The Africa Institute (The Africa Hall) - Sharjah Events

The Africa Institute (The Africa Hall)


The Africa Institute is an interdisciplinary academic research institute dedicated to the study, research and documentation of Africa, its people and its cultures; its complex past, present and future; and its manifold connections with the wider world. It is a globally oriented institution with a focus on the humanities and social sciences that will have a postgraduate studies programme offering both masters and PhD degrees with the aim of training a new generation of critical thinkers in African and African diaspora studies.

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08 Mar 2022  -  10 Mar 2022
he first part of the two-part program Global Ghana: Sites of Departure/Sites of Return, will examine the ways in which Ghana has emergedas a focal point of diasporic engagement beginning with early 20th-century ‘Back to Africa’ movements
Global Ghana, the second edition of The Africa Institute’s annual country-focused program will be inaugurated in Sharjah, UAE, convened by leading scholars Akosua Adomako Ampofo, Jean Allman, Carina Ray, and Joseph Oduro-Frimpong. The opening will begin in the evening of...
21 Oct 2021  -  19 Nov 2021
The Africa Institute (Sharjah, UAE), in collaboration with the June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive (London, UK), present a film program titled Decolonizing African Cinema – A History. This program seeks to situate influential works of African cinema in relation...