Research

Research is a fundamental element of our work and our teaching practice. The department hosts a range of research projects in the areas of health, identity, gender, popular arts, technologies, violence and environment. Students and staff participate to and organize conferences and workshops, collaborating with international scholars and partner institutions across Africa.

RESEARCH PLATFORMS

This research platform is dedicated to the study of men and masculinities in African settings. The key focus is understanding men’s experiences in society, their constructions of masculinity, and the ...
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Pop culture? Students often seem surprised when we introduce them to the focus of popular culture and global society in the third year course on contemporary cultural issues. They are ...
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Plants play a vital role in the survival and well-being of the living planet. Plants are everywhere and are fundamental for human life; yet, we little acknowledge their presence daily ...
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