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The University of Edinburgh has an important and long historical connection with Africa and CAS 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... Read rest of text

Featured Research

Innovation & Inclusive Industrialisation in Agro-Processing

Innovation and Inclusion Industrialisation in Agro-Processing is a two-year collaboration between researchers from the University of Edinburgh, the University of Johannesburg, and the Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania.... Read more about: Innovation & Inclusive Industrialisation in Agro-Processing

Jan 15 Speaker: Dr Robtel Neajai Pailey # University of Oxford Women, Equality, and Citizenship in Contemporary Africa 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Violet Laidlaw room, 6th Floor CMB

Jan 22 Speaker: Robyn d'Avignon # TBC TBC - Robyn d'Avignon 16:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Violet Laidlaw room, 6th floor CMB

Jan 29 Africa in 2020: Prospects and Forecasts 17:30 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Debating Hall, Teviot Row House