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Jun 19 2019
Emily Katz graduated in June with a B.A. in political science and a minor in global studies, with a specialization in African studies and a focus on women’s and human rights issues. She chose to study these topics because “I felt as though Africa was a neglected region...
Jun 19 2019
Maame Akua Kome-Mensah graduated this year with a B.S. in symbolic systems and a minor in global studies, with a specialization in African studies. For her minor capstone project, she traveled to Africa to learn about the publication of young adult fiction in Ghana. “I learned so much by hanging...
Sep 19 2018
According to a new study led by Stanford University researchers, more children die from the incidental causes of armed conflicts in Africa "than by weapons used in those conflicts." It is the first comprehensive examination of the scale of the effects of armed conflicts.  
Jun 4 2018
As we approach the end of the 2017/18 academic year (and my first year as CAS Director!), I wanted to give a brief review of the year’s high points.  First of all, we are delighted to have been able to welcome Professor Gabrielle Hecht this year to the CAS family.  Professor Hecht was appointed...
Feb 6 2018 | SLS Blogs
Cape Town is in its third year of one of the worst doughts in the region's history. The city of nearly 4 million residents is predicted to run out of water in May. What led to the crisis, how will the situation play out, and how might they fix this problem?