The Institute of African Studies is an interdisciplinary institute at Carleton University, bringing together a wide range of expertise on African history, politics, literatures, cinemas, media, societies, cultures, legal systems and economics. It is committed to teaching, research, debate and community outreach on all matters related to Africa.
The Institute of African Studies (IAS) congratules Ying-Ying Tiffany Liu for winning 2015-16 TD Graduate Fellowship in Migration and Diaspora Studies on her research across the city of Johannesburg in South Africa. For more information, click here... More
Carleton University’s MacOdrum Library is hosting the Ugandan Asian Archives Road Show in Toronto on Jan. 23, 2016. When: Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Where: S. Walter Stewart Branch of the Toronto Public Library, John S. Ridout Auditorium, 170 Memorial Park Ave, Toronto... More
The Institute of African Studies (IAS) is pleased to announce that Professor Pius Adesanmi is now its new Director. Professor Adesanmi succeeds Professor Blair Rutherford, who served two terms as Director and now is pleased to continue to be active in the IAS as like the nearly fifty Carleton... More
Institute of African Studies congratulates our cross-appointed colleague Dr. Susanne Klausen from the Department of History for winning a University Research Achievement Award for 2016-17 to assist with her current research on the application of the Immorality Act during the era of Apartheid in... More