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CAAS Annual Conference

The Canadian Association of African Studies holds an annual conference on a different Canadian university campus each year. The conferences bring together specialists on Africa including prominent officials from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), as well as non-academics whose work involves them with Africa. The conference attaches importance to assuring the participation and support of graduate students studying in Canadian Universities.

  • CAAS Conference 2013

    May 1, 2013 – May 3, 2013

    The 43rd annual conference of the Canadian Association of African Studies (CAAS), will explore the theme of Africa communicating, examining the particular usages and representations concerning digital technologies in Africa but also the broader ways in which differently situated Africans communicate through diverse media issues of concern, desire, opportunity, history, knowledge, freedom, and control. The conference will be hosted by the Institute of African Studies at Carleton University from May 1 to May 3, 2013.

     

     

     

  • CAAS Conference 2012: Africa in transformation: Africa of individuals, Africa of generations

    May 2, 2012 – May 4, 2012

    The Canadian Association of African Studies (CAAS) extends a special invitation to all scholars and professionals working on all aspects of African Studies for its next annual conference to be held on May 2-4, 2012, at Université Laval in Québec City, Canada. The meeting will be hosted by the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Social Sciences with support from Laval University, the two Faculties, the Groupe Interuniversitaire d’Études et de Recherches sur les Sociétés Africaines (GIERSA), the Observatoire Démographique et Statistique de l’Espace Francophone (ODSEF), and the Chaire de recherche du Canada en littératures africaines et Francophonie. Our aim is to attract an international group of specialists at all stages in their careers for discussion and dialogue in both of Canada’s official languages, across disciplines, and between scholars and professionals based in both the North and South.

  • CAAS Conference 2011, Africa Here; Africa There

    May 5, 2011 – May 7, 2011

    The Canadian Association of African Studies (CAAS) extends a special invitation to scholars and professionals working on all aspects of African Studies for its next annual conference. The conference, to be held on May 5-7, 2011, at York University – Université York, Toronto, Canada, will be hosted by the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples, York University, with support, amongst others, from YU’s African Studies Program and Founders College. Our aim is to attract an international group of specialists at all stages in their careers to facilitate discussion and dialogue, in both of Canada’s official languages, across disciplines and between scholars and professionals based in both the North and South.

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