A University of Alberta-based interdisciplinary, international initiative between scholars, policymakers, service providers and communities that seeks to build capacity for research and scholarly output, graduate training and community engagement related to Africans globally.
Clothing, Culture and Identity. An annotated photo exhibition of selected attires worn by Yoruba women in Western Nigeria.
The Pan African Collaboration for Excellence Celebrates Black History Month, February 2021. In collaboration with Harriet Tubman Centre and Centre for Feminist Research, York University.
African immigrants to Alberta are faced with array of challenges during transition and integration into their new home. These challenges are grouped into five main elements below.
On July 15, 2020 Dr. Philomina Okeke-Ihejirika was invited to join in the Centre for Race and Culture online round-table discussion on systemic and institutional racism.
Dr. Philomina Okeke-Ihejirika was recognized by being awarded the title of Killam Annual Professor
This year the Kule Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary on April 14, 2021.
In collaboration with John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre and Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
In 2020-21 the EDI symposium will take the form of a longitudinal series of events. In collaboration with the John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre and the Office of EDI FoMD, lunchtime talks (noon-1) on racism and anti-racism are being continuously scheduled. This is the fifth presentation in the series.
2020 has been a pivotal year in the world. The emergence of the global Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting economic impacts are affecting the ability of international development organizations in Alberta to carry out their missions.