February 17, 2020

During January-February 2020, AfREC Research Fellow Prof. Shane Maloney from the UWA School of Human Sciences visited the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, as part of the Carnegie-Wits Alumni Diaspora Program.

Pro. Maloney (left) at Tswalu Reserve in the Ka...

December 20, 2019

On 19 December 2019, AfREC Director Dr David Mickler, Research Fellow Dr Muhammad Dan Suleiman and Advisory Board Member Ms Trish O’Reilly met with Australian Minister for Defence and WA Senator the Hon. Linda Reynolds CSC in Perth.

The meeting provided an opportunity t...

December 17, 2019

AfREC Research Fellow Professor Erika Techera has been appointed as the new Australian National Focal Point for the Indian Ocean Rim Academic Group (IORAG). IORAG was established to support the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) through coordinated and rigorous resear...

December 17, 2019

AfREC congratulates our following Postgraduate Fellows for success in their PhD endeavours! We wish them all the best for their future careers.

Dr Muhammad Dan Suleiman (UWA School of Social Sciences)

 Dr Muhammad Dan Suleiman graduated from UWA with his PhD in Political...

December 15, 2019

On 11 December 2019, AfREC Director Dr David Mickler joined the Organisation of African Communities in WA and WA African community leaders for a meeting with Federal Minister for Families and Social Services Senator the Hon Anne Ruston. The roundtable dinner meeting wa...

December 15, 2019

AfREC partnered with the UWA Centre for Muslim States and Societies (CMSS) to co-convene two seminars exploring aspects of the intersection of Islam and Africa.

The first seminar, on 14 November 2019, was by Dr Max de Vietri, a Research Fellow in both AfREC and CMSS, wh...

December 15, 2019

An interdisciplinary team of AfREC Research Fellows including A/Prof. Farida Fozdar (School of Social Sciences), Dr Sarah Prout Quicke (School of Agriculture and Environment), Dr Dominic Dagbanja (Law School), Dr David Mickler (School of Social Sciences) and Dr Muhamma...

December 15, 2019

On 26 November 2019 AfREC partnered with the UWA Public Policy Institute (PPI) to convene a roundtable lunch seminar by Prof. Roger Keil on “Perforated Boundaries: Emerging Constellations of Disease in an Era of Extended Urbanisation”. Roger Keil, Professor of Environm...

December 15, 2019

On 23 November 2019 AfREC and the Organisation of African Communities in WA (OAC) co-convened the fourth session in the African Women’s Leadership, Empowerment & Development (A-LEAD) program 2019-20 and the first of the A-LEAD Open Forums. This first Open Forum, held a...

November 12, 2019

In 2015, a filing cabinet was unearthed at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) headquarters in Kampala, Uganda, which contained – what turned out to be – 70,000 photographic negatives, taken by official photographers of the Idi Amin regime. The majority of these...

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