September 6, 2020

On 9 July 2020, AfREC members and community partners met for pre-posting consultations with the Australian High Commissioner-designate to Mauritius, Dr Kate O’Shaughnessy, at the University of Western Australia, Perth. The post in Port Louis is also accredited to Comor...

September 6, 2020

AfREC member and Political Science and International Relations Honours student Zoë Fitzgerald has won the 2019 UWA J. A. Wood Memorial Prize awarded to “the most outstanding graduand for the year of those completing an honours course in the Faculty of Arts, Business, L...

September 4, 2020

On 6 March 2020 AfREC members met via Zoom with Mr Gregory Andrews, the Australian High Commissioner-designate to Ghana and Australia’s first Indigenous High Commissioner and Ambassador to Africa, for pre-posting consultations. Mr Andrews has subsequently commenced the...

September 4, 2020

Several AfREC Fellows made submissions to the Australian Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Reference Committee Inquiry into Issues Facing Diaspora Communities in Australia, which closed on 31 July 2020.

The Terms of Reference for the Inquir...

September 4, 2020

On 8 August 2020, the Rwandan Community Abroad Perth convened the “Umuganura: Rwandan Cultural Harvest Celebration” at the Stirling Community Centre, Perth. The lively event included speeches, cultural performances and traditional foods.

Speakers included RCA-Perth Pres...

September 3, 2020

Congratulations to AfREC Research Fellow Dr Shamim Samani and colleague Dr Dora Marinova on the publication of their important new edited book entitled Muslim Women in the Economy: Development, Faith and Globalisation, which includes case studies chapters from Nigeria,...

September 3, 2020

A big congratulations to AfREC Postgraduate Fellow and PhD candidate in Political Science and International Relations (School of Social Sciences) Isaac Mensah who submitted his PhD for examination on 2 September 2020.

Mr Mensah’s thesis is entitled Countering Terrorism...

September 3, 2020

AfREC Research Fellow and Communications Coordinator, Dr Muhammad Dan Suleiman, has been selected for the 2020 Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, based in Geneva, Switzerland.

The co...

September 3, 2020

AfREC Associate Director (Community Engagement) and Senior Lecturer in the UWA Law School, Dr Dominic Dagbanja, has won a prestigious UN award for his research article entitled The Intersection of Public Procurement Law and Policy and International Investment Law.

The 2...

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...

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