Institute of African Studies

Institute of African Studies



The Institute of African Studies is an interdisciplinary institute at Carleton University, bringing together a wide range of expertise on African history, politics, literatures, cinemas, media, societies, cultures, legal systems and economics. It is committed to teaching, research, debate and community outreach on all matters related to Africa.

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Nduka Otiono

New Hire in the Institute of African Studies

The Institute of African Studies is very pleased to announce that Dr. Nduka Otiono has joined us as a tenure-track assistant professor in African Studies. Dr. Nduka joins the over 40 cross-appointed faculty members to the Institute, bringing a wealth of experience in journalism and writing in... More

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Youth in Development – Semester Abroad in Uganda

The Institute of African Studies is pleased to announce that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Youth In Development, a Canadian organization devoted to getting youth more involved and engaged with international development. This provides another way for Carleton students in African... More

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Postdoctoral student at Carleton focusing on Peacebuilding in West Africa

Dr. Christopher von Dyck is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. Chris received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Alberta, Edmonton in 2013 and completed an M.A from Dalhousie University. His doctoral research focused on the consolidation... More

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Mozambique International Internships

The international internship opportunities in Maputo, Mozambique, provide an intensive educational and experiential learning experience. Students participating in the international internship opportunity will benefit from the professional experience, and will discover a new level of personal growth... More

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Afenifere Canada Handbill Egungun

Yorùbá: Between Values and Modernity

Saturday, September 20 - 2:00 PM

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“I Don’t Know How the Baby Died”...

Thursday, September 25 - 1:00 PM



Monday, September 29 - 9:00 AM

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