikeni Senkoro, Prof Eginald Mihanjo (NDC), Dr Eliah Mwaifuge, Dr Ernesta Mosha, Dr Silkiluwasha Mpale, Dr Elizabeth Mahenge, Dr Steven Mrikaria, Dr Joviet Bulaya, Sossoo Felix Kwame (all UDSM) / Prof Susanne Gehrmann, Prof Michael Pesek, Dr Lutz Diegner, Stefan Hoffmann, Stephanie Lämmert, Venice Trommer, Luisa Mosbach (all HU)

Funding

“DFG-Exzellenzinitiative”: Concepts for the future: HU KOSMOS programme / Institute of Kiswahili Research, University of Dar es Salaam

Results

18 papers held and discussed; a variety of bilateral/interpersonal research activities evolved out of the workshop; bi-disciplinary PhD project on colonial history/oral history/oral literature (Prof. Mulokozi, Prof. Pesek)

 

Staff Exchange - Teaching

Partner institutions           

HUB (Institute for Asian and African Studies)

UDSM

Coordination

Dr Lillian Temu-Osaki; Prof Susanne Gehrmann

Duration and description

Active; varying length

Participants

Dr Lillian Temu-Osaki

Funding

Faculty Partnership Programme, Faculty of Cultural, Social and Educational Studies; Institute of Asian and African Studies, Council (both HU)

Results

In May and June 2015, Dr Temu-Osaki taught a course at HU African Studies

 

 

PhD and PostDoc Exchange

Partner institutions           

HUB (Institute for Asian and African Studies)

UDSM

Coordination

Prof Aldin Mutembei / Dr Lutz Diegner

Duration and description

Active; short term up to three years

Participants

Doctoral Candidates and PostDocs

Funding

Main funding possibilitites: DAAD; Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Results

Proposals under review

 

Excursion and Student Exchange

Partner institutions           

HUB (Department of Geography)

UDSM (Geography Institute)

Coordination

Prof. Schröder, P. schmeling, J. Gründer (HUB)

Dr. Mwanukuzi (UDSM)

Duration and description

Mar. 2015

Participants

BA and MA Students

Funding

private

Results

Schröder, H./ Schmeling, P. (Eds.) 2015: Tansania/ Malawi. Bericht zur Hauptexkursion 2015. In: Arbeitsberichte, Geographisches Institut, Humboldt-Universität zu berlin, Nr. 185

 

Research Visit

Partner institutions           

HUB (Geography Department)

UDSM (Kiswahili Institute)

Coordination

 

Duration and description

Mar. 2015

Participants

Doctoral Candidates

Funding

DAAD, DFG, HUB/Geography Department

Results

tba

 

Research Cooperation: Joint Panels at ALA 2015 

Partner institutions           

HUB (Institute for Asian and African Studies)

UDSM and UoN

Coordination

Prof Mutembei, Dr Temu-Osaki; Prof Wasamba; Prof Gehrmann, Dr Diegner)

Duration and description

Two joint panels at African Literature Association (ALA) conference 2015 at the University of Bayreuth

Participants

Prof Aldin Mutembei, Dr Lillian Temu-Osaki, Dr Ernesta Mosha, Dr Kilness Gwajima (all UDSM), Prof Wasamba (UoN) / Prof Susanne Gehrmann, Dr Lutz Diegner, Charlott Schönwetter M.A. (all HU); Prof Frank Schulze-Engler (Goethe University Frankfurt) 

Funding

Faculty Partnership Programme, Faculty of Cultural, Social and Educational Studies;  ‘Promotion of Strategic Initiatives’, Executive Department of Internationalisation; Institute of Asian and African Studies, Council (both HU); external funds: University of Bayreuth, Goethe University Frankfurt

 

Results

9 papers held and discussed at the most renowned international conference on African literature worldwide, usually held in the US; 2015 for the first time held in an European country 

 

Student Exchange

Partner institutions           

HUB (Institute for Asian and African Studies)

UDSM

Coordination

Navwa Wamunza, Prof Aldin Mutembei (UDSM), Ulrike Brodien, Dr Lutz Diegner (HUB)

Duration and description

Active; summer school programmes (4 weeks); regular studies (four months; one semester)

Participants

Bachelor students, currently only Master students (UDSM outgoing), Bachelor and Master students (HU outgoing)

Funding

Mutual fee waiver; HUB International Office Scholarships (UDSM outgoing), DAAD PROMOS scholarships (partly, a.o.; HUB outgoing)

Results

2015/16 three UDSM outgoing students; four HUB outgoing students 

 

Research Collaboration  (in process of planning)

Partner institutions           

HUB (Geography Department/ Transport Geography)

UDSM (College of Transportation)

Coordination

 

Duration and description

tba

Participants

tba

Funding

tba

Results

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