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Inaugural ICS Webinar Series: The Effect of Neoliberalism on Changing Notions of Motherhood and Fatherhood

The Institute of Cultural Studies in collaboration with Central Office of Research, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria invites you to the inaugural ICS Webinar Series Theme: The Effect of Neoliberalism on Changing Notions of Motherhood and Fatherhood

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Congratulations Dr. Wakil Ajibola Asekun

The ARUA : African Research Universities Alliance - Centre of Excellence in Notions of Identity congratulates Dr. Wakil Ajibola Asekun, a Senior lecturer & fellow of ARUA- Carnegie at our COE recently got elected into the Senate of the University of Lagos as a Representative of Congregation. He pledged quality representation, which our CoE cherishes. We wish him well in this new role. Makerere University, African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA)

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[Postponed] ARUA Conference - African Identit(ies) Being, Becoming, and Belonging

International Conference on Identities in Africa - Theme: African Identit(ies): Being, Becoming and Belonging in an age of Cosmopolitanization  has been postponed to early 2024

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Carnegie Program Officer visits Makerere University

Claudia Frittelli, Programme Officer at the Carnegie Corporation of New York visited the CoE during her visit to Makerere University.

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ARUA Secretary General visits Makerere University

Prof Ernest Aryeetey, the ARUA Secretary General paid a courtesy call to Makerere University

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Enhancing Collaboration and Partnership in Research and Discussions

ARUA CoE Identities working with the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building (RUFORUM), to explore opportunities of collaboration, networking and working together.

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Highlights from the ARUA 2021 Biennial Conference conducted on 17th to 19th November 2021

As scientists strive to find workable solutions to health challenges in Africa, they should ensure science is culturally relevant to the Africans. It's high time we stopped thinking for Africans and began thinking with Africans - @SsaliSarah 

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Strengthening Capacity for Research and Policy Engagement (SCaRPE)

"UKRI GCRF Strengthening Capacity for Research and Policy Engagement in Shifting Notions of Motherhood and Fatherhood for Improved Children's Wellbeing in Africa (SCaRPE)"

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Discover ARUA CoE, Notions of Identity in Africa

The ARUA CoE in Notions of Identity in Africa is a multidisciplinary, collaborative effort involving six research intensive universities in Africa.

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Our Objectives

Develop a network of African institutions and researchers engaging with the question of identity.

Share knowledge, skills and other resources between the network partners in the CoE

Develop a research agenda in the area of Identities in Africa between network partners

To develop an intellectual community to engage with the notion of identity in each partner university

Build capacity to research identities in Africa in the partner universities.

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CoE welcomes Dr. Simon Umukoro Omonigho

CoE welcomes Dr. Simon Umukoro Omonigho

  The CoE welcomes Dr. Simon Umukoro Omonigho from Psychology Dept,University of Lagos. Dr. Omonigho Simon Umukoro is an accomplished scholar and educator with a diverse background in Organizational…

Our Member Institutions

Makerere University
University of Ghana
Obafemi Awolowo University
Addis Ababa University
University of Rwanda
University of Witswatersrand