Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
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Africa News

October 26 2020

Professor Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong: New Oppenheimer Faculty Director of the Harvard University Center for African Studies effective July 1, 2016

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong as the new Oppenheimer Faculty Director of the Harvard University Center for African Studies effective July 1, 2016. Akyeampong, Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, is the senior historian of Africa at Harvard, and specializes in West...

May 24 2016

Cybersecurity in West Africa: An Expert Meeting to Sensitize Governments and Share Experiences

Venue: King Fahd Palace Hotel, Dakar Date: Dakar 12-13 April 2016, During April 12-13 2016, the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications of Senegal convened an Expert Meeting on cybersecurity in West Africa. The objective of the meeting was to sensitize and share experiences of cybersecurity activitists with governments and corporate organisations in...

May 6 2016

Academic Freedom for Professor Maati Monjib

Maati Monjib, a historian and member of the Scientific Committee of CODESRIA, has been on hunger strike since last week to protest against the travel bans imposed on him by Moroccan authorities, which has prevented him from participating in scientific meetings and exercising his academic freedom. Monjib, a political analyst and human rights activist,...

October 15 2015

Death of Prof. Amady Aly Dieng

Professor Amady Aly Dieng is gone! He is author of several books published by the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa. CODESRIA presents its condolences to the bereaved family.

May 18 2015

Olivier Sagna, "Personnalité TIC de l’année 2014"

Nous félicitons Olivier Sagna, qui fut Administrateur du programme CODICE et qui a été élu "Personnalité TIC 2014" à l’occasion de l’édition 2014 des ‪#‎Jambartechawards. Voici son message de remerciement : « A travers ce message, je tiens à remercier tous ceux et toutes celles, parents, amis, collègues, anciens étudiants et étudiants ainsi que tous ceux et toutes...

December 22 2014

Liberia: Zero Ebola Cases By X-Mas? Complacency Compounds Liberia’s Reality

Addressing the nation last week, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf targeted December 25th, 2014, Christmas Day as a national goal for the possible elimination of the deadly Ebola virus from Liberia’s soil as she announced an extension of a curfew imposed as a result of the outbreak and the lifting of the State of Emergency. Said Sirleaf: "This...

November 19 2014

Lutte contre la maladie à virus Ebola : Le socio-anthropologue Cheikh Ibrahima Niang appelle à l’unité des communautés

La peur, la panique, le manque de confiance, le faible plateau technique des structures de santé, le déficit de personnel de santé sont, entre autres, les éléments qui ont favorisé la propagation du virus Ebola. En animant une conférence, jeudi dernier, le socio-anthropologue Cheikh Ibrahima Niang a appelé à une mobilisation internationale. La lutte contre la...

November 14 2014

CHEMIN DE FOI D’UN INFATIGABLE «PROLETAIRE»

Il y a deux jours, les «samedis de l’économie» rendaient hommage à Samir Amin, «l’un des plus brillants et des plus influents économistes du Sud des 50 dernières années». L’initiative est de l’Africaine de Recherche et de Coopération pour l’Appui au Développement endogène (ARCADE), aux côtés de la Fondation Rosa Luxembourg. Samir Amin est un franco-égyptien vivant à...

October 29 2014

Distinction : Le Pr. Boubacar Barry de l’Ucad lauréat de l’African studies association

NB : Le Pr. Boubacar Barry est un ancien secrétaire exécutif adjoint du CODESRIA. L’éminent professeur du département d’Histoire de l’Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (Ucad), Boubacar Barry, vient d’être honoré. En effet, il est lauréat de l’African studies association (Asa) aux Etats-Unis. Le rayonnement intellectuel de l’université sénégalaise vient, encore...

October 29 2014
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