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Special Presentation: The Developmental State in Africa

February 18, 2016 6:00pm - 8pm

RSVP here: http://devstateafrica.eventbrite.com. PLEASE NOTE​: ​Seating will be offered on a first come, first serve, basis. Due to limited room capacity we advise that you arrive early to secure a seat. Description After a decade and a half of above average growth, the confidence of African countries and their leaders has increased markedly. As in the […]

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Ghana Rural Tourism Development Forum: Unlocking Africa’s Rural Tourism Potential

December 21, 2015 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Read the full press release here On December 21, 2015 in Kumawu in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, New York University (NYU) Africa House and the Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) organized the Ghana Rural Tourism Development Forum convening public and private sector leaders, practitioners, academics, farmers, park rangers, and community stakeholders. Under the theme […]

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Kongo: Power & Majesty Exhibition at Metropolitan Museum of Art

November 20, 2015

On Friday, November 20, 2015 staff and friends of Africa House participated in a special private tour of the Kongo: Power and Majesty exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tour was led by Dr. Alisa LaGamma, Ceil and Michael E. Pulitzer Curator in Charge, Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at […]

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UNECA Economic Report on Africa 2015: Industrializing Through Trade in Africa

September 28, 2015

Special Presentation of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA): Industrializing Through Trade in Africa Feat. Dr. Adam Elhiraika of UNECA Date/Time: Monday, September 28th 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Presentation 7:10 pm – 8:00 pm – Reception Admission is free and open to all. Dr. Adam Elhiraika Director, Macroeconomic Policy Division, United Nations Economic Commission for […]

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Special Presentation of the AfDB African Economic Outlook Report 2015

September 25, 2015 6 pm- 8:15 pm

Theme: Regional Development and Spatial Inclusion Feat. Dr. Abebe Shimeles, Dr. Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, and Dr. Anthony Musonda Simpasa of the African Development Bank 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Presentation 7:10 pm – 8:15 pm – Reception Admission is free and open to all. Dr. Abebe Shimeles Division Manager, Development Research Department, African Development Bank Abebe Shimeles, an […]

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10th Annual Presidential Forum on Tourism

September 24, 2015 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

10th Annual Presidential Forum on Tourism The Africa Travel Association and New York University Africa House will hold the 10th Annual Presidential Forum on Tourism on Thursday, September 24, 2015 on the occasion of the United Nations General Assembly meetings. This high-profile event brings together tourism leaders from across Africa to spotlight the critical role tourism plays in […]

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The Econometric Society: Africa Region Training Workshop

July 22, 2015 – July 24, 2015

THE ECONOMETRIC SOCIETY An International Society for the Advancement of     Economic Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics The Econometric Society, Africa Regional Standing Committee, is pleased to announce a training workshop for researchers based at African universities, central banks, Treasury/Ministry of Finance departments and think tanks. The workshop is aimed to […]

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Musical performance: Sounds of Africa – Tiga Jean Baptiste

May 8, 2015 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Musical performance: Sounds of Africa Feat. Tiga Jean Baptiste 1:00pm – 1:30pm (outdoor sound stage) 14A Washington Mews, New York, 10003 No RSVP Required Tiga Jean-Baptiste is a multi-talented and accomplished young Haitian musician. Born into a family deeply rooted in traditional Afro-Haitian music, Tiga is continuing his family legacy, while embracing music of other […]

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Musical Workshop: The Soul of Zimbabwean Shona Mbira Music

May 8, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Musical Workshop – The Soul of Zimbabwean Shona Mbira Music Feat. Tiga Jean Baptiste 2:00pm-3:00pm 14A Washington Mews, New York, 10003 Tiga Jean-Baptiste is a multi-talented and accomplished young Haitian musician. Born into a family deeply rooted in traditional Afro-Haitian music, Tiga is continuing his family legacy, while embracing music of other lands. Tiga began […]

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PEN World Voices Festival 2015: African Literature on the Mews

May 8, 2015 10:30 am – 11:30 a.m

As part of PEN World Voices Festival 2015, Africa House Presents: African Literature on the Mews Friday May 8, 2015 10:30 am – 11:30 a.m 14A Washington Mews, 1st floor space (Between University Place & 5th Avenue) Global bazaar meets county fair at this third annual festival within the PEN World Voices Festival. Discover a […]

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