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 

Access the various publications of the Africa Program of the Chatham House, Royal Institute of International Affairs, London.

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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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Information/Conferences/Workshops

 

The Africa Programme at Chatham House, The Royal Institute of Internal Affairs, London,is seeking a Research Assistant to support the execution of its research projects including concept development, …

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The call for panels for the 7th European Conference on African Studies to be held in Basel from 29 June to 1 July 2017 is now open. 

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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 June …

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This is a call for pre-proposals, which might especially be of interest to young African postdoctoral researchers. The call is launched within the framework of the Volkswagen Foundation’s initiative “…

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Emory University and Kennesaw State University cordially invite you to submit your proposals for seminars, roundtables, and panels at the African Literature Association 2016 Conference, “Justice and H…

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