Introduction

The number 20 of TRANS is very important. It is the documentation of a conference in Cameroon at the University of Yaounde. The title of the conference was:

Cultural Studies:
Concepts, Theories, Practices and Challenges

This conference shows the innovations in Africa, but also a worldwide anticipation of this dialogue.

The prologue:

Contribution of the Austrian author Martin Auer in one of the most important newspapers in Austria, „Der Standard“: http://derstandard.at/2000037743657/Kamerun-Hier-entsteht-das-neue-Afrika

Interview of Martin Auer with Univ.Prof.Dr. David Simo, the organizer of the conference (original in German)

Wiss.Dir. Dr. Herbert Arlt: The Polylogue Project and Africa