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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.

Afrique et mondialisation, regards croisés (Coursera)

Mar 4th 2024
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 [...]

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 [...]

Archaeology and Heritage of Africa (Coursera)

Feb 19th 2024
Archaeology and Heritage of Africa (Coursera)
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Would you like to know more about the new methods archaeologists are using to study African archaeology? And to learn directly from case studies with researchers working on the continent? Are you interested in knowing the role local communities have in the preservation and protection of heritage sites? By [...]

Climate Adaptation in Africa (Coursera)

Feb 19th 2024
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 [...]

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 [...]

Freedom of expression in the African media and digital policy landscape (edX)

This course explores freedom of expression, access to information, and online freedoms in Africa, considering disinformation and issues with Internet companies’ models. It addresses AI's impact on media and journalism, examining colonial legacies and neo-colonial control of communications for political repression, and civil society's role in achieving [...]

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 [...]

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

Sep 25th 2023
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.

Sustainable building design in Africa (POK)

The course provides the main information about technological systems and tools for designing climate responsive buildings in Africa. The building sector is a major CO2 emitter, second only to the industry sector, accounting for 27% of global emissions, deriving both by the fossil fuel burnt for building operations viz. [...]