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    The Council fosters an academic environment where students and faculty seek novel approaches to issues in African studies through joint endeavors across institutions at Yale, regionally, nationally and internationally.

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Sophia Dawkins, a CAS Graduate Affiliate and Ph.D. candidate in political science, wrote the following commentary that appeared in Political Violence At A Glance on January 5...
The following interview is part of the Council on African Studies’ Alumni Spotlight series featuring graduates from both the Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in African...
Cajetan Iheka
The increasing scale and scope of climate change has brought attention to the ways communities across the planet experience, conceptualize, and negotiate a variety of...
Klara Wojtkowska
Klara Wojtkowska, a graduate of the African Studies M.A. program (2013), has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant to Zimbabwe. In the following interview in the Fulbrighter...
Professor Robert Harms
Robert Harms, the Henry J. Heinz Professor of History & African Studies, has been awarded the Gustav Ranis International Book Prize for best book, Land of Tears: The...
Marius Kothor, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History and CAS Graduate Affiliate has been awarded the Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) by...
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
Niccoló F. Meriggi, an economist at the International Growth Center in Sierra Leone, and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak (@mushfiq_econ), a professor of economics at Yale University ...