Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا

CODESRIA Newsletter

August 16 2017

Sussex University confers honorary degree on Prof. Takyiwaa Manuh former President of CODESRIA’ Scientific committee

Prof. Takyiwaa Manuh, former Chair of the CODESRIA Scientific Committee (2009-2011), had an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) conferred on her by the University of Sussex. Bellow is her acceptance speech Chancellor of the University of Sussex, Sanjeev Bhaskar, The Vice Chancellor, Professor Richard Farthing, Madam Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Deputy...

September 3 2015

To talk or not to talk to terrorists: That is the question of these unhappy times

This year’s general assembly focused on the future of Africa and tackled a whole range of issues the continent grapples, with including terrorism and radicalisation of the youth. As a solution to the problem of terrorism, prominent political scientist Prof Mahmood Mamdani of Columbia and Makerere Universities, recommended that governments consider...

September 3 2015

Editorial

We are glad to serve you the 16th edition of our newsletter. It features the discussions in the Institute for Democratic Governance organized by CODESRIA from 27 July to 7 August 2015 under the direction of Professor Abdullah Cissé. The theme of the institute is "Cyber security, sovereignty and democratic governance in Africa", a theme that is crucial...

September 3 2015

“Africa’s imperative to determine its own future” Carlos Lopes

Cheick Anta Diop Lecture by Carlos Lopes Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Your Excellency, President Macky Sall, My sister Fatima Harrack, CODESRIA President, My brother Ebrima Sall, CODESRIA Executive Secretary, Colleagues from the CODESRIA fraternity, Ladies and Gentlemen, A...

July 6 2015

‘Nollywood’ attracts educated audiences, comes of age

Nollywood, Nigeria’s vibrant film industry, has come of age by attracting tertiary educated audiences and can be used effectively as an integration tool in West Africa and beyond, says Dr Oluyemi Oyenike Fayomi, a senior lecturer at Covenant University in Nigeria. Addressing more than 500 delegates at the 14th General Assembly of the Council for the...

July 6 2015

African Union and small African states need the ICC

By GEORGE KEGORO African presidents attending last week’s African Union Summit in South Africa avoided the temptation to lampoon the International Criminal Court, the first time they have not done so in a recent gathering of presidents. However, the summit still landed a major body-blow against the court, when Sudanese President Omar el Bashir was...

July 6 2015

Editorial

Dear Colleagues, The 15th Edition of CODESRIA’s Newsletter comes your way with news that will surely interest you. The CODESRIA 14th General Assembly has come and gone, but CODESRIA remains immeasurably thankful to all its members, members of the social science research community in Africa generally and the rest of the world, as well as funders,...

July 6 2015

Afrique: La Ghanéenne Dzodzi Tsikata nouvelle présidente du CODESRIA

Par Bacary Dabo La Ghanéenne Dzodzi Tsikata est élue présidente du Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique (CODESRIA). C’est à la suite d’une élection qui s’est tenue le vendredi 12 juin 2015, dernier jour de la 14ème Assemblée Générale du CODESRIA. Elle a pris le dessus sur le Camerounais M. Nkolo Foe qui s’est consolé avec le...

July 6 2015

Research quality on rise in African social sciences

This month, at Africa’s biggest gathering of social scientists, the quality of papers and depth of reflection made it clear that universities are turning a corner. “It indicated significant recovery taking place in higher education systems,” said Dr Ebrima Sall, executive secretary of CODESRIA – the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in...

July 6 2015

Un Prix d’excellence de Harvard University décerné au Professeur Ousmane Kane

Titulaire de Chaire à Harvard, le Professeur Ousmane Oumar Kane vient d’être primé par son université pour la qualité et l’excellence et le professionalisme avec lequel il encadre ses étudiants. Le prestigieux prix« Everett Mendelsohn Award of Excellence in Mentoring » lui a été occtroyé par les autorités de Harvard University. Porfesseur Kane est un membre...

June 4 2015
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