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Centre of African Studies pays tribute to Professor Andrew Walls, 1928–2021
The Centre of African Studies has paid tribute to Professor Andrew Walls, a leading academic in African Christianity, who passed away this month.
Can leaders’ missteps guide Africa’s Covid path?
Power has offered politicians precious little protection from the pandemic but lessons learned could be of lasting benefit, Jean-Benoit Falisse writes for Edinburgh Impact.
Africa Europe Foundation calls on Edinburgh academic to join transport taskforce
Professor Paul Nugent at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) has joined a new taskforce to support the development of relations between Africa and Europe, and reinforce their partnership in the international arena.
Edinburgh researcher to give a feminist perspective on the impact of COVID-19 in Africa
Dr Rama Salla Dieng at the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) and international collaborators will begin a new project tackling the social, economic and political impact of COVID-19 in Africa with a feminist, intersectional perspective.
New project allocates £750,000 for research in decoloniality
The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) at the University of Edinburgh has launched a new fellowships programme to lead research on decoloniality.
Researchers to investigate impact of Covid-19 on African elections with UK Government funding
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Social and Political Science (SPS) have received £367,000 from the UK Government to investigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on elections in Africa.
Has the Ebola epidemic in West Africa prepared Sierra Leone’s health system for Covid-19?
Social anthropologists at the School of Social and Political Science will investigate whether technology-focused responses to the 2014 – 2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa prepared Sierra Leone’s health system for Covid-19.