CAS to host Extension Africa 2014 Conference

July 24, 2014
extensionAfrica logo

The Center for African Studies (CAS) and partnering departments will host an international conference October 20th and 21st, 2014 on Agricultural Extension and Food Security in Africa.  The conference will feature paper presentations on food security, extension, ge

Ethiopian Field Study program debuts

July 14, 2014
Simien Mts visit with Dr. Yemataw

Twelve OSU students with diverse backgrounds traveled to Ethiopia this May through a new study abroad program.   Supported by a grant from the State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the new program is intended to engage undergraduates from ‘non-traditional’ fields

African Discussion Forum Launched

October 24, 2013
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A forum for conversations about issues of importance to Africa, recently organized by a group of OSU students, faculty, and staff, held its first session on October 11th in Hale Hall. Remarks by Dr.

New books on Africa, territoriality, security

June 27, 2013
New publications on African security, territoriality

Several forthcoming publications will disseminate themes and ideas explored at two CAS-sponsored conferences.  Discussions from a 2009 conference will be reflected in two volumes entitled United States-Africa Security Relations: Terrorism, Regional Security and National Interests to be published by Routledge later this summer.

Ethiopia Study Abroad to target STEM, Undergraduates

June 27, 2013
Fasilades castle in Gondar, Ethiopia

A new May Session study abroad program will introduce students to the development field, in the rich and complex environment of Ethiopia.  Partnerships with two Ethiopian universities, Addis Ababa University and the University of Gondar, will provide the settings from which students will lea