African Studies

African studies is the study of Africa, especially the continent's cultures and societies (as opposed to its geology, geography, zoology, etc.). The field includes the study of Africa's history (Pre-colonial, colonial, post-colonial), demography (ethnic groups), culture, politics, economy, languages, and religion (Islam, Christianity, traditional religions). A specialist in African studies is often referred to as an "africanist". A key focus of the discipline is to interrogate epistemological approaches, theories and methods in traditional disciplines using a critical lens that inserts African-centred ways of knowing and references. Africanists argue that there is a need to "deexoticize" Africa and banalise it, rather …

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COSSA · 11 January 2022 English

While the guidance stops short of requiring the use of DPIs, it does require agencies to provide the option of using DPIs at no cost to the researcher and make …

Sciences University of California, Irvine African Studies Association University of California, Santa


Al Sharq Strategic Research · 5 January 2022 Turkish

KDP’nin Ayrışma Konusundaki Duruşu Lahur KDP karşıtı bir söylemi Süleymaniye’deki iktidar ve taban mücadelesi için merkezi konumda görüp KYB’nin yöneten ve hükmeden bir güç olarak yerleşmiş varlığını ve KDP’ye karşı …

Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. Journal of Asian and African Studies, 1–21. 2- Palani, K., Khidir, J., Dechesne


Al Sharq Strategic Research · 27 December 2021 English

The KDP and PUK signed an agreement to share power between Masoud Barzani, the President of the KDP, and Jalal Talabani, the Secretary General of the PUK, and to unify …

Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. Journal of Asian and African Studies, 1–21. 2- Palani, K., Khidir, J., Dechesne


Parti marxiste-léniniste du Québec · 21 December 2021 English

2023 Universities Studying Slavery Conference Together, and in partnership with the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College will host the Universities Studying …

whose research focuses on Cuban Affairs and African Studies. “This conference is designed to create a space


UNU WIDER · 20 December 2021 English

WIDER Working Paper 2021/188-Pre-colonial centralization and tax compliance norms in contemporary Uganda

Traditional Resurgence in Africa’. Journal of Modern African Studies, 40(3): 345–68. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022278X02003956


Al Sharq Strategic Research · 14 December 2021 English

Morocco and the Dor al-Qur’an before 2011 A Wahhabi-inspired Salafi trend emerged in Morocco in the 1970s, with the founding of the ‘Association for the Call to the Qur’an and …

movement in North Africa,” The Journal of North African Studies 23 (2018), 739-744. 2- Author’s interviews


COSSA · 14 December 2021 English

Silver, who has been with COSSA for eight of its ten years, led off the celebration with a brief review of the organization’s history from the battles in the early …

Criminal Justice Sciences Stanford University African Studies Association University of Arizona American


COSSA · 13 December 2021 English

underserved institutions and populations w. [...] Submitted by the following 35 organizations: African Studies Association Alliance for International Exchange American Association of Community Colleges American

Submitted by the following 35 organizations: African Studies Association Alliance for International Exchange


CPR · 13 December 2021 English

We are immensely grateful to the support of the Women and Child Development Department of the Government of Odisha and the Department of Labour of the Government of Chhattisgarh, for …

in Southeast India’, Journal in Asian and African Studies, vol. 40, no. 4, 2005, pp. 287–302. • Bleich


COSSA · 13 December 2021 English

underserved institutions and populations w. [...] Submitted by the following 35 organizations: African Studies Association Alliance for International Exchange American Association of Community Colleges American

Submitted by the following 35 organizations: African Studies Association Alliance for International Exchange


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