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Lant Pritchett Talk – “The Debate about RCTs in Development is over. We won. They lost.”

February 21, 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Abstract: There has been a debate in development economics over the last 20 years as some claimed the use of RCTs as a tool for independent impact evaluation would significantly improve development practice and hence development.  While right about the methodological claims about the superiority of randomization to produce cleaner estimates of the LATE (local average treatment […]

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“Working The System,” A Book Talk with Jon Schubert

December 6, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Working the System (Cornell University Press, 2017) offers key insights into the politics of the everyday in the twenty-first-century dominant party and neo-authoritarian regimes in Africa and elsewhere. Detailing the many ways ordinary Angolans fashion their relationships with the system―an emic notion of their current political and socioeconomic environment―Jon Schubert explores what it means and […]

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“Lives of Great Men,” Book Reading

November 30, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Professor Chike F. Edozien is the Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Reporting Africa at the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.  Professor Edozien’s book “Lives of Great Men” renders a mix of memoir and reportage and focuses on the contemporary lives of African gay men and women. It will also deal with the crisis of […]

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The Stern in Africa Business Forum: “The Tipping Point: Accelerating Africa’s Agenda”

October 28, 2017 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  Join NYU Africa House for t​he 2017 Stern in Africa Business Forum is on Saturday October 28th 2017 from 11am-6pm. The Forum will feature three inspiring keynote speakers: Bisila Bokoko– founder and CEO of BBES, a business development agency that represents, promotes and markets brands internationally Chid Liberty– co-founder of Liberty & Justice, Africa’s first […]

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Africa and the Soviet Union: Technology, Ideology, and Culture

October 13, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Image from Tempo magazine (10th April 1977) On Friday, October 13th, please join us for a workshop entitled “Africa and the Soviet Union: Technology, Ideology, and Culture.” This workshop is hosted by the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia and co-sponsored by the NYU Department of History, the NYU Center for the Humanities, and […]

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Africa: Significations Exhibition

October 12, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Photos by: © Goldman: Courtesy of NYU Photo Bureau Professor Awam Amkpa is the Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at the Tisch School of the Arts. In his two-hour exhibition at NYU Africa House, Professor Amkpa will talk about his recent exhibition Africa: Significations which took place between May 2-29, 2017 in Havana, […]

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Special Lecture with the President of African Export – Import Bank (Afreximbank)

October 10, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Photos courtesy of ©NYU Photo Bureau: Creighton Join NYU Africa House for a Special Lecture and Conversation with the President of the African Export–Import Bank (Afreximbank)  Date: October 10th, 2017  Time: Doors Open at 5:30PM      Program Starts at 6:00PM  Venue: Tishman Auditorium, NYU School of Law 40 Washington Sq. South New York, NY 10012 Moderated […]

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Faustin Linyekula: In Search of Dinozord with NYU Skirball Center

September 22, 2017 – September 23, 2017

Direction: Faustin Linyekula With: Serge Kakudji (singer), Jean Kumbonyeki Deba, Papy Ebotani, Yves Mwamba Bakadiasa, Faustin Linyekula (dancers), Papy Maurice Mbwiti, Antoine Vumilia Muhindo (actors) Text: Richard Kabako, Antoine Vumilia Muhindo Music: WA Mozart (Requiem, excerpts), Charles Lwanga Choir of Kisangani Joachim Montessuis (Nierica), Arvo Pärt (Pari Intervallo, Redeuntes in mi, Trivium, Annum per Annum), Jimi Hendricks (Voodoo […]

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2017 Africa House Student Fellowship Presentations

April 17, 2017 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Photos by: ©NYU Photo Bureau: Gallo Join NYU Africa House and the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS) for the 2017 Africa House Student Fellowship Presentations & Awards Ceremony Monday, April 17, 2017 4:30 pm – 6:30pm Location: Award Presentations: 14A Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003 Reception: 44 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003 (across […]

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