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Africa Week

Africa Week is an annual celebration of research, education and outreach activities on Africa. It brings together academics, researchers and students from across King's – and offers the opportunity to hear from African scholars, leaders and thinkers.

Hosted by the African Leadership Centre and Africa research group, Africa Week is also a showcase of King's collaboration with African universities and partners.

Africa Week 2024 | 4-8 March

Theme: Owning agency: Africa’s future and evolving path in the world

The last five years have seen the world in a state of transition, with Africa itself having to navigate multiple changes. In the midst of these transitions, Africa has demonstrated its agency across many issues including peace and security, climate change, health, technology among others. During Africa Week 2024,  keynote addresses and panels will explore how Africans are exercising agency in global affairs, what the effects are, and where it might lead.

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