Mission Statement of the Institute of African Studies

The Institute of African Studies at Carleton University is committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching that focuses on Africa and Africa-related themes. Specifically, our mandate is:

  • To increase collaborative research amongst Africanists at Carleton University;
  • To provide academic programs, mentoring, and community for students interested in Africa;
  • To strengthen ties between African universities and Carleton University;
  • To liaise with governmental, non-governmental and community-based organizations working on African issues; and
  • To raise general public awareness of Africa and Africa-related issues.

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Institute of African Studies (IAS) Management Committee
Institute of African Studies (IAS) Advisory Committee