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Center for African Studies brings 'Barber Shop Chronicles' to Cambridge

Barber Shop Chronicles arrives in Cambridge as part of its US premiere tour following critically acclaimed runs at London’s National Theatre and the West Yorkshire Playhouse from Dec 5, 2018 to Jan 5, 2019. The play is proudly presented to you with support from the Center for African Studies and the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research.

Newsroom and political platform, confession box and stadium—for generations, barber shops have been places where African men gather to discuss the world. Leaping from London to Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala...

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Center for African Studies Presents International Premiere of Critically Acclaimed Nigerian Production, HEAR WORD!

The critically acclaimed Nigerian production of HEAR WORD! Naija Women Talk True directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa made its international premiere on April 15th, 2016 at the Harvard Dance Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The production was proudly presented by the Center for African Studies in association with the American Repertory Theater, the Division of Social Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Harvard Dance Center, the Hutchins Center for African &...

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Harvard Business School’s Africa Business Club Pursues a More Inclusive Africa

While the story of Africa's economic growth has been amply celebrated in recent years, the Harvard Business School’s Africa Business Club (HBS ABC) saw a gap in inclusivity and sustainable progress in Africa’s story. Defining inclusivity in terms of socioeconomic segments, industries, gender, and sectors, HBS ABC sees an opportunity to promote growth that cuts across sectors, will generate multiplier effects in the African economy and will promote political stability --led by the private sector.

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African Development Conference Advances South-South Collaboration

African countries are looking beyond traditional partners in the West and forging South-South linkages in trade and politics. This trend was front and center at the 6th Annual African Development Conference (ADC), with the theme, “Looking South – Moving Forward: Fostering development collaboration within the global South.”

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