Conference on the Role of the Diaspora in the Revitalization of African Higher Education
March 30th and 31st 2017
CGIS South, Concourse Level,
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Sponsored by

ford foundationuniversity of johannesburg codesria

Conference Concept

Higher education in Africa, as in much of the world, is undergoing profound changes including massification, privatization, internationalization, shifts in knowledge production systems, and increased demand for accountability and quality assurance.

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The Africa-America Institute (AAI) has organized the 2017 State of Education in Africa conference (SOE) Conference to focus on higher education in Africa by exploring innovations, exposing local and shared challenges and; expressing the necessary practices and intended approaches to address the needs of the future of education in Africa. It will take place at the Crown Plaza Hotel located on Upper Hill Road from 3-4 May 2017.

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The conference is being organized by USIU-Africa’s psychology alumni to discuss the how to cope and manage anxiety and trauma related to the forthcoming Kenyan General Elections in August 2017.

Speakers have been invited to share how their experiences handling anxiety and trauma are applicable in the context of the environment surrounding the elections.