Institute of African Studies - Columbia University

News and Announcements

March 29, 2016

The Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a position at the rank of Lecturer, for a fixed term of two years. The Department is seeking candidates who have experience teaching Wolof language in addition to courses focusing on any or a combination of the following themes: African film; African literature; West African art; gender studies; Islam and socio-political processes in West Africa; Senegalese culture and society.


March 25, 2016

Columbia University is now gearing up for the AFRICAN ECONOMIC FORUM on April 2nd, 2016!! This year’s conference, A Continent Connecting: Solutions from Within, will build upon last year’s theme of Build Africa, Beyond Potential, providing an opportunity for fresh views and further discussion about African innovations to African problems. You are encouraged to visit the website at AEF2016.com, where you can register for the conference and after party and see the full schedule and list of panelists.


March 23, 2016

The Ebola 100 Project: A Qualitative Study of Humanitarian Experiences in the West African Ebola Outbreak

ARE YOU OR YOUR STUDENTS SEEKING SHORT-TERM, LONG-TERM, OR SUMMER RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS OR OPPORTUNITIES THAT WILL PROVIDE PRIMARY INTERVIEWING AND DATA COLLECTION EXPERIENCE? WE ARE SEEKING NEW INTERVIEWERS AND RESEARCH ASSISTANTS!




March 21, 2016

The Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) in the Netherlands is looking for four highly motivated PhD Candidates who wish to conduct their PhD research in the context of a collaborative research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) on 'Worlds of Imagination: A Comparative Study of Film Tourism in India, Nigeria, Jamaica, South Korea and the United Kingdom.'

See: www.academictransfer.com/employer/EUR/vacancy/32730/lang/en/



March 9, 2016

Sharon Ikeazor is a member of the Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Congress (APC), one of the largest political parties in Africa. She served as the first National Women Leader of the party shortly after its formation, continuing a role she had played at the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), one of the founding parties of the APC. During her time on the APC's executive board, Ikeazor worked extensively with partners and party members from all levels and states to address the broad range of challenges women in the party face.


March 9, 2016
Alliance is pleased to announce the ...
2016-2017 Alliance Awards for PhD Mobility
 
Please join the Alliance Program in congratulating the 19 awarded PhD Mobility students of  2016-2017. The Alliance Call for Doctoral Mobility is intended to support and finance transatlantic research projects of the highest quality, in all disciplines under a joint supervision of faculty members from Columbia, Sciences Po, Paris 1, and Ecole Polytechnique. This year we are privileged to award the largest number of students since the launch of the program.

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