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The Yale Africa Initiative is excited to announce the release of the 2022 fall edition of Focus on Africa. The newsletter covers all the latest news pertaining to ongoing Yale-Africa relations.   In this edition of Focus on Africa we are pleased to share t...
A new exhibition at the Yale University Art Gallery, 'Bámigbóyè: A Master Sculptor of the Yorùbá Tradition,' presents a nuanced account of the artist’s 50-year career and presents him as part of a woodcarving tradition that flou...
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Francis Kéré, the Louis I. Kahn Visiting Professor of Architectural Design at the Yale School of Architecture, is the 2022 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, an award that is regarded internationally as architecture’s highest honor. Born in Gando,...
The African Linguistics School (ALS) is a two-week institute which brings the latest work in core areas of linguistics to students from African universities. This year's ALS 6, which was co-sponsored by Yale University, met in Porto Novo, Republic of Benin from July 1...
The Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) program was held virtually in late-July 2022 with 326 students from more than 35 countries participating in seven days of online programming. Upon the conclusion of the program, each student earned a Certificate of Completion and was...
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Janette Yarwood will join Yale’s Office of International Affairs (OIA) as the Director for Africa and the Middle East on June 27. Prior to joining Yale, she held several roles in Washington D.C. working on U.S. policy toward Africa.  Most recently, Yarwood w...
Yale African Startup Review (YASR), a digital publication created by students and alumni of the Yale School of Management, selected 30 companies for its 2022 list of Africa’s most innovative startups. Publication of the list is intended to draw attention to the African s...
A new study co-led by Jessica Thompson, assistant professor of anthropology at Yale and assistant curator at the Peabody Museum, has made crucial progress in studying the movements of African populations during the Stone Age by sequencing genomes from ancient DNA. The study wa...
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In 2021, Yale’s Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH) launched a new global outreach initiative, the Directors Forum. The objective of the Forum is to provide a trusted platform for leaders and entrepreneurs working in Africa’s cultur...

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