Felwine Sarr and Benedicte Savoy’s book Restituer le Patrimoine Africain (Repatriating Africa’s Cultural Heritage) was launched on January 23, 2019 at the West African Research Center. During the launch, the panel and the 150 attendees exchanged lively conversation about issues such as repatriation and reparations, particularly as upwards of 88,000 objects from Sub Saharan African… Continue reading Book launch at WARC advocates repatriation of African artifacts
Applications for the WARA Pre-Doctoral, Post-Doctoral, Residency and Library Fellowship are due Feb. 1 (this Friday!). Submit your applications today! APPLY HERE! Find more info here: http://www.bu.edu/wara/fellowship/
Apply HERE today! WARC Travel Grant applications for the Spring 2019 competition have now opened. The final due date for submissions is March 15th, 2019. The WARC Travel Grant supports West African post graduate scholars and researchers carrying out research on the African continent. Studies in all disciplines are welcome. This grant covers travel taking… Continue reading WARC Travel Grant Applications Open Today!
WARA is very excited to announce that we have a new Director! Meet Jenny Parker and read more about our newest family member here!
WARA is now accepting fellowship applications until February 1st, 2019! Apply here!! The WARA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled in graduate programs at institutions of higher education in the United States to conduct research in West Africa during the summer of 2019. Click here for more information! The WARA Post-Doctoral Fellowship… Continue reading WARA Fellowship Applications are Open! Apply Now!
If you were unable to attend read more about the event here! Below are some pictures from the event! Thanks again to everyone!
Mandinka Ajami and Arabic Manuscripts of Casamance, Senegal BU’s African Studies Center Director, Fallou Ngom is working with WARC in Dakar, Senegal to digitally preserve manuscripts written in Arabic and Mandinka Ajami! Read More Here!