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…

Dr. Adebayo Emerges Winner of the IADS-Rahamon Bello Best PhD Thesis Award for 2020, UNILAG

The Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (lADS), University of Lagos (UNILAG) is pleased to announce that Dr. Adebayo Kudus Oluwatoyin has emerged as the winner of the first edition of the Rahamon Bello Best PhD Thesis in African & Diaspora Studies Award. Dr. Adebayo’s thesis, entitled “Migration and Settlement Experiences of Nigerians in Guangzhou,…

The “Lagos: Ownership and Identities” Photography Exhibition is still Ongoing

There are still so many interesting aspects to the Photography Exhibition being hosted by the Lagos African Cluster Centre (LACC), Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence, University of Lagos (UNILAG). Members of the University community and the public are cordially invited to visit the Gallery at the Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS), J.P. Clark…

Call for Applications: 2021 Visiting Research Fellowship

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), Nigeria, is calling on suitably qualified scholars, working in the field of African Studies, to apply for its 2021 Visiting Research Fellowship. Qualified Fellows will be in residence for periods…

LACC Hosts Photography Exhibition tagged “Lagos: Ownership and Identities”

The Lagos African Cluster Centre (LACC), Africa Multiple, Cluster of Excellence, University of Lagos, Nigeria, is scheduled to host a Photography Exhibition, entitled “Lagos: Ownership and Identities”, from Monday, November 2, 2020 to Sunday, November 29, 2020. The exhibition, which is designed to highlight the peculiarities in the identity of Lagos State, the nationally acclaimed…