Program in African Studies

Africa is the continent where our future will be determined. The continent boasts an abundance of both cultural and natural resources and is home to some of the fastest growing economies in the world, making Africa a fascinating place to study. 

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African History Workshop Spring 2021

The African History Workshop (AHW) is a seminar series for Princeton students and faculty interested in the use of historical sources and approaches to the study of Africa, broadly defined. The series brings together a community of Africanists that transcends common subdivisions in this field. The series provides graduate students, faculty and visitors with an informal forum in which to present and receive feedback on works-in-progress, research papers, and dissertation chapters and draft articles or book chapters.

During the 2020-21 academic year, this workshop is organized by Fabian Krautwald, Ray Thornton, and Robert Zeinstra, under the direction of Professor Emmanuel Kreike.

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Undergraduate students who participate in the certificate program.
Undergraduate Studies and Certificate Program

Students have an opportunity to learn more about the continent by taking courses toward a certificate, learning an African language or studying abroad.

Graduate Opportunities

Attend writers' workshops and lectures where graduate students share their work. Learn about study in Africa even after graduation.

Events and Lectures

Learn more about events that explore Africa and its rich culture.

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