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The Africa Institute

The Africa Institute is a globally oriented 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 world. Africa Hall will serve as the meeting place for conferences, symposia, lectures, film screenings, stage plays and performances related to the activities of The Africa Institute.

The exhibition is conceived in two parts. The first part Aïda Muluneh’s Homebound: A Journey in Photography is curated by Salah M. Hassan with Sataan Al-Hassan as associate curator. The exhibition chronicles Aida Muluneh’s journey as an artist and a...
  • 17 Jun 2020
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Suleiman and three further members of the ‘Sudanese Film Club’ have decided to revive an old cinema. They are united not only by their love of cinema and their passionate desire to restore old film stock and draw attention to...
  • 25 Dec 2019
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Spanning more than six decades of Sudan’s post-independence history, this collection features work by some of Sudan’s most renowned modern poets, largely unknown in the United States. Adil Babikir’s extensive introduction provides a conceptual framework to help the English reader...
  • 17 Dec 2019
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Mohamed El Amin was born on February 20, 1945 in Sudan, where he studied elementary education at Wad Madani Eastern Elementary School in Al Jazirah State. His passion for music and singing strengthened his relationship with the Blue Nile musical band leading him to study musical notation with the musician Mohammad Adam Al-Mansoori. Mohamed El Amin participated in many music festivals in the Arab world,
  • 26 Nov 2019
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Directed by Zeresenay Mehari l 2014 l 99 mins
  • 26 Nov 2019
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Directed by Yared Zeleke l 2015 l 94 mins
  • 26 Nov 2019
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Book Discussion & Short Film Screening
  • 26 Nov 2019
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The Africa Institute (AI) launches its first scholarly and cultural season this month in Africa Hall, Sharjah. Taking place on 11 and 12 October 2019, the launch includes a lecture on Ethiopian history as well as live music performances by...
  • 24 Nov 2019
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