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...


Dr Katy Long co-edits Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies

Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, a 52-chapter state-of-the-art survey authored by leading academics, practitioners and policy-makers, and co-edited by CAS' Dr Katy

New Publication!!

Issue 6.1 of Critical African Studies is now published!

Applications are invited for PhD Studentships

Joint PhD studentships in African Studies, University of Edinburgh | Aarhus University

Apr 24 Conference: Hosted by: TBC # Centre of African Studies CAS Annual Conference - Mining and Political Transformations in Africa 09:00 (1 day and 8 hours) , University of Edinburgh

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