A two-day inception meeting of the Mellon project coordinators from four universities has taken place at the African Centre for Migration & Society at University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. It took place on 11-12 July 2017.
The WIDER Development Conference on migration and mobility, jointly organized with the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), will take place on 5-6 October 2017 in Accra, Ghana.
Inaugural conference identifies collaboration themes, strengthens pan-African networks
ARUA’s International Launch Conference 2017
Climate change, political instability, inequality, migration and the burden of disease are some of the major challenges confronting humanity today, and they require concomitant collaboration across ideological, geographical and scientific borders, so that holistic, lasting solutions can be developed to benefit society.
9 Feb 2017
Dates: 3-4 April 2017
Venue: Conference Facility, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
The conference is intended to introduce this new network of African Research Universities to the global community of research stakeholders, including African governments and international development agencies. It will showcase research being undertaken in ARUA member universities. Presentations will cover all the 13 thematic areas that ARUA is currently interested in, and will be done in both plenary and parallel sessions.
African Centre of Excellence for Inequality Research
The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) has launched the first of 13 Centres of Excellence (CoE) at an event held at the University of Cape Town. The launch workshop for the African Centre of Excellence for Inequality Research (ACEIR) took place at the UCT School of Economics on 10-11 May, 2018.