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2018 FPA Research Excellence Award Symposium2018 FPA Research Excellence Award Symposium

When: February 26, 2018 | 1PM
Where: Conference Room, Richcraft Hall

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Book Launch:

Bridging Ethnic Divides and Building Peace: Lessons from Kenya’s Experience

When: Tuesday February 27, 2018 | 12 PM
Where: Global Centre for Pluralism, 330 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON

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Annual Conference & Festschrift in honor of Professor Linda Freeman2018 IAS Annual Conference & Festschrift in honor of Professor Linda Freeman

When: March 1 – 2, 2018
Where: 2220 – 2228 Richcraft Hall,

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Thinking Global, Beyond Limits

The problem of modern-day slavery: is critical applied history the answer?

BGInS Works-in-Progress workshop

When: Friday March 9, 2018 | 12:00 PM
Where: Kroeger College Boardroom (D199 Loeb Building)

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Book Launch:

Human Rights in Africa

When: Thursday March 15, 2018 | 1:30 PM
Where: Discovery Centre, Room 482 MacOdrum Library

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Roundtable on Global Compact on RefugeesRoundtable on Global Compact on Refugees

Please join us for a light lunch and roundtable on the Global Compact on Refugees on Monday, February 26th, 12-2pm at uOttawa’s Faculty of Social Sciences, room 4006.

When: Monday February 26, 2018 | 12 – 2 PM
Where: Room 4006 Faculty of Social Sciences.

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Call for Applications: 2018 Research Development Group  for early-career scholars from African institutions

The American Political Science Association (APSA) is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from early-career scholars based in Africa who are interested in attending the 2018 APSA Annual Meeting as part of a Research Development Group. Organized in partnership with African Studies Association (ASA) and the African Politics Conference Group (APCG), the Research Development Group will be a unique opportunity to advance current research towards publication, participate in the APSA annual meeting, and develop scholarly networks with colleagues.

Deadline for applications is Sunday, March 11, 2018. 

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ALC Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women 2018-2019 (Fully-funded)

The African Leadership Centre (ALC) is calling for applications for the Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women for 2018/2019. This Fellowship is an intellectual and financial award to those who are able to portray convincing demonstrable or potential capacity to bring about intellectual, policy or other change in their field. The Fellowship is a postgraduate non-degree programme and does not lead to an academic qualification.

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Nicholle Kobi Black Woman Art Series 2018 OTTAWANicholle Kobi 2018 Tour – Ottawa

Nicholle Kobi’s highly anticipated first Pop-Up show and Exhibition tour celebrating her Black Woman Art Series collection and Parisian Instant exhibition is a unique art affair moment!

When: Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 2:00PM
Where: 460 West Hunt Club Road, Ottawa

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A musical historical rendition of the slave journey in various African and traditional songs, video clips, narration and dance. Presented by CCBC Youth & Young Adult Choir, and Ni Wewe Tu Community Choir.

Guest Speaker: Fay Jarrett

When: Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 10:00AM
Where: 2285 ST. LAURENT BLD, Bldg., “A”, UNIT #7See details here


Screening of Strike A Rock by Human Rights Watch Canada

When: March 5, 2018 | 6.00PM
Where: Mayfair Theatre, 1074 Bank St, Ottawa

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