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The VISCAM project in L’Oeil Du Sahel.

L’Oeil Du Sahel no 1030 (29th of January 2018) has a full page devoted to the VISCAM project. 

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VISCAM opening in Ngaoundéré. Dec 4-9, 2017

The VISCAM opening seminar was a refreshing and fruitful intellectual experience. In addition to the 8 professors, 35 young students from both University of Ngaoundéré and University of Maroua presented their projects, addressing for instance the recycling of garbage, sweet-potato cultivating

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Formal opening of the VISCAM project

The VISCAM project was opened 4th December at University of Ngaoundéré, in Cameroon    

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14th German International Ethnographic Film Festival

Call for Films: Submission deadline: 15 December 2017   Please forward to filmmakers / students who have produced a film   14th German  International  Ethnographic  Film  Festival  http://www.gieff.de/       The German (Göttingen) International Ethnographic Film Festival promotes documentary

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” Lac Fitri : ordre et désordres ” – Nouveau film par VISCAM coordianteur Mouazamou Ahmadou

Le lac Fitri est inclus dans le territoire d’un sultanat ancien au Tchad. Si l’enclavement a longtemps préservé ce lac d’une pression excessive sur ses ressources et motivé la création d’une zone de Biosphère en 1989, l’arrivée de nouvelles populations

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Ethnographic films from the Mandara mountains available on Youtube

Anthoropologist and filmmaker Nicholas Christopher David has made his films available on Youtube David says: I have just uploaded all my ethnoarchaeological/ethnographic films (deux entr’eux en versions anglais et français) on the peoples of the Mandara Mountains to YouTube where they are

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Students going from Tromsø to Ngaoundere

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Recruitment of the 2nd cohort of Cameroonian students going to UiT

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4 PhD Scholarships

Create relevant knowledge about the changing livelihood strategies in Northern Cameroon Four PhD candidates will be recruited from Cameroon (3) and Mali (1), possess a Master’s Degree in Visual Cultural Studies from UiTromsø.    The elected candidate will develop a

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The VISCAM project

Main goal for the VISCAM project is to develop sustainable education programs in Visual Anthropology at the Universities of Maroua, Ngaoundéré, and Tromsø through rotation and sharing of students and staff, pursuit of academic excellence, and a focus on current

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