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Highlight BU African Studies Center

HIGHLIGHT: The BU African Studies Center reaches out to WARC to consolidate cooperation and collaborative initiatives The Director of the Boston University African Studies Center, Professor Fallou Ngom, and the Center’s Assistant Director, Dr Eric Schmidt, visited the West African … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT: Book Launch: Alioune Diop: Gouvernance des Diversités: Enjeu de Prévention de Conflits en Afrique (L’Harmattan-Senegal, 2018) The author, Alioune Diop, is a retired colonel of the Senegalese armed forces who, for a long time, served in various international organisations … Continue reading

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Highlight Resolve Network workshop at WARC

HIGHLIGHT:  Resolve Network International Workshop: Charting Research Priorities: Developing the next Research Agenda for the Study of Violent Extremism in North Africa and the Sahel. An international workshop on the above topic was hosted on July 18-19 at the West … Continue reading

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Highlight DIAS Conf 2018

HIGHLIGHT:  The 4th international conference of the Dakar Institute opens at WARC For four years running, the Dakar Institute of African Studies (DIAS) mostly grouping young african faculty teaching in US and west african universities has been convening high-level international … Continue reading

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Highlight Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah

HIGHLIGHT:  Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah visits WARC On June 10-16, 2018, the daughter of Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana and champion of Panafricanism and the integration of the continent, Mrs Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah, visited Senegal on … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT Salam festival 2018

HIGHLIGHT:  Salaam Festival in Dakar and an Institute for the Study of Religions at UCAD For four years now, the Salam Festival initiated by the senegalese pop musician and star Youssou Ndour and his media group Groupe Futurs Medias (GFM), has … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT AHP ACLS conference Ghana

HIGHLIGHT: African Humanities Program(AHP) Consultative Regional Assembly in Ghana Accra,Ghana, International Students’ Guest Center (ISGC) May 31 – June 02, 2018 After the AAA/ASA meeting in Johannesburg (25-28 May 2018) the Director of the West African Research Center (WARC) flew … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT: AAA/ASA Conference in Jo’burg

HIGHLIGHT:   AAA/ASA Conference in South Africa: Africa in the World Johannesburg, June 25-28, 2018 Over four days, the Rosebank Crowne Plaza Hotel in Johannesburg drew a large crowd of participants to the conference co-organized by the American Anthropological Association (AAA) … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT A New Conference Room at WARC

Over the last years, the West African Research Center (WARC) in Dakar has developed into one of the most regularly visited sites for many study abroad programs coming to Senegal and West Africa each year, and more particularly during the … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT WARC Public Lectures Series: Prof Abdoulaye Bathily: L’Afrique, un Continent Convoité, face aux Défis de ses Choix Unitaires After Abdoulaye Bathily, the retired professor emeritus from the Department of History, University Cheikh Anta Diop, but also the veteran political … Continue reading

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