Institute of African Studies - Columbia University

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December 18, 2014

For the inaugural and first biennial conference of the pan-African Association for Asian Studies in Africa (A-ASIA) we are inviting proposals for panels, roundtables, papers and book presentations in the fields of Asian-African interactions studies. In addition, the conference will feature a special A-Asia/ICAS Africa-Asia Book Prize (AAIBP).

Asian Studies in Africa: the Challenges and Prospects of a New Axis of Intellectual Interaction

Dates: 24 - 26 September 2015

Deadline: 15 February 2015

Location: Accra, Ghana


November 21, 2014

THE ALLIANCE
PART-TIME STUDENT POSITION
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Alliance Program is a joint venture between Columbia University and three major French universities (Ecole Polytechnique, Sciences Po and Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne). The objective is to promote academic and scientific partnerships. For more information, please visit the website: www.columbia.edu/cu/alliance. Location: Columbia University, IAB 1208.





October 27, 2014

INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES
COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES
UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: GRADUATE PROGRAMME IN AFRICAN STUDIES WITH EMPHASIS ON AFRICAN THOUGHT.

The Institute of African Studies of the University of Ghana hereby invites applications from qualified applicants for scholarship awards in support of studies leading to the MPhil (Master of Philosophy) or PhD degrees in African Studies with a concentration on African Thought. Some of the major courses that will be covered include:
· Foundations in African Thought



September 29, 2014

2015 APSA Africa Workshop CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Workshop Leaders for the 2015 APSA Africa Workshop
Deadline: 5:00 PM ET, November 2, 2014

The American Political Science Association (APSA) is pleased to announce a call for proposals from political scientists interested in serving as co-leaders for the 8th annual APSA Africa Workshop. This two-week political science workshop will take place in July 2015.


September 25, 2014

All applications for WARA grants, including the WARA Residency, must be submitted online. Below are descriptions of each grant. Applications will be available November 1st.


September 25, 2014

Columbia University's Institute of African Studies (IAS) Director, Professor Mamadou Diouf, was presented by French Minister Laurent Fabius with the insignia of Cevalier of the Legion of Honor at the French embassy in New York on September 22nd. France honored Professor Diouf for his role in engaging students from around the world in dialogue and debate about history and the present.


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