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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.

Global Ghana, the second edition of The Africa Institute’s annual country-focused program will be inaugurated in Sharjah, UAE, convened by leading scholars Akosua Adomako Ampofo, Jean Allman, Carina Ray, and Joseph Oduro-Frimpong. The opening will begin in the evening of...
  • 13 Oct 2021
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The Africa Institute (Sharjah, UAE), in collaboration with the June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive (London, UK), present a film program titled Decolonizing African Cinema – A History. This program seeks to situate influential works of African cinema in relation...
  • 13 Oct 2021
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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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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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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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