African studies reach out across the pond

This newspaper article presents the argument that a cross-Atlantic programme is bridging schools of thought that are often at odds with one another. The author notes that it is a sign of the comparative weakness of knowledge-making in Africa that writing in the academic humanities on this continent has been dominated, for the past half-century, by the wealthy research universities in North America. [10 May 2013]

Mail & Guardian Online
Type: Newspaper and Opinion pieces
Author: Breckenridge, K
Year of Publishing: 2013
Keywords: Higher education, Education, Social and economic research, Transnationalism