International Conference on "Rising Africa: Looking Back to Think Ahead" from 3 - 4 October 2023 at MMAJ-Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia islamia (JMI), New Delhi.
Recent Conferences
International Conference on "Rising Africa: Looking Back to Think Ahead" from 3-4 October 2023
International Webinar on May 5th 2020
Talk by President of African Development Bank at IIC organiseded by ASA/PRIASA on 1st February2013
Round Table on "China in Francophone and Anglophone Africa: Implications on India", 24th August 2012 at School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Public lecture cum discussion by Prof. Denis Venter on "The Imperatives of Democracy and Governance for African Renewal" at Conference Hall I, India International Centre on 27th January 2011 at 6:30 PM
ASA Interaction with visiting Journalist from Africa January 2011
South Africa under Globalisation: Issues in Foreign Policy and Development at New Delhi (JNU) on 11-12 Nov 2009
Asia - Sudan Internation Seminar organised in collaboration with Denmark School of International Studies at New Delhi (at IIC) on 10-11 Nov. 2009

 African Studies Association of India (ASA)

African Studies Association of India (ASA) is an all India apex body of Indian Africanist coming from academics, media, diplomatic services, business and other professions. It is a non profit, non-governmental organization of scholars whose mandate is to ‘foster the study, knowledge and understanding of African affairs in India and Indian affairs in Africa’ through research and studies. Founded in 2003, the permanent secretariat of the Association is located at  New Delhi. It has its regional unit at Mumbai, Patiala, Udaipur, Chennai and Kolkata. The Association’s particular strength is in developing multi-disciplinary approach, bringing together the expertise of researchers from the natural, social sciences and humanities on African issues, through major research projects, seminars, workshops, discussion, round table, study groups, conferences, symposia, research colloquia. These programs increase contact and develop synergies between experts who are currently scattered over many departments, institutes and colleges across India. ASA encourages flow of ideas across different disciplines, and provides a base for collaborative projects on African affairs. The Association intends to link up the various African Studies programmes and such Associations all over the world. It has a special emphasis to work as an umbrella organization for African studies scholars in Asia to promote Asian perspective on African affairs to facilitate Afro-Asian cooperation. ASA has organized several international conferences, symposium and seminars. It publishes books on African Affairs, Indo-African relations and Afro-Asian cooperation. It has two refereed journals, one academic quartely   Africa Review  (Brill,The Netherlands) and one bi- annual on contemporary policy issues Insight on Africa (Sage Publications). It also publishes a book series on Africa's Global Engagement (Published by Palgrave Macmillan). Most of its members have post graduate degree in social sciences and humanities with specialization in African affairs. A good number of student members are also there who are pursuing higher studies on Africa.


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ASA International Conference
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