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African Studies @ Carleton Digest: issue of January 18 2019

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Upcoming Events “Somali Studies in Canada: Resilience and Resistance”with Professor Nimo BokoreSchool of Social Work, Carleton University Date: Wednesday,January 23, 2019 |...

ASG Presents: the Global compact and Refugees: Challenges and Opportunities for Canadian Leadership in Africa – GRA présente le Pacte mondial sur les réfugiés: Défis et possibilités pour le leadership du Canada en Afrique

The Africa Study Group is very happy to announce our next event: Professor James Milner of Carleton will present on the GLobal Compact on Refugees : Challenges and opportunities for Canadian Leadership in Africa Time: Thursday January 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 PMLocation:...

Meeting with the South African High Commissioner

On December 4th part of the Steering Committee met with the South African High Commissioner and some of her colleagues. This was part of the early stages of the Committee’s efforts to increase dialogue with the African diplomatic community in Ottawa to further our...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest – January 4 2019

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Upcoming Events “Somali Studies in Canada: Resilience and Resistance” with Professor Nimo Bokore School of Social Work, Carleton University Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | 1:00pm to 2:30pm Location: Discovery...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest December 7 Edition

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Upcoming Events To: Institute of African Studies Community, We regret to inform you that our monthly Brownbag Seminar Series slated for December 12, 2018 will no longer hold as scheduled. We regret any...

Ethiopia’s Export Challenge

Ethiopia’s recent rapprochement with Eritrea and Somalia has breathed fresh life into the Horn of Africa. Expectations are high that we are witnessing a new era of sustained growth and greater economic integration. The government’s goal of Chinese-style growth, based...

African Studies @ Digest – November 23, 2018

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Upcoming Events Call for Paper/Panels | Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of African Studies (CAAS) 2019 University of Quebec, Montreal May 16 – 19, 2019 We are excited to announce that the Call for...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest of November 16, 2018

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Upcoming Events In 2001 Africa was declared “a scar on the conscience of the world”. When The Economist declared Africa a “Hopeless Continent” the writer observed that African societies were “for reasons buried in...

African Studies @ Carleton Digest of November 9, 2018

African Studies News and Events No Images? Click here Upcoming Events “Bottom-up Change in a Top-down Government: Changing Policy and Law in Ethiopia” with Logan Cochrane Banting Fellow, Global and International Studies Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 |...

African Studies@Carleton Digest of November 2 2018

Upcoming Events “Bottom-up Change in a Top-down Government: Changing Policy and Law in Ethiopia” with Logan Cochrane Banting Fellow, Global and International Studies Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 1:00pm to 2:30pm Location: Discovery Centre, MacOdrum...

African Studies@Carleton Digest – October 26, 2018

Upcoming Events “Missing the Cues. Tales of a Newcomer’s Life in Canada. A Memoir” with Professor Annette Isaac Institute of African Studies, Carleton University Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 | 1:00pm to 2:30pm Location: Discovery Centre, MacOdrum...

Élections présidentielles du Mali – quel bilan?

Il faut d’abord saluer les efforts faits pour que ces élections puissent se tenir sur tout le territoire du pays. Il y a eu des incidents malheureux certes, dont l’assassinat d’un directeur de bureau de vote au second tour, et la fermeture de bureaux de votes. Le...

The Red Sea Ports

As the rapid Eritrean-Ethiopian peace process increasingly captivates observers, the long-ignored Red Sea is also being thrust back into the spotlight. The 2300 km inlet, geographically separating continental Asia and Africa, is now at the epicenter of a high-stakes...

Ethiopia in an African Context: a country in a category of its own.

Ethiopia is a country with unique history and present. A nation united where pride in being “Ethiopian” is unwavering regardless of political or social differences. Distinct culture in food, clothing and social behaviour. King Menelik II said in 1909 “There was never...

Africa’s Domestic Revenue: Untapped Source of Growth?

Discussions of development issues in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend not to focus on the importance of countries’ capacities to optimize domestic revenue sources. Improving the capacity of Sub-Saharan African governments to raise revenue from domestic sources...