"As you travel across Africa, you observe one thing about how Africa is growing: graceless poverty, sitting beside unbelievable wealth. I think the idea of inclusive growth should be front and center in policy discussions in Africa and regulatory mechanisms to promote it must be enacted throughout the continent,” Nigerian native, Chilenye Nwapi, representing the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Law in Canada, raised the issues around how to promote inclusive growth in Africa and the world during the pilot initiative of the Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP). Read more about Workshopping Innovation and Cooperative Research in Global Law and Policy
The African Studies Workshop (ASW) culminates each year with a conference event in the spring. The 2014, entitled Chiefship and the Customary in Contemporary Africa, was held on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Knafel Center. The scholarly objectives of the conference were to interrogate — to document, analyze, and theorize — changes in the politics, economics, and cultural practices surrounding the institution of chiefship, and of the so-called “customary,” under present-day conditions in Africa. Read more about ASW Conference 2014: Chiefship and the Customary in Contemporary Africa
U.S. Ambassador Johnnie Carson gave the keynote address at Harvard Africa Focus 2010. Africa Focus, an 18-day event, was organized under the theme “Reimagine, Redefine, Reinvent: A New Paradigm for Africa’s Leaders.” Carson spoke about U.S.-Africa Relations in the Age of Obama.