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 …



IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 10 July 2023 English

This report uncovers the evolution, functions, and potential of national investment laws. It analyzes 70 laws, identifies their seven main functions, and explores how they've been shaped by policy objectives …

regulations in Africa. The Journal of Modern African Studies, 2(2), 300– 303, at 302. 25 Articles 1–7,

Pathways to Prosperity · 28 March 2023 French

Il peut s’agir de la disponibilité d’écoles pour les francophones dans la communauté locale, de programmes complets pour les apprenants de l’anglais et du français dans les écoles, de la …

Canadian Prairie Provinces. Canadian Journal of African Studies, 56(2), 363–381. 133 Mahabir, D. F., O’Campo

Pathways to Prosperity · 28 March 2023 English

In contrast, the goal of increasing the availability of housing that is of adequate quality or the goal of reducing the unemployment rate for immigrants suggest the types of policies …

Canadian Prairie Provinces. Canadian Journal of African Studies, 56(2), 363–381. 133 Mahabir, D. F., O’Campo

Wilson Center Canada · 10 March 2023 English

5 Sampling of Notable Fellows and Scholars of the Center 6 Fellows at the Center Fellows at the Wilson Center work on projects that are relevant to contemporary policy issues …

American Political Science Association and the African Studies Association. In FY 2023 and FY 2024 SAR plans

CCPA: Canadian Centre For Policy Alternatives · 3 February 2023 English

experts, contributed to that repair the wounds the people they serve in this influence measure: the of centuries of industrial the governance of the CCPA National Office CCPA earned 16,000 …

the grip of its worst of Afroamerican and African Studies by these corporate polluters and food crisis

CLD: Centre for Law and Democracy · 3 November 2022 English

While it is phenomena, namely the adoption and relatively easy to track the adoption of the implementation of legal guarantees legal guarantees for this right, assessing for access to information—increasingly …

in Western Nigeria’, The Journal of Modern African Studies, 29/3 (1991), pp. 457–80, <

JCCF: Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms · 12 September 2022 English

Previously, from 2016-2018, I was a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Florida in the department of Anthropology and the department of Environmental &amp; Global Health. [...] During the …

Issues, Actors and Outcomes. Annual Centre of African Studies Conference, University of Edinburgh. 31 May Pp. 180. Book review. The Journal of Modern African Studies, 56(1), 176-177. VOLUNTARY PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

QSEP: Research Institute for Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population · 31 August 2022 English

Students will acquire and demonstrate capacity for analysis of the nature and effects of globalization in different regions and sectors through the use of critical lenses such as intersectional analysis …

Africa: From Abolitionists to Reparationists”. African Studies Review Vol. 37:3 (Dec. 1994), pp. 1-18. [Note:

CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 26 August 2022

A review of the association between alcohol use and violence, including patterns of drinking, as it relates to perpetration of and victimization by aggression.

Zarowsky, C. (2011). A systematic review of African studies on intimate partner violence against pregnant

RI: Rideau Institute · 24 August 2022 English

cit., p.24.) 6 Competitive Expertise and Future Diplomacy Commission of 1980-1 was preoccupied largely with issues of pay and benefits and not the core mission of the profession, the Senate’s …

universities to establish a centre specialising in African studies.272 The deficit in subject-matter expertise

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