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The Centre of African Studies and its associates publish widely and in a variety of formats. Three of the leading African Studies journals are edited by CAS staff/associates.

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CAS Annual Conference - Law and Social Order in Africa

The creation and enforcement of law and the maintenance of social order are key concerns for states, societies, and individuals across Africa. However, the way

'Social Media in Africa: Beyond the hashtag' (CfP now closed)

The workshop will address the diverse uses and affects of social media in Africa. 27th April 2017; CAS, University of Edinburgh; 6th floor meeting room,