Website of the exhibition of the German Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne on urbanity in Africa (2010 / 2011) showcasing five African cities - Cairo (Egypt), Lagos (Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of of the Congo) and Johannesburg (South Africa). You will find information on each city as well as on art projects from / about each city. Furthermore, you will find some excerpts of the exhibition catalogue. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the University of Nairobi, Kenya. The university has an Institute of African Studies and an Institute for Development Studies. Both provide a list of their staff's publicoffers a diploma in "Armed Conflict Studies In East Africa". You can learn Swahili at the "Department of Linguistics & Languages". [editors ilissAfrica]
The Institute for Ethnic Studies an der Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia has no focus on African Studies, but you can find two persons involded in a journal and research in Africa:1) Principal Fellow Prof. Dato’ Dr. Sharifah Zaleha binti Syed Hassan who sits on the Advisory Boards of the Journal of Islamic Studies of the Centre for Contemporary Islam, University of South Africa.2) Senior Fellow Dr. Eric Schubert Ansah, who amongst others studied in Ghana and is currently conducting an exploratory research on ‘ethnic studies’ in Kenya and Zimbabwe....
Kenya Scholars and Studies Association (KESSA) is an independent nonprofit professional association established in the State of Ohio in the United States for the exclusive purpose of advancing scholarly, scientific, and research work on the Republic of Kenya. Its membership is drawn from all disciplines and persuasions. It organizes a yearly conference and publishes Kenya Studies Review (KSR) journal, which is available free on the web. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The database of the Kenya Information Preservation Society contains more than 20,000 bibliographical entries on theses and dissertations on any topic written by Kenyan scholars and on Kenyan topics written by foreign scholars. You will find an abstract for every entry and contact information of the holding university. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the African Studies at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. You will find information on the studies, research projects etc. Under "publications", you can find many fulltext documents (mostly English) mainly mastertheses since 2005 (country focus: East Africa - Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, ..), but also working papers and publications in their own series "Perspectives on Development Cooperation in Africa". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Ushaidi Platform can be used for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping of a specific topic. It was created as a tool for documenting the post-electoral violent events in Kenya 2008. Meanwhile, a number of other initiatives in Africa use this platform. For a list of projects see table of contents (as at April 2011). Ushaidi Blog was awarded best of the blogs by Deutsche Welle in 2010. ... [editors ilissAfrica]