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...


Michael Marchant winner of UNRISD Young Scholars Think Piece Series

A paper titled 'Corporate Social Responsibility and Oil in the Niger Delta' by CAS student Michael Marchant has won the prestigious United Nations Research Institute

Tom Molony's Nyerere: The early years

'An authoritative account of Nyerere's early career that simply has no rival.' (Dr James Brennan, University of Illinois)

Paul Nugent and Wolfgang Zeller participating in

first World Conference of the Association of Borderland Studies

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