Tag Archive: Africa

Book Launch: Preventing Violent Conflicts in Africa: Inequalities, Perceptions and Institutions, co-edited by GPIA Prof. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

Today is the official book launch for Preventing Violent Conflicts in Africa: Inequalities, Perceptions and Institutions, a publication co-edited by GPIA professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr. The book is a product of JICA Research Institute (JICA-RI)’s five-year research project, and analyzes the interactions of horizontal inequalities (HIs), people’s perceptions and institutions, as well as their impacts on stability and conflict risks in sub-Saharan African countries.

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‘Africa Is A Country’ Blog Challenges West’s Idea of Africa


Professor Sean Jacobs was interviewed by Global Voices Online about Africa is a Country, a blog that Sean founded. The  blog is a collective consisting of about 30 core members, including graduate students (many of them GPIA students), professors, activists, development workers, writers, journalism students, art critics, novelists, photographers, activists, filmmakers, a DJ, and a film …

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Foundation for Sustainable Development: Awareness on Development Inequalities

Media Report Presentation  Team Heather Higle Organization Foundation for Sustainable Development (FUNDESO) About The goal of this project was to increase awareness in Spanish society of the development problems and inequalities that Fundeso aims to combat through its development and awareness projects and programs in various countries. The student attempted to accomplish this objective through the creation of …

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