A COMMON PURPOSE
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.
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Black Entrepreneurship Report in partnership with Africa Centre
In collaboration with Africa Centre, PACE sought to expand knowledge of and on Black Entrepreneurship in Alberta. Made possible by SSHRC and in collaboration with the University of Alberta, Africa Centre, Dalhousie University, NAIT, and MSVU through PRAN, preliminary...
Queen Elizabeth Scholars
Led by Dr Phil Okeke-Ihejirika of the Department of Women and Gender Studies, the University of Alberta’s (UofA) QES project contributes to developing innovative and community-focused researchers and leaders in Canada and West Africa. Our project provides select...
Clothing, Culture, and Identity
Clothing, Culture and Identity. An annotated photo exhibition of selected attires worn by Yoruba women in Western Nigeria.
Moving into New Frontiers
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.
Integration of African Immigrants to Alberta (Challenges and Recommendations)
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.
Celebrating 10 years of the Kule Institute
This year the Kule Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary on April 14, 2021.
Health Ethics Seminar – Winter 2021 Series
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.
Unlearning & Relearning: International Development Beyond 2020
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.