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Successful GCRF grant for Laura Jeffery, Lucy Lowe, and Jean-Benoit Falisse

Awarded a 3-year £3m Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) grant under the ESRC Development-based approaches to Protracted Displacement funding stream. [11 Dec 2019]

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Research Spotlight videos

The Centre of African Studies is committed to cutting-edge, rigorous and ethical research across the continent. [19 Nov 2019]

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Talking back: African feminisms in Dialogue - new interview series for RoAPE by Rama Dieng

Rama Salla Dieng introduces a series of interviews with African feminists that will be posting in the coming weeks. [19 Nov 2019]

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Border Festivals, Partitioned Communities and Practical Governance in West Africa

Paul Nugent and José-Maria Muñoz are leading a new 18-month project on“Border Festivals, Partitioned Communities and Practical Governance in West Africa” under the British Academy’s funding call, “Tackling the UK’s International Challenges”. [19 Nov 2019]

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Swahili language classes in Sardinia

The UoE Swahili teaching team Teresa Poeta and Albert Mkony returned last week from an exciting teaching experience in Caglairi, Sardinia funded by the Erasmus+ Staff mobility fund. [19 Nov 2019]

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