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Research Africa Network: Opportunities and Challenges

Research Africa Network Poster
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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John Bartlett, M.D., Madison Cullinan, Mbaye Lo, Ph.D
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Wednesdays at the Center

This will be a roundtable discussion of Research Africa, an Africa Initiative-funded mailing list. The purpose of the platform is to develop and facilitate a scholarly network on and about Africa and African issues. Its primary task is:

¿ to facilitate an exchange of information on publications, workshops, events, and conferences related to Africa;
¿ to facilitate an exchange of information between stakeholders of knowledge production in Africa by inviting and registering these institutions into the network of Research Africa;
¿ to use English, French, and Arabic in translating and disseminating research and funding opportunities that can help these African institutions;
¿ to make Research Africa a vibrant and vigorous networking tool for the dissemination and production of academic material in Africa;
¿ to generate networks and synergies among scholars at Duke and beyond through the vertical integration of information about Africa and make this information legible to a global community of stakeholders.

This presentation is sponsored by the John Hope Franklin Center and the Africa Initiative. A light lunch will be served. Parking is available in nearby Trent Rd. and Erwin Rd. parking decks. The series provides 1-hour parking vouchers to guests.