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African development – from the past to the present (Coursera)

African development – from the past to the present -- offers a unique economic history perspective on Africa's development. Over a period of five weeks, the course covers a logical account of historical events and decisions that have shaped the current political-economical landscape of Sub-Saharan Africa - from the [...]

Afrique et mondialisation, regards croisés (Coursera)

Jun 27th 2022
Afrique et mondialisation, regards croisés (Coursera)
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Au-delà des relations internationales classiques, le processus de mondialisation mobilise quantité d'acteurs économiques, sociaux et culturels, individuels et collectifs, qui agissent dans l'espace mondial. Nous étudions ensemble, Africains, Latino-américains et Européens, comment il en dérive de nouvelles relations internationales. Ce cours prend sa source dans les approches sociologique [...]
Jun 27th 2022
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Constitutional Struggles in the Muslim World (Coursera)

Learn what motivates the restive Muslim youth from Tunis to Tehran, what political positions Islamists from Mali to Chechnya are fighting for, where the seeming obsession with Islamic law comes from, where the secularists have vanished to, and whether it makes sense to speak of an Islamic state. This [...]

Climate Adaptation in Africa (Coursera)

Jun 13th 2022
Climate Adaptation in Africa (Coursera)
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This course explores why climate change adaptation is important in the African context. Africa is considered one to be one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change. Historically, climate-related hazards such as drought, flooding, pest and disease outbreaks, coastal storms and heat waves have had devastating impacts on [...]

Federalism & Decentralization: Evaluating Africa's Track Record (Coursera)

May 9th 2022
Federalism & Decentralization: Evaluating Africa's Track Record (Coursera)
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In this political science course you will learn about the twin concepts of federalism and decentralization. You will develop an understanding of the core ideas that federalism and decentralization rest on, and study the building blocks that make them both work.

Examining African Contributions to Global Health (FutureLearn)

Feb 28th 2022
Examining African Contributions to Global Health (FutureLearn)
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Discover the achievements and impact made by African experts in global healthcare. Diversify your historical perspective by learning about the Global South. The history of science has largely been written from the perspective of the Global North. This has meant that the impact of the Global South has been [...]

Rethink the City: New approaches to Global and Local Urban Challenges (edX)

How do you plan future cities? Explore alternative theories and innovative solutions for urban challenges in the global south. You’ll learn about today’s urban challenges focusing on developing countries, referred to as the global south.

Industrial Policy in the 21st Century: The Challenge for Africa (edX)

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Industrial Policy in the 21st Century: The Challenge for Africa (edX)
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Why is there so little industry in Africa? Does it matter? What can we do about it? Hear from economist John Page about the continent’s options for industrialization and the future of economic growth in Africa. In this course from the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics [...]

Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in Africa (edX)

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Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in Africa (edX)
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Learn how to cultivate media freedom in Africa through advocating for improved policy and practice. This free course aims to empower activists, students, regulators, journalists, lawyers, and everyone interested in ensuring a free, pluralistic and independent African media.

Development and Planning in African Cities: Exploring theories, policies and practices from Sierra Leone (FutureLearn)

As African cities grow, learn how development and planning help urban actors to make cities just and sustainable for all. In the next 35 years, Africa will need to accommodate almost 900 million new urban dwellers. Hundreds of smaller cities are doubling in size every 20 years, half of [...]