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Scholarly Conferences

Western Sudan Community Museums Project

December 8, 2022

Sharjah

Past

Exhibitions & Fairs

Visit us at the Focal Point Art Fair 2022

November 25, 2022 - November 27, 2022

Sharjah

Scholarly Conferences

Interact with The Africa Institute at the 65th ASA Annual Meeting, USA

November 17, 2022

Philadelphia, USA

Scholarly Conferences

Seminar: Pandemics, Epistemic Communities and African Futures in the World: Decolonizing the Disciplines

September 28, 2022

Sharjah - The Africa Institute

Country-Focused Season

Song of the Pharaoh: Book Launch & Performance

July 16, 2022

Accra - Ghana

Book Conversations

A Decolonial Feminism

June 8, 2022

The Africa Inst. Sharjah

Music Performances

Elisabeth Efua Sutherland

March 10, 2022

Sharjah

Music Performances

M.anifest

March 8, 2022

Sharjah

Shasha Program

Film Screening + Talk

Afro-Arab Cinema program

March 1, 2022

Online

Scholarly Conferences

Global Ghana: Sites of Departure/Sites of Return

March 8, 2022 - March 10, 2022

Sharjah

The Otolith Group

Scholarly Conferences

Envisioning a Post-cinematic Pan-Africanist Aesthetics

February 6, 2022

Africa Hall - Sharjah

Fati’s Choice poster

Film Screening + Talk

Fati’s Choice

March 8, 2022 - March 10, 2022

Online

Country-Focused Season

Global Ghana: In Search of Africa’s Black Star

October 27, 2022 - October 29, 2022

Accra, Ghana

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Country-Focused Season

Global Ghana: Sites of Departure/Sites of Return

March 8, 2022 - March 10, 2022

Sharjah

Music Performances

Hewale Sounds featuring Ghanaian singer Ruth Ama Williams

November 12, 2021

Sharjah

JGPACA film program Featured Week 4 Eng

Film Screening + Talk

Week 04 | Continuity and Change

November 19, 2021

Online

JGPACA film program Featured Week 3 Eng

Film Screening + Talk

Week 03 | Historicizing the Decolonizing Principle

November 6, 2021

Online

JGPACA film program Featured Week 2 Eng

Film Screening + Talk

Week 02 | Cinema Cultures in Africa

October 30, 2021

Online

GLOBAL GHANA INAUGURATION

Country-Focused Season

GLOBAL GHANA: Inaugural Program

November 12, 2021

Sharjah

JGPACA film program Featured Week 1 Eng

Film Screening + Talk

Week 01 | Foundations of African Cinema

October 23, 2021

Online

Book Conversations

A History of Arab Graphic Design

June 1, 2021

Online

Book Conversations

The Sphinx Contemplating Napoleon

May 19, 2021

Online

Film Screening + Talk

Global Museum Launch Middle East Premiere

April 17, 2021

Online

Music Performances

Mohamed El Amin

December 13, 2020

Online

Film Screening + Talk

Idrissou Mora-Kpai

December 6, 2020

Online

Film Screening + Talk

I’m Not Your Negro

November 21, 2020

Online

Scholarly Conferences

Ethiopia: Modern Nation – Ancient Roots

October 17, 2020

Online

Film Screening + Talk

Jihan El-Tahri

August 11, 2020

Online

Film Screening + Talk

Manthia Diawara

July 28, 2020

Online

Film Screening + Talk

John Akomfrah

July 18, 2020

Online

Artist Talk

Aïda Muluneh

June 24, 2020

Online

Talking-about-Trees

Film Screening + Talk

Talking about Trees

December 14, 2019

Sharjah

Modern Sudanese Poetry

Book Conversations

Modern Sudanese Poetry: An Anthology

December 13, 2019

Sharjah

Ethiopia Season

Scholarly Conferences

ETHIOPIA: Modern Nation – Ancient Roots | Sharjah

October 11, 2019

Music Performances

Alemayehu Eshete feat. Bethlehem Bekele

October 11, 2019

Sharjah

Global-Africa

Scholarly Conferences

Global Africa: African and African Diaspora Studies in the 21st Century

March 12, 2019

Africa Hall - Sharjah

Axis-of-Solidarity

Scholarly Conferences

Axis of Solidarity : Landmarks, Platforms, Futures

February 23, 2019

Tate Modern, London, UK

Somi

Music Performances

Somi

September 30, 2018

Sharjah

5 plus 1 rethinking-abstraction

Scholarly Conferences

5-plus-1 : Rethinking Abstraction

September 30, 2018

Africa Hall - Sharjah

Lisa Simone

Music Performances

Lisa Simone

September 29, 2018

Sharjah

Peter Adjaye

Music Performances

Peter Adjaye (aka AJ Kwame)

September 29, 2018

Sharjah

Music Performances

Mulatu Astatke

September 28, 2018

Oumou Sangaré

Music Performances

Oumou Sangaré

September 27, 2018

Sharjah

Youssou N'Dour

Music Performances

Youssou N’Dour

September 26, 2018

Sharjah

About The Africa institute

The Africa Institute is an interdisciplinary academic research institute dedicated to the
study, research and documentation of Africa, its people and its cultures; its complex past,
present and future; and its manifold connections with the wider world. It is a globally
oriented institution with a focus on the humanities and social sciences that will have a
postgraduate studies programme offering both masters and PhD degrees with the aim of
training a new generation of critical thinkers in African and African diaspora studies.

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