LACC Holds African Concept of Development Workshop

LACC Holds African Concept of Development Workshop, November 9

The Lagos African Cluster Centre (LACC), in collaboration with Universität Bayreuth, Germany; Rhodes University, South Africa; Moi University, Kenya and Université de Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso is set to hold a workshop entitled: “African Concept of Development Workshop.” The Workshop, which is a part of a study focused on teasing out what development means to Africans, is scheduled…

IADS, UNILAG, Holds Conference to Nurture Next Generation of Researchers

“The common facts of today are the products of yesterday’s research.” ~ Duncan MacDonald. This ideology was reverberated at the Lagos-ACC Graduate Conference in African Studies with the theme, “Studying Contemporary Africa: Politics, Society and Decoloniality”. Dr. Akin Iwilade of the School of Social and Political Science, The University of Edinburgh virtually delivered the keynote…

IADS Holds 2-Day Regional Workshop, July 27

The University of Lagos, African Cluster Centre of Excellence (ACC), a Centre within the Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS), University of Lagos (UNILAG), will hold a two-day Regional Workshop on Security from Tuesday, July 27 to Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Theme:                               Security Challenges in West Africa: Multiforms & Perspectives Time:                                    9:00 a.m. daily Venue:                                  Institute…

Postdoctoral Fellowship in African Studies: Call for Applications

The African Cluster Centre (ACC), University of Lagos, Nigeria, welcomes submission of applications for a maximum of 6 months’ postdoctoral fellowship in African and Diaspora Studies. The fellowship programme, funded by the African Multiple Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bayreuth under the auspices of Germany Excellence Strategy, is designed to support early career…

Rahamon Bello Best Ph.D. Thesis Award 2021: Call for Applications

The Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS), University of Lagos hereby announces the 2021 call for applications for the Rahamon Bello Best Ph.D. Thesis Award in African and Diaspora Studies. This award seeks to encourage and appreciate young intellectuals whose Ph.D. theses address African and diaspora issues and the reconfiguration of African Studies. The…

LAGOS-ACC Graduate Conference in African Studies: Call for Abstracts

The Lagos African Cluster Centre (Lagos-ACC) cordially invites graduate students conducting research on themes relating to Africa to apply to participate in its first Graduate Conference at the University of Lagos. The Conference, with the theme:“Studying Contemporary Africa: Politics, Society and Decoloniality” aims to provide the following: critical peer driven feedback on a substantial piece…

UNILAG ACC Awards 2 Million Naira Doctoral Scholarships

UNILAG ACC Awards 2 Million Naira Doctoral Scholarships

The University of Lagos, African Cluster Centre of Excellence (LACC), a Centre within the Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS), University of Lagos (UNILAG), awarded scholarships worth two million naira to two (2) doctoral students. It would be recalled that in October 2020, the Centre published a call for applications from suitably qualified candidates…

IADS 2021 Black History Month

IADS Discusses The Black Family in Celebration of Black History Month

Consistent in its drive for promoting African and Diaspora Studies in both tertiary and secondary levels, the Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS), University of Lagos (UNILAG), has for the fourth time successfully celebrated the Black History Month. The month-long event, which is celebrated around the world, received the Midas touch of Unilag IADS…

The reason behind my motivation – Dr. Adebayo, 1st Rahamon Bello Award for Best PhD Thesis Winner Speaks

The reason behind my motivation – Dr. Adebayo, 1st Rahamon Bello Award for Best PhD Thesis Winner Speaks

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” The words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet, rings true for the exceptional scholar, Dr. Kudus Oluwatoyin Adebayo, who emerged the pioneer winner of the Rahamon Bello Award for Best Ph.D…