Nordic Africa Research Network (NARN)

Will hold a networking event at the Swedish Development Research Conference at Stockholm University on 24 August, 2016 at 14.00-15.00!

Venue: William-Olsson Lecture Hall (house Y)

NARN

Is organizing a workshop on ”How to communicate research on Africa” to take place on 23 September at 16.00-18.00 in conjunction with the Nordic Africa Days in Uppsala. It is open to everyone but sign up at info@narn.se is required.

 

For The Nordic Africa Days Participants

Those who are registering for the Nordic Africa Days will get a waiver for 2016 (i.e. will not have to pay the registration fee) if they   register as members of NARN. If you have already paid the fee for 2016 we will transfer it to 2017.

News

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.

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

 

Publications 

In June, the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and Chatham House published the final report of the Global Commission on Internet GovernanceOne Internet, which recommends key step…

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Interesting Position Papers from In On Africa about Africa-related matters

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South Africa’s reputation for diversity and its high level of development compared to the rest of Africa obscure a nation falling into turmoil. Two decades removed from apartheid, a faltering economy …

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This article by Prof. Jónína Einarsdóttir, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of Iceland examines Iceland’s involvement in the anti-apartheid struggles and focuses on the establishment o…

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Two new reports have been published by the Africa EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) which help shed light on the current state of electrification in Africa:

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In late November 2000, Dr. Mathew Lukwiya fought for his life in the isolation ward for Ebola patients at St. Mary Lacor Hospital in Gulu, Uganda. Dr. Lukwiya, a physician and supervisor of the same h…

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This Report reflects the work that the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows has carried out since it was established in February 2012.

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Freedom of information laws and information access: The case of Sierra Leone

by Dr. Proscovia Svärd.

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Faith as politics: reflections in commemoration of Beyers Naudé (1915-2004)

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Regionalising African civil societies: lessons, opportunities and constraints by Millstein Marianne.

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Conferences/Workshops

 

The 7th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS 2017) with the theme "Urban Africa - Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban" will take place in Basel, Switzerland from 29 Jun…

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Scholarship in African Studies still faces the challenge of capacity-building to enhance ownership by authors and institutions from and on the African continent. It also requires more coordinated effo…

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Forthcoming African Events to take place at Cathaham House, London.

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Higher Education Partnership Trends and Policy Issues between African and European Higher Education Institutions” will take place on 3 – 4 November 2016, at Bayreuth International Graduate School of…

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The Nordic Africa Institute will be holding The Nordic Africa Days on the theme "Gender and change: global challenges for Africa?" on the 23-24 September 2016, Uppsala, Sweden. 

Keynote Speakers:Kopa…

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The African Society of International Law (AfSIL) is pleased to announce that its Fifth (2016) annual conference will take place at GIMPA University, Accra, Ghanaon the 28and 29 October 2016. 

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The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is pleased to announce its 2016 Child and Youth Institute that will be held for two (2) weeks, from 17 to 28 October 201…

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SANORD Conference 2016 will take place in Uppsala. Theme: Beyond Public Management? Hosted by Uppsala University. Call for Abstracts extended to 15 March 2016.

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CODESRIA’s Program on Humanities seeks to foster work in the Humanities and engender conversations between scholars in the Humanities and the Social Sciences on themes of interest to the Council with …

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CODESRIA’s conference on ‘Security regimens in Africa’ will be held between the 21-23 September 2016 in Bamako, Mali. The deadline for applications is 31st of March, 2016.

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