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...


George Shepperson prize awarded at SPS Graduate School graduation

This year's prestigious George Shepperson prize goes to Henry Mitchell.

Event in Cambridge with Gerhard Anders

Next week Monday, 1 December panel discussion on Transition and Justice in Africa at the University of Cambridge

Maggie Dwyer analyzes Burkina Faso crisis

Maggie Dwyer's PhD field research on military indiscipline in West Africa has put her in a unique position to comment on the recent uprising in

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