Focus on Research Africa (FORA)

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The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) in partnership The Oxford University Africa Society (AfriSoc) will host the Focus on Research Africa (FORA) on May 17th 2019. This is part of the events leading up to the annual Oxford Africa Conference.

FORA will bring together experts from both Oxford and our partner African institutions from multidisciplinary fields to share knowledge, ideas and solutions on varied Africa-related issues. The day will feature energetic keynote addresses and thought-provoking presentations from academics in the fields of health, politics, economics, astronomy,  archaeology, philosophy and history among others. It will bring together interdisciplinary researchers to discuss the importance of equitable research collaborations and good practices that make a research collaboration successful.


The event will see the participation of Professor Joy Owen, TORCH Global South Visiting Professor.


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