Centre of African Studies

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    The University of Edinburgh has an important and long historical connection with Africa and is one of the world’s leading centres for the study of Africa. The Centre of African Studies was founded in 1962. It was one of the original African Studies Centres in the UK founded on the recommendation of the Hayter Commission. The Centre of African Studies acts as a focal point for postgraduate teaching and supervision on Africa and a hub for research programmes...

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Paul Nugent, Wolfgang Zeller, Jose-Maria Munoz win 2.5 mil Euro grant

This European Research Council Advanced Grant is for a five -year project on "African Governance and Space: Transport Corridors, Border Towns and Port Cities in

New Article on Douglass North Given Open Access Status by Journal by Hazel Gray

The journal Development and Change have given open access status to Hazel Gray's new article on Douglass North and his work on violence and development.

George Shepperson prize awarded at SPS Graduate School graduation

This year's prestigious George Shepperson prize goes to Annika Vosseler.

Feb 10 Screening: Life Is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara 16:00 (2 hours) , Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Ground floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square

Centre of African Studies seminar series

Feb 24 Seminar: Speaker: Dr Jon Schubert # University of Leipzig Interrogating the 'New African Middle Class' 16:00 (2 hours) , Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Ground floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square

Centre of African Studies seminar series

Mar 03 Seminar: Speaker: Dr Emma Mawdsley # University of Cambridge Indian Development Cooperation with Africa and Asia under Modi 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) , Seminar Room 5, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square

Joint South Asian Studies / African Studies seminar

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