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

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December 16 2014

Press Release: Winner of the 2014 EKO Prize for Literature

FRANCIS B. NYAMNJOH is the 2014 winner of the Eko Prize for Literature. The Judges based their decision on the laureate’s lifetime achievement as a prolific writer, critic, and promoter of the Arts in Cameroon, Africa, and the world at large. A social anthropologist who has published several novels, plays, together with critical books and articles in...

December 16 2014

Memorial Service in Honour of the Late Dr Roseline Achieng

It is with deep regret and sorrow that we share the shocking news of the unexpected departure of Dr Roseline Achieng (TMALI Senior Lecturer). This is a significant loss to the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI) and University of South Africa (UNISA). Dr Achieng was also involved in the TMALI’s mentorship programme for emerging scholars and...

December 15 2014

Prof. Ousmane Kane’s Inaugural Lecture

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professorship of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society at the Harvard Divinity School He is an active member of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and the author of “Non-Europhone Intellectuals» published by CODESRIA. * Ousmane Kane, a scholar of Islamic studies and comparative...

March 21 2014

Caribbean Philosophical Association: Shifting the Geoography of Reason

The Caribbean Philosophical Association is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of the association’s awards for contributions to Caribbean thought and philosophical literature: The Frantz Fanon Lifetime Achievement Award Leonard Harris A pioneer in the academic study of African...

January 23 2014

Kenya Association of Deans of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

The Kenya Association of Deans of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (KADHESS) was officially launched on the 28th June, 2012 at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), in Kakamega Town. The function, which coincided with the MMUST 4th International Annual Conference, was presided over by the Prime Minister of the Republic of...

January 23 2013

Numéro de la revue Terroirs en hommage à Jean-Marc Ela et à Séverin Cécile Abega

Le dernier numéro de la revue Terroirs rendant hommage à Jean-Marc Ela et à Séverin Cécile Abega a été réalisé avec l’appui du CODESRIA. Cliquez ici [] pour prendre connaissance du sommaire de ce...

August 30 2012

Launch of the Archie Mafeje Research Institute

The late Archie Mafeje was one of the leading social scientists, intellectuals and scholars in Africa and the world. His formal academic training in the natural and social sciences enabled him to develop and propel comprehensive and expansive knowledge on diverse thematic areas and disciplines, especially on Africa’s development, social theory and...

April 25 2012

Carlos Lopes appointed as the new Executive Secretary of ECA

Dear Colleagues, It gives me great pleasure to inform you that our colleague and friend Carlos Lopes has been appointed by the UN secretary General Ban Ki-Moon as the new Executive Secretary of the UN economic Commission for Africa (UNECA; see press release attached). Carlos is a leading, and very active member of the African research community,...

April 16 2012