Invitation to the General Meeting on Thursday 29/09/2016

Dalhousie Building; Room 1G10 Nethergate Dundee

Dear members and friends, On behalf of Dundee Africa Research Network (DARN), we welcome our members and friends within the University and beyond into 2016/2017 academic session. We also appreciate your support so far on our successful past events. We count on your support in the new session towards the success of our scheduled events, […]

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Re: The Path to Sustainable Development in Africa

Corruption (Again) and Planning The last talk (The Path to Sustainable Development) on 27 October 2016 was a huge success. Members of the convening team are deeply grateful to all attendees. They included students and staff of the University of Dundee, but also students from the University of St Andrews and Abertay University who made […]

Our Next Talk: ‘African Women in Literature and Film: Strength and Resilience’

Dalhousie 2G14, University of Dundee Nethergate Dundee, Scotland, UK DD1 4HN

DARN presents DARN Presents ‘African Women in Literature and Film:Strength and Resilience’  Nicole Devarenne In honour of United Nations Day on the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Nicole Devarenne will talk about the strength and resilience of women as it has been represented by African writers and filmmakers. The talk will begin with Sol […]

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‘Where are the African Scholars in the Liberal/Post-liberal Peace Debate ? Join DARN Talk on 24th Feb

Room 1G05, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee.

Theme: ‘Where are the African Scholars? The Liberal/Post-liberal Peace Debate’ Guest Speaker: Dr. Patrick Tom Abstract A growing literature has evaluated the international approach to peacebuilding in societies emerging from violent conflict. There is a general agreement that, for the past two decades, this approach has been grounded in the idea of the ‘liberal peace’ […]

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Billy Kay talks on Africa and the Scottish Diaspora

Lecture Theatre 4, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Billy Kay is the author of The Scottish World, and the producer and presenter of several series of radio documentaries about the global effects of the Scottish diaspora. Here Billy will place Dundee’s Calabar Missionary Mary Slessor in the context of this diaspora and look at the profound effects of the Scottish missionary effort in […]

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Invitation to DARN Talk: Research Ethics: Perspectives from Africa & the UK on 28th Sept. 2017

Room 2G14, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee.

Dear members and friends, We are pleased to invite staff and students to the first DARN Talk for the new semester. The talk will focus on Research Ethics: Perspectives from Africa & the UK. The Guest Speaker is Dr. Daisy Nwaozuzu from the School of Education and Social Work at the University of Dundee. Abstract: […]

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“Understanding the Dynamics of the Africa–International Criminal Court Relationship” – Invitation to a Dundee Africa Research Network (DARN) Event on Wednesday 15 November 2017

Room 2G12, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Dear members and friends, We are pleased to invite staff and students to a DARN Talk which will focus on Understanding the Dynamics of the Africa-International Criminal Court Relationship. The guest speaker is Kurt Mills— Professor of International Relations and Human Rights at the University of Dundee. Abstract: Although African countries were some of the […]

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Upcoming DARN talk: Is South Africa’s Future Expropriated?

Is South Africa’s Future Expropriated? DARN is proud to present its latest event on the 12th of July 2018. This time, our honorable guest is Terence Corrigan from South Africa’s reputable Institute of Race Relations. His talk will center around the topic “Is South Africa’s Future Expropriated?”. Everyone is cordially invited to attend and join […]

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For the Right To Peace: DARN and Partner join the World to Mark Peace Day

2018 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE TALK In the evening of 20th September 2018 inside the Large Lecture Theatre of Dalhousie Building of the University of Dundee, Dundee Africa Research Network (DARN) and the Centre for Global Culture and Public Diplomacy jointly organised a talk to mark 2018 International Day of Peace which is officially celebrated […]

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INVITATION TO DARNTALK IN APRIL

University of Dundee, Dalhousie LT1

Trends in Contemporary African Research: Prospects and Challenges Abstract Research is critical to sustainable progress in spheres of theory and practice. African scholarly research has been largely influenced by non-African conceptualisation, a reality that has been complicated by power dynamics. There is a need to assess the current position and determine whether a rethink is […]

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THE NEXT #DARNTALK: CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES OF DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: CASH TRANSFERS & FINANCIAL LITERACY

‘Power relations in international development: the case of cash transfers in Africa’ By Roeland Hemsteede, University of Dundee Overview The Sustainable Development Goals call for the implementation of nationally appropriate social protection systems. However, who decides what is ‘nationally appropriate’ and to what extent can governments of developing countries control this process when relying on […]

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DARNTALK: What’s holding Africa back?

Carnegie Lecture Theatre, University of Dundee

Dear Visitor, We proudly invite you to our next #DARNTALK! This session features two excellent speakers who will discuss the challenges Africa faces when it comes to renewable energy. Below you will find the description of the talk as well as the speakers’ biographies. When: 27th of November 2019, 17:15 – 18:30 Where: Carnegie Lecture […]

A DISTINGUISHED LECTURE 2020

Dalhousie LT2, University of Dundee

AFRICAPITALISM AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS: IMPLICATIONS FOR BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN AFRICA OVERVIEW: The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have become the new development paradigm, which are increasingly globalised. However, in order to make progress with the SDGs in Africa, given the unique circumstances of the continent, it is necessary to rethink the underlying economic […]

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