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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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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IAS Welcomes Visiting Researcher, Prof. Eurico Josue Ngunga

IAS is pleased to welcome Prof. Eurico Josue Ngunga as a Visiting Researcher with the Institute. Prof. Ngunga is originally from Angola. For the past 20 years he has lived in Brazil, where he is currently a faculty member at the Federal University of Minas Gerais. While with IAS, he will be... More

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Dr. Sulley Gariba to Receive Honourary Doctorate from Carleton University

Dr. Sulley Gariba, a Carleton graduate (M.A. ’81, Ph.D. ’89) and long-time friend of the Institute of African Studies, will receive an Honourary Doctorate from Carleton University at the 2 p.m. convocation ceremony on June 10, 2014. He will be recognized for his “longstanding work... More

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African Studies Graduate Featured in Story about Carleton BA Graduates

Alana Dunbar, African Studies ’14, is featured in an article on the main Carleton webpage discussing career paths of BA graduates.  Alana is currently the Creative Manager for Marie Stopes Tanzania, an NGO that encourages family planning, gender advocacy and reproductive health.  Click... More

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