What is NARN?

NARN is an abbreviation for Nordic Africa Research Network. 


The purpose of NARN is to promote research cooperation between Africanists in the Nordic countries. 

Why become a member? 

Nordic Journal of African Studies

List of useful links

NARNIS

A group of Iceland based Africa researchers got together and have founded NARNIS, an Icelandic supporting association to NARN with Pétur Waldorff, Senior Researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute and University of Iceland as Chairman.

Publications 

That corruption is a destructive and complex practice is openly acknowledged in Nigeria, yet it remains ubiquitous in the functioning of society and economic life. The consequences of corruption for t…

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In many countries of the African Great Lakes region, state-led approaches to transitional justice have been created by wide-ranging agreements or policies that have been later forgotten or only partia…

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Historian Simon Schama makes a strong argument that history cannot be understood only in structural terms along the broad axes of wealth and power.

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For some time, parts of the media have portrayed Africa’s relationship with the International Criminal Court  as relentlessly negative and antagonistic.

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Some interesting Publications from the Econiomic Comission for Africa

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Here is The African Economic Outlook (AEO) that was prepared by a consortium of three teams from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Pro…

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Strong performance by many African economies over the past two decades led some commentators to coin the term “Africa Rising” to describe the region’s surging economic power.

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Structural transformation in Africa’s economies remains the highest priority, and industrialization is the top strategy for achieving it in practice.

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Publications from the African Evaluation Journal.

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Interesting Publications from Kujenga-amani, the digital forum of the African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council. 

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Information/Conferences/Workshops

 

Online registration for ECAS 2017 closes on 15 June 2017.

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The African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL) is looking, for the project “M-Health: a solution for water related ‘forgotten’ diseases in remote Africa.”

 

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 The Department of Anthropology and Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) at the University of Amsterdam are looking for two Ph D candidates who will participate in the NWO-funded re…

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The aim of this conference is to provide a forum for stakeholders of education in Africa: researchers, practitioners, teachers, policy makers, sponsors and consumers, to exchange ideas about how to at…

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Throughout Africa’s Great Lakes region, many countries have adopted state-led transitional justice policies only to have most of these processes languish forgotten, delayed, or only partially-implemen…

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Chatham House is pleased to invite applicants for the Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship (Central Europe and Africa) in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs.

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The research trajectory of the junior researcher is part of the project: “Everyday justice and security provision for displaced and residents in Bukavu, DRC”. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC…

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Registration for ECAS7  opened close to schedule on 3 March. The early bird discount is valid for registrations received until 2 April 2017.

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The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is an independent international institute whose core mission is to undertake research and activities on security, conflict and peace. SIPRI…

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As many of you already know, ECAS 2017, which takes place this year in Basel from 29 June to  1 July, has the overall theme of ‘Urban Africa - Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban…

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