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.
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About Organisers


  • MMAJ-Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI)


The MMAJ Academy of International Studies is one of the important Area Studies Centre in India, engaged in research and teaching on contemporary international issues and themes from interdisciplinary perspectives. The focus areas of teaching and research, which include countries and sub-regions, cover South Asia, Central Asia, West Asia, East Asia and Africa. The disciplinary focus of the Academy’s academic activities encompasses political, economic, social and cultural dimensions of global/international affairs and issues, mainly of a contemporary nature.


  • African Studies Association of India (ASA India)


ASA India, is an all India apex body of Indian Africanist coming from academics, media, diplomatic services, business and other professions. It is a nonprofit, 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 publishes books on African Affairs, Indo- African relations and Afro-Asian cooperation. It has two refereed journals, one quarterly Africa Review (Brill, The Netherlands) and one bi- annual on contemporary policy issues Insight on Africa (Sage Publications). Both journals are indexed in SCOPUS and Web of Science. ASA India also publishes an international book series on Africa's Global Engagement (by Palgrave-Macmillan)


  • Centre for African Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi


The Centre for African Studies, JNU is a premier Centre for an interdisciplinary study of Africa. It is exclusively a post graduate Centre. The primary programme of the Centre is Ph.D. in African studies but it offers several courses at Master level in school of International Studies, JNU. The Centre hosts Nelson Mandela Chair, earmarked for academics from African continent.

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