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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Centre Of African Studies Annual Conference With New Political Topographies Project/Politics And International Relations (PIR)

CALL FOR PAPERS New Political Topographies: Trans-boundary Flows, Power and Legitimation in Africa and Beyond, 28-29 May 2015

New Publication from Critical African Studies - African Sport in the Global Arena!

Publication of Special Issue of Critical African Studies - "African sport in the global arena"

May 28 Conference: New Political Topographies: Trans-boundary Flows, Power and Legitimation in Africa and Beyond 09:00 (1 day and 7 hours) , Chrystal Macmillan Building, University of Edinburgh

CAS Annual Conference

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