April 6, 2020

On 22 February 2020, UWA hosted a discussion on the 2019 Black Inc. Books' anthology Growing Up African In Australia as part of the Perth Festival 2020. The discussion was moderated by AfREC Postgraduate Fellow Tinashe Jakwa and featured two of the book’s editors in Ma...

April 5, 2020

On 12-14 March 2020, several AfREC Fellows participated in the exciting inaugural conference of the University of Melbourne’s African Studies Group entitled Borders, Identities and Belongings in a Cosmopolitan Society: Perspectives from African Migrants in the Diaspora...

April 5, 2020

The next iteration of the annual Indian Ocean regional education collaboration entitled International Relations in the Indian Ocean Region: Collaborative Study Experience will be held at UWA in Perth in November-December 2020 with funding provided by the Indian Ocean R...

April 5, 2020

On 14 March 2020 the inaugural participants in the WA African Women’s Leadership, Empowerment & Development (A-LEAD) Program graduated at the International Women’s Day 2020 Gala convened by the Organisation of African Communities in WA (OACWA). The gala evening, held a...

April 3, 2020

On 11 March 2020, AfREC Fellows participated in the ‘East-West African Australian Communities Forum’ at the University of Melbourne. The Forum represented the continuation of annual engagement between UWA AfREC, the University of Melbourne and the Melbourne-based Afric...

April 3, 2020

Congratulations to AfREC Research Fellow Dr Amin Mugera, a Senior Lecturer in the UWA School of Agriculture and Environment and the UWA Institute of Agriculture, who has just won a new Australia Africa Universities Network (AAUN) Partnership and Research Development Fu...

April 3, 2020

AfREC was very saddened to learn of the sudden passing of our friend and colleague Dr Ibrahim Bedi from the University of Ghana on 2 March 2020. The University of Ghana Registrar’s Office announced the passing of Dr Bedi on 3 March. Dr Bedi was the Director of the Univ...

April 3, 2020

On 28 February 2020, Prof. Mamokgethi Phakeng, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa, visited Perth following her keynote address on ‘University leadership in a changing world’ at the Universities Australia Conference 2020 in Canberra.

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April 3, 2020

On 28 February 2020, AfREC Postgraduate Fellow and PhD candidate in the School of Social Sciences, Tinashe Jakwa, participated in a conference at the People’s Friendship University of Russia (RUDN), Moscow, on Africa and the Formation of the New System of International...

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