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CAS Support the 2017 Medical Humanities Conference, Zomba, Malawi

CAS Research Fellow Chisomo Kalinga welcomed guests from across Africa and around the world to attend the first Wellcome-funded medical humanities conference in Zomba, Malawi. [14 Sep 2017]

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie awarded an honorary degree from CAS

Ms Adichie received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters in recognition of her achievements as an author and public intellectual. [30 Aug 2017]

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EU funding for new European Joint Doctorate at Edinburgh University

The European Commission has awarded more than 4 million Euros to set up the European Joint Doctorate 'ANThropology of HUman Security In Africa ANTHUSIA'. The consortium is led by Aarhus University including University of Oslo, University of Leuven and University of Edinburgh. In Edinburgh, Gerhard Anders at the Centre of African Studies will be the lead for this path-breaking international postgraduate degree programme that will fund 15 PhD-projects. [25 Aug 2017]

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Doctor Jack Thompson has passed away

Generous, beloved and distinguished Edinburgh academic Jack Thompson passed away on Thursday 10 August after a period of illness. [11 Aug 2017]

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Dr. Abdul Raufu Mustapha, 1954-2017

The Centre of African Studies is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Professor Abdul Raufu Mustapha of the University of Oxford. [09 Aug 2017]

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New online MSc in International Development

The School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to announce our brand new online MSc in International Development. [31 Jul 2017]

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