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Africa Research & Engagement Centre

About Us

AfREC produces research, teaching, training, and collaborates with partners to address sustainable development challenges and responsibilities, and to strengthen wider Australia-Africa relations. The center drives innovative and ethical collaborations between Australia and Africa – a dynamic and diverse continent of 55 countries and 1.3 billion people – and draws upon the important knowledge, ideas and experiences of growing African-Australian communities.

PROGRAM

We are leaders in developing ethical Africa-focused research

ENGAGEMENT

See how we have been engaging members of our community

RESEARCH & EDUCATION

Equip yourself with the essential skills to thrive in your field

DISCUSSION

Join in the discussion with the latest AfricaNarratives

Events

AfREC Africa Research Showcase
When
05 Nov 2021, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Where
Crawley,
35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
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The AfREC logo, which is shared with the UWA African Students’ Union (ASU), was designed by Abdi Hassan, a UWA Juris Doctor student and AfREC Member. Abdi’s interests include legal history, critical socio-legal theories, pre-colonialism and colonialism in Africa, migration, international human rights law, and displacement in times of conflict. According to Abdi, the purpose of the AfREC emblem is to highlight the vibrancy of the peoples, cultures, and histories of the African continent. This arrangement of multi-coloured polygons takes inspiration from the continued movement of peoples and traditions across the continent. It is both a statement of diversity and individuality.