Last updated: Friday, April 12, 2024

Institute of African Studies Emerging Scholar Conference

Call for Volunteers 

 Dear Members of the Institute of African Studies Community,
The Institute of African Studies (IAS) is excited to announce our upcoming Emerging Scholar Conference, scheduled to take place in a hybrid format this year. As we prepare to host this prestigious event, we are seeking dedicated volunteers to assist us in ensuring its success, both in-person and virtually.

Conference Overview:

  • Event: Institute of African Studies Emerging Scholar Conference
  • Theme: Phambili Lubuntu: Co-Creating African and African Diaspora Futures
  • Date: May 17, 2024
  • Location: Dunton Tower 2017 and Zoom
  • Format: Hybrid (In-person and Virtual)

If you are interested in volunteering for the Institute of African Studies Emerging Scholar Conference, please fill out the volunteer application form linked  below:

Deadline for Volunteer Applications:
Please submit your volunteer application by April 14, 2024.
Click here  for more details.

Coptic Culture and Community: A Virtual Book Discussion

Join us on On Tuesday, April 16th for a virtual book discussion of Coptic Culture and Community: Daily Lives, Changing Times, edited by Mariam F. Ayad, a volume that brings together leading experts from a range of disciplines to examine aspects of the daily lived experiences of Egypt’s Coptic Christian minority from late Antiquity to the present.
Book editor, Mariam F. Ayad, Associate Professor of Egyptology, The American University in Cairo, Egypt, will be in conversation with contributors, Carolyn Ramzy, Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology at Carleton University, ON, Canada, and Helene Moussa, Volunteer Curator, Coptic Museum of Canada.


Call for Papers

Apr.14, 2024| International Conference  Commemorating the African Union (AU) Anti-Corruption Day
Apr. 30, 2024 CFP: (Digital) Retrospectives on Historiography from Africa: Decolonization, the African press, and the uses of knowledge, Práticas da História

Job/Scholarship opportunities

Apr.14, 2024|  30 Research fellowships  for doctoral, postdoctoral & visiting fellowships  
Apr.19, 2024|
 The Friends of Sudan Interns @ Parliament Hill
Apr.29, 2024|
 Lecturer in African Studies and International Development
May 31, 2024| 
Call for applications for participants to attend APORDE 2024| African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics


June 12-16, 2024 | Sustainability and sustainable development in Africa: Past, present and futured future

Quote for the Week

Once you carry your own water, you will learn the value of every drop.”  

 —   African Proverb