Re: Work Fellowship in Humboldt University (Berlin): Benedetta will be a Re:Work Fellow in 2017-2018. She will be working on her next research project The Rise of African Abolitionism. For further information regarding Re: Work, please consult:

Conjugal Slavery in War (CSiW) brings together a team of academic researchers and civil society activists aiming to better understand and address legally and politically patterns of sexual violence and forced marriage in conflict situations in Africa, with particular focus on Sierra Leone, Liberia, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Northern Nigeria, South Sudan, and Mali. CSiW is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and coordinated by Annie Bunting (York University, Canada). For further information regarding CSiW, please consult:

Slavery in Africa: A Dialogue between Europe and Africa (SLAFNET) brings together African and European academics and doctoral and post-doctoral researchers aiming to study the history of African slavery and emancipation, and to problematize the uncritical application of concepts and periodizations derived from research on Atlantic slavery. SLAFNET will focus on issues of citizenship and inequality faced by persons of slave descent; practices of memory and heritage related to slavery; and comparative work on African and global slavery. SLAFNET is a RISE EU Network and is coordinated by Marie-Pierre Ballarin (IRD, Nice). The project’s own website is currently being constructed, but some information can be found here:  

Children Born of War (CHIBOW) is an H2020 Marie Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN), supporting a new generation of researchers from all over the world to advance our understanding of the lived experiences of children born of war in a variety of 20th century conflict and post-conflict situations. For further information regarding CHIBOW, please consult: