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CAS Research Fellow Wins ASAUK Award

Congratulations to Dr Maggie Dwyer, who was runner-up for the 2016 Audrey Richard Prize offered by the African Studies Association of the UK. [25 Sep 2016]

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Chancellor’s Rising Star Award 2016 to Sam Spiegel, CAS

Dr. Samuel Spiegel, Lecturer in International Development at the Centre of African Studies, is the recipient of this year’s Chancellor’s Rising Star Award for Research in recognition of his exceptional work in the field of mineral extraction and international development and for his innovative contribution in developing a growing research environment in the Centre of African Studies and in the School of Social and Political Science where he is based. [13 Sep 2016]

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New UG Course: Africa in the Contemporary World

Come and find out more at the Academic Fair on 13th September 2016 [06 Sep 2016]

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Realising Justice? Negotiating Land Reform in Southern Africa: Engaging with Global Perspectives

Second workshop of an International Partnership and Mobility Scheme - Chrystal Macmillan Building 6th Floor, Mon 16th June 2016 [29 Apr 2016]

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Director General Nigerian National Pension Commission, Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, will deliver a guest lecture to share her knowledge and experience from this emerging African funding and finance market. [29 Apr 2016]

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African Food Battle champion 2016 - Tickets NOW on sale!

Tickets can be purchased at [18 Apr 2016]

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CAS PhD student featuring at the Clinton Global Initiative University in Berkeley

A group of postgraduate students from the School of Social and Political Science took part in an international meeting with President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton in April. [18 Apr 2016]

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Postgrads from the Edge

An opportunity for CAS students to share their experiences, research or general musings [31 Mar 2016]

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Annual Conference 2016 - Early bird registrations

Early bird registration ends Friday 18 March so register TODAY to benefit from an attractive discounted rate, [15 Mar 2016]

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Southern African Students - apply NOW for postgraduate funding

The University of Edinburgh with the Canon Collins Scholarship are currently inviting students from Southern Africa to apply for postgraduate study funding. [07 Mar 2016]

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