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
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا

CODESRIA News

September 13 2021

The 3rd Pan-African Capacity Development Forum and the 25th Anniversary of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF): “Developing Capacity for Africa’s Economic and Social Transformation”

Date: 2-6 May 2016 Venue: Harare International Conference Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe This is a summary of the proceedings of the ACBF 25th anniversary that was held in Harare, Zimbabwe from May 3rd-5th 2016. The theme of the meeting was “Developing Capacity for Africa’s Economic and Social Transformation”. The celebrations coincided with the 3rd...

May 17 2016

5e FORUM CHINE-AFRIQUE DES THINK TANKS : La capacité de coopération sino-africaine et l’Industrialisation de l’Afrique

Yiwu, Chine du 15 au 16 Avril 2016 China-Africa Think Tanks Forum (CATTF) est une initiative lancée par Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU) en 2011 pour créer une plate-forme de dialogue entre les Think-Tanks chinois et africains. L’Institut des Etudes Africaines et China-Africa International Business School de ZJNU assurent le secrétariat de cette...

May 13 2016

The cadets being received by the Deputy Executive Secretary of CODESRIA, Professor Sozinho Francisco Matsinhe

As part of their study visit to Senegal, a group of cadets from the Diplomatic Academy of the South African Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation visited CODESRIA on 2 May 2016. The main objective of the visit was to acquaint themselves with CODESRIA’s activities across Africa. The cadets were accompanied by two officials from the Embassy...

May 6 2016

TRIBUTE TO PROFESSOR HELMI SHARAWY / HOMMAGE AU PROFESSEUR HELMI SHARAWY; May 11, 2016; 15:00 – 17:30, Cairo Egypt

Cairo 11 May 2016 Helmi Sharawy is certainly one of the most illustrious leaders of our community. He was the founding director of the AARC, and he has played a pioneering role in the development of CODESRIA, in the promotion of the study of Africa, and in the formation of a number of institutions and associations, such as the African Association of...

May 4 2016

CODESRIA Annual Gender Symposium titled: Women’s Struggles Today.

Cairo 9–11 May 2016 What are the new challenges confronted by the struggles of the African woman by the current trajectory of the African States which can be described as “ambiguous adventure” of democracy (the Arab Spring, constitutional changes, empty political debate and fragmentation of the political space)? To what extent does the observed security...

May 4 2016

Leadership Dialogue on Open Access and African Research Publishing in the 21st Century: A One-day Forum organised by South African Regional Universities Association

Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre in South Africa; Date: May 3 2016 Time: 8.30 am-1.00pm. The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) was prominently recognised during a one day forum organised by the Southern African Regional Universities Association, pre-event to the GoingGlobal Conference. Both...

May 4 2016

Brief report: Social Sciences and Humanities Research and African Development

Venue: Sida, Valhallavägen 199, Djenné, nr 18, Date: 4 May, Time: 9:00-11:00 CODESRIA, the Nordic Africa Institute and Sida, the Swedish International Development Agency organized a two-hour seminar, which examined the contributions of basic research in the social sciences and humanities to African development and the future of research cooperation as...

May 4 2016

Social Sciences and Humanities Research and African Development

Venue: Sida, Valhallavägen 199, Djenné, nr 18 Date: 4 May Time: 9:00-11:00 CODESRIA, the Nordic Africa Institute and Sida, the Swedish International Development Agency will organize a two-hour seminar, which will examine the contributions of basic research in the social sciences and humanities to African development and the future of research...

May 3 2016

Inter-communal Relations during the EVD Outbreak

April 27, 2016. Dr Ato Kwamena Onoma, CODESRIA Programme Officer (Research) leading a talk “The ‘Manufacture’ of an Epidemiological Dangerous Population: The ‘Peuhl-Fouta’ in EVD-weary Senegal’. Moderated by Prof. Sylvain Landry Faye of Cheikh Anta Diop University, the talk focused on inter-communal relations in Senegal and the dynamics of epidemic control...

April 30 2016

Thinking African, Epistemological Issues: Celebrating the Life and Work of Thandika Mkandawire

11-13 April / Avril 2016, Lilongwe, Malawi Welcome to the Colloquium on Thinking African. Epistemological Issues, organized in recognition of the contribution of Thandika Mkandawire to the development of CODESRIA and to the advancement of knowledge production in Africa and around the world. We are here to honour of one of Africa’s greatest scholars,...

April 29 2016
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