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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SIPRI: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute · 24 January 2023 English

In 2021, a total of 20.2 per cent of the the Horn of Africa, the Sahel, African population was facing hunger, compared to 9.1 per cent in Asia, and Central …

northeastern Nigeria’, Journal of Contemporary African Studies, vol. 39, no. 3 (2021); Action Against Hunger


PMRC: Policy Monitoring and Research Center · 24 January 2023 English

Ranks fifth on the country’s 92.2% Male top sector employment index The emergence of organised Artisanal and Small-scale mining offers better opportunities to change the gender narrative in the mining …

Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of East African Studies 5 (3), 427–446. 21. Spiegel, S., (2015). Shifting Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of East African Studies 5 (3), 427–446. Gerard. P (2022). ASM: Women


Mo Ibrahim Foundation · 24 January 2023 English

The median score for the sub-category has decreased by -2.5 points over the ten-year period (from 82.5 in 2012 to 80.0 in 2021), as the countries in the lower half …

The Economic Power of Africa's Cities, West African Studies, OECD Publishing. https://www.afdb.org/sit


UNU WIDER: United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research · 23 January 2023 English

WIDER Working Paper 2023/8-Aid effectiveness in fragile and conflict-affected contexts: Lessons from more than two decades of research

Aid in Mali’s Crisis’. The Journal of Modern African Studies, 52(3): 347–78. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022278X14000251 Democratization: The Civic Limitations of Civil Society’. African Studies Review, 38(2): 67–99. https://doi.org/10.2307/525318


GRF: Global Relations Forum · 20 January 2023 English

However, the publication reflects the views of the young academic and not the institutional views of GRF or the individual positions of the commission members. [...] In Syria, Ankara led …

Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, June 15, 2021, https://dayan.org/content/ Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, November 30, 2021, https://dayan.org/cont Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, June 15, 2021. https://dayan.org/content/ Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, November 30, 2021. https://dayan.org/content/regional-


Council on Geostrategy · 18 January 2023 English

In this agreement, the P RC promised to respect the ‘independence, s overeignty a nd territorial integrity o f Bhutan’ a nd, together w ith Thimphu, agreed ‘that prior to …

Chinese P olitics at the School of Oriental and African Studies ( SOAS). He has spent time in T aiwan, first


PCNS: Policy Center for the New South · 16 January 2023 French

Les méthodes qualitatives appliquées comprennent notamment la conduite d’entretiens semi-directifs avec divers acteurs impliqués dans différents projets d’aménagement territorial de Diamniadio et, notamment le PUD, y compris des représentants de …

Ababa’s megaprojects » Journal of Eastern African Studies, 2020, vol. 14, n°3, p. 375-395. 23. A. Datta


DIIS: Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier · 13 January 2023 English

Resistance towards private companies has delayed a transition to cleaner energy in the country

environmental panic in Tanzania.” Journal of Eastern African Studies 6 (2): 303–35. Wizara ya Nishati. 2021. Hotuba


SWP: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik · 13 January 2023

Inhaltsverzeichnis > Somalia > Somalia / Kenia > Äthiopien > Eritrea - Sudan > Sudan > Tschad > Mali / Sahel > Sahel / Westafrika > Burkina Faso > Mauretanien …

Kopiński & Ian Taylor In: Journal of Southern African Studies, Volume 48, Issue 5 (12.2022), S. 861-882. Kopiński & Ian Taylor In: Journal of Southern African Studies, Volume 48, Issue 5 (12.2022), S. 861-882.


ALIGN: Advancing Learning and Innovation on Gender Norms · 12 January 2023 English

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phone-in programmes’ The Journal of North African Studies 25, no. 4 (July 2020): 641–664. Key topics:


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