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2021 Jun 14

Strengthening U.S.-Africa Partnerships on Education

10:00am to 11:15am

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U.S. and African institutions are prioritizing cultural exchanges, public-private collaboration, and strengthened university partnerships. There are growing opportunities for expanding international campuses, conducting joint research, and developing e-learning platforms with U.S. and African universities. Carnegie Melon University’s successful campus expansion to Rwanda, for example, marked the first time that an American research university offered master’s degrees with full-time faculty, staff, and operations in the region—creating a model for similar institutions.

With the...

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2021 Jun 16

Arts Council of the African Studies Association Triennial 2021 Online

Wed Jun 16 (All day) to Sun Jun 20 (All day)

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This virtual conference from June 16 to 20, 2021 will be an ACASA first. We are planning a dynamic, interactive meeting, that takes into consideration our magnitude and scope, our various time zones and internet capabilities, and our need for thoughtful engagement outside panel presentations.

We are excited to offer a live stage for our Museum Day events including speaker Nana Oforiatta Ayim...

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2021 Jun 21

6th Annual Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week

Mon Jun 21 (All day) to Fri Jul 2 (All day)

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The Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy will hold its sixth Annual Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week online, from 21 June - 2 July 2021, with one week of Learning Labs and one week for our Research Conference. Researchers, practitioners and policymakers across our global community are invited to participate, as are students and anyone who is interested in learning more about the links between...

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2021 Jun 21

Mondays at Beinecke: Ethiopic Manuscripts and Global Books with Kristen Herdman

4:00pm to 4:30pm

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Kristen Herdman is a PhD Candidate in the Medieval Studies program. Her research interests are rooted in art historical approaches to manuscript studies, with special attention to fifteenth-century medieval devotional books and the complex relationship between text and image.
Herdman will discuss Ethiopic Manuscripts in the Beinecke Library collections and the overall Global Books initiative: https://beinecke.library.yale.edu/collections/highlights/global-books-be…
Although...

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2021 Jun 23

Advancing the role of women in Sudan's transition

10:00am

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The contribution of women to Sudan’s transition is crucial to ensuring long-term peace, stability and development. In March 2020, the Transitional Government adopted its National Action Plan on women, peace and security, in line with the UN’s Resolution 1325, which reaffirms the important role of women in peace and security efforts. Earlier this year, the Cabinet also announced its priority to empower women in public affairs. Yet implementation of these commitments remains slow.

The Constitutional Charter provides for at least 40 percent representation of women in the transitional...

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