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NYU African Students Union Panel Discussion “Homecoming: Transitioning from the Diaspora”

April 8, 2019 6:00 - 8:00 pm

NYU Africa House is proud to support the NYU African Students Union panel discussion “Homecoming: Transitioning from the Diaspora” to discuss transitioning to the business and creative realms in Africa. Event Details: Date: Monday, April 8th, 2019 Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm (doors open at 5:30pm) Location: 14A Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003 Event Co-Hosts: NYU African […]

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NYU Association for African Development Careers in Development Expo

March 29, 2019 2pm - 4:30pm

NYU Association for African Development “Careers in Development Expo” Friday, March 29, 2019, 2pm – 4:30pm NYU Kimmel Center Multicultural Education and Programs Lounge Overview: NYU Africa House and the Office of Global Services (OGS) supported the Association for African Development (AAD) to host the inaugural “Careers in Development Expo” to showcase organizations and people who are making strides […]

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Book Launch: Order without Design: How Markets Shape Cities, By Alain Bertaud

December 11, 2018 5:30 pm

  Tuesday, December 11th  5:30 – 7:00pm New York University 14A Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003 NYU Africa House was proud to support this event in conjunction with the co-hosts. More details on the event can be found below: Event Program: 5:30 pm – Brief welcome from the Marron Institute 5:35 pm – Introductory commentary […]

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Angus Deaton in Conversation with Amartya Sen, “Economics with a Moral Compass? Welfare Economics: Past, Present and Future”

November 17, 2018 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On November 17th, NYU Africa House was proud to support Angus Deaton in Conversation with Amartya Sen, “Economics with a Moral Compass? Welfare Economics: Past, Present and Future.” More details from the event, including photos, can be found below: Event Program: 1:30 – 2:00 pm  Doors Open, Guest Arrival 2:00 – 2:05 pm  Welcome Remarks on Behalf of […]

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NYU DRI 2018 Annual Conference – “Economics and Culture”

October 11, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

©Goldman: Courtesy of NYU Photo Bureau   On October 11th, NYU Development Research Institute held its 2018 Annual Conference with the support of NYU Africa House and the C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics at NYU. Details of the event, including presentation slides, can be found below: Overview: There has been increasing interest over the last […]

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“The Journey of My Life: From a Barefoot Schoolboy to President” Book Reading with H.E. Dr. Jakaya M. Kikwete

September 20, 2018 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

On September 20th, NYU Africa House was proud to present a book reading of The Journey of My Life: From a Barefoot Schoolboy to President H.E. Dr. Jakaya M. Kikwete, Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania (2005 to 2015), Africa House Visiting Scholar in Residence (Spring 2018) Welcome Remarks by: Professor C. Cybele […]

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“Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon” – Cheryl Finley in Conversation with Jennifer L. Morgan

September 13, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  Thursday, September 13, 2018 Cheryl Finley in Conversation with Jennifer L. Morgan, Chair, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis-NYU Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon (Princeton University Press) by Cheryl Finley Cornell University art historian Dr. Cheryl Finley participated in a book signing and discussion on how an eighteenth-century engraving […]

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“Pathways for African Shared Prosperity in the New Technological Reality” with Professor Benno J. Ndulu

July 25, 2018 4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Pictures From Prof. Ndulu’s Talk: ©Goldman: Courtesy of NYU Photo Bureau   On July 25, 2018, NYU Development Research Institute and Africa House presented a lecture by Professor Benno J. Ndulu, the former Governor of the Bank of Tanzania. Professor Ndulu, now at the University of Dar-es-Salaam, discussed economic growth in Africa over the last […]

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“Guangzhou Dream Factory” Film Screening and Filmmaker Q & A

April 25, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  On April 25, 2018, NYU Africa House presented a film screening of “Guangzhou Dream Factory.” Following the screening, the filmmakers, Christiane Badgley and Erica Marcus, discussed their work and heard from audience members during a Q & A session. Synopsis: Immigration, globalization, Chinese factories, and African dreams…GUANGZHOU DREAM FACTORY weaves stories of Africans chasing alluring, […]

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