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 

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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The African Economic Outlook (AEO) celebrates its 15th edition this year. The African Development Bank, the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme partnered to produce th…

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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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Interesting reading from In On Africa...

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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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Information/Conferences/Workshops

 

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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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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