International Conference on “Emerging India-Africa Engagement: Challenges and Opportunities” Organized by African Studies Department, University of Mumbai in collaboration with African Studies Association of India on 12-13April 2017 at Kalina Campus, University of Mumbai (Last date of Abstract submission 1st February 2017)
Recent Conferences
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
Conference to Establish Asian Africannist Network at Seoul, Korea on 27-29 April 2012
Symposium on “Indian Diaspora in Francophone and Lusophone Africa: Comparing Opportunities for Indian Foreign Policies” 27th September 2011,Conference Room-001 School of International Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University
Talk by Nigerian Foreign Minister on 17th April 2011 at 5 PM
International seminar on 'India-Africa Enduring Partnership: Emerging Areas of Co-operation' at Mumbai organised by African Studies Association of India (ASA India) and Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai on 2-3 March, 2011
Round Table on "Democratic Tremors in North Africa: Implications for India", 9th February 2011 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
International Seminar on India and South Africa: Political, Economic, Strategic and Diaspora Relations, 2-3 December, 2010 in collaboration with ASA India and IIC
Lecture cum discussion with Highcommissioner of the Republic of Gambia, 9th November 2010
Round Table on China and Africa: Perspective from India on 7th September 2010 at SIS, JNU
A talk by Prof. Peggy Levitt, 18 August 2010 at IIC
Teaching , Researching and Resourcing African Studies in India" on 19th March 2010 at Centre for African Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
International Seminar on “India and Africa: An Emerging Partnership” SIOS and Teen Murti Bhavan in Collaboration with ASA India on 4-5th March 2010, Inaguration by External Affairs Minister Mr. S. M. Krishna and Valedictory by MOS Sashi Tharoor
International Seminar on India and Africa: Partnership for Capacity Building and Human Resource Development organized by African Studies Association of India in collaboration with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) & IIC on 9-10 Feb. 2010
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
International Seminar on India and SADC: Role and Importance of South Africa’ , Organised by African Studies Association of India and Punjabi University on 9-10 October 2009 at Punjabi University, Patiala.
International Seminar on India and North Africa under Globalization’ Organised by African Studies Association of India and Academy of Academy of Third World Studies on 18-19 February 2009 at JMI New Delhi.
 

ASA Activities
International and National Academic Activities

 

International Conferences/Seminars:
  • International Conference to Establish Asian Africannist Network at Seoul, Korea from 27th -29th April 2012, organised by Universities of Foreign studies. 
  • Seminar on India-East Africa Relations: Diaspora, Security and Economic Trade Cooperation, organised by PRIASA in collaboration with University of Nairobi and Defence Staff College, Kenya on 27-28th February 2012.
  • Seminar on India-Ethiopia Relations organised by Centre for African Studies &African Studies Association of India on 12th April 2011 at Conference room, SIS, JNU.
  • International Seminar on India-Africa Enduring Partnership: Emerging Areas of Co-operation, organised by Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai & African Studies Association of India on 2-4th March 2011 at ICSSR Conference hall in Mumbai.
  • International Seminar on India and South Africa: Political, Strategic, Economic and Diaspora Relations organised by African Studies Association of India on 2nd  December 2010 at India International Centre (IIC).
  • International Seminar on India and Africa: An Emerging Partnership, organised by SIOS and Teen Murti Bhavan in collaboration with ASA India on 4-5th  March 2010 at Teen Murti Bhavan, New Delhi.
  • International Seminar on India and Africa: Partnership for Capacity Building and Human Resource Development, organised by African Studies Association of India (ASA) and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) on 9-10th  February 2010 at IIC New Delhi.
  • International Seminar on South Africa under Globalization: Issues in Foreign Policy and Development, organised by African Studies Association of India (ASA) on 11-12th November 2009 at JNU, New Delhi.
  • International Seminar on Asian Countries and Sudan: Political and Economic Relations, organised by African Studies Association of India and India International Centre (IIC) on 10th November 2009 at IIC New Delhi.
  • International Seminar on India and SADC: Role and Importance of South Africa, organised by African Studies Association of India and Punjabi University on 9-10th October 2009 at Punjabi University, Patiala.
  • International Seminar on India and North Africa under Globalization, organised by African Studies Association of India and Academy of Academy of Third World Studies on 18-19th  February 2009 at JMI New Delhi.
  • International Conference on Africa-India Partnership in the 21st Century, organised by RIS (Research and Information System for Developing Countries), Indian Council of World Affairs in collaboration with ASA (India) on 2-3rd April 2008.•International Seminar on India-Sudan: Lessons From Nation Building And Development Cooperation, organised by Centre for West Asian and African Studies, SIS, JNU, New Delhi and ASA (India) on 29-30th November 2007 at Room no. 203, SIS, JNU.
  • International Seminar on India and Francophone Africa Under Globalisation, organised by Africa Division, CWAAS, SIS, JNU on 22-23rd February 2007 at Room no. 203, SIS, JNU.
  • International Seminar on Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa: Issues in Foreign Policies and Development, organised by African Division, CWAAS, SIS, JNU on 27-28th February 2006 at Room no. 203, SIS, JNU.
  • International Seminar on India Africa Relations: New Avenues organised by SIOS and ASA (India) on 7-8th April 2005 at Teen Murti Library, New Delhi.
  • International Seminar on Emerging Trends in Indo-African Relations, organised by Indian Council of World Affairs and African Association of India on 19-20th November 2004 at Sapru House,New Delhi. 
National Seminars:
  •  National Seminar on Securing Group Rights: Human Rights Experiences from Asia and Africa on 7th & 8th Feb 2012, organised by MMAJ Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia and PRIASA at Conference Room, Indo Arab Cultural Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. The Report of the Seminar is available here.
  • National seminar on Determinant and Dimension of Foreign Policy of Francophone and Anglophone Africa Towards India: A Comparative Analysis, on 27th and 28th  March 2012, organised by PRIASA in Collaboration with Centre for African Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, at SIS, JNU. The Report of the Seminar is available here.
  • National Convention on India’s Engagement with Africa, organised by Jadavpur Association of International Relations, Kolkata in collaboration with ASA (India), supported by Public Diplomacy Division, Government of India on 17-20th August 2011.
  • Seminar on India-Ethiopia Relations, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with ASA,India. Main Speaker H.E. Gennet Lewide, Ambassador of Ethiopia on 12th April 2011 at Conference room no. 001, SIS, JNU.
  • National Seminar on Democratisation in Africa at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi in February 2008, organised by ASA.
  • A Special Seminar of African Division organised on Ideologies, Policies and Practices of Africanization: Impact on Migrants on Population on 21st February 2008 at 11am in Room No. 356, SIS, JNU. 
  • A Seminar organised on Indian Diaspora in East Africa with Prof. Gisbert Donk, Erasmus University Rotterdan, Department of History Netherlands, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with ASA, India on 14th January 2008 at 11am in Room No. 103, SIS, JNU.
  • A Special Seminar of Africa Division on Contemporary East African Situations, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with ASA, India on 11th January 2008 at 11am in Room No. 356, JNU.
  • National Seminar on Indian Diaspora in Francophone Africa Islands: Migration, Assimilation and current Identity Issues by Leela G. Swaroop, on Tuesday, 23rd January 2007 at 11:30 am in Room no. 356, SIS, JNU.
International and National Symposiums:
  • International Symposium on India-East Africa Relations: Diaspora, Security and Economic Trade Cooperation, organised by African Studies Association of India on 27-28th February 2012 at University of Nairobi, Kenya. 
  • National Symposium on India Diaspora in Francophone and Lusophone Africa: Comparing Opportunities for Indian Foreign Policies, organised by African Studies Association of India on 27th September 2011 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. 
  • Symposium on Africa : Issues of Governance and Development, organised by African Studies Association of India (ASA India) and Academy of Third World Studies, on 26-27th  March 2008, at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. The Report is available here.
  • Symposium on India and Indian Diaspora in Francophone Africa : A Comparative Perspective, organised by African Studies Association of India (ASA India) and Francophone Sub-Saharan Studies Programme, on 11th October 2006, at JNU, New Delhi.
  • Symposium on France and Africa: an Indian Perspective organised by African Division, CWAAS, SIS, JNU on 5th December 2005 at Room no. 203, SIS, JNU.
     
Roundtables, Talks, Interactions & Workshops:
 
 Round tables:  
  • A Round Table on China in Francophone and Anglophone Africa: Implications on India, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with Policy Research Institute of African Studies Association (PRIASA) on 24th August 2012 at Conference Room No.001, SIS, JNU.
  • A Round Table on Fall of Gadaffi: Implications for India and Africa, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with Policy Research Institute of African Studies Association (PRIASA) on 6th September 2011 at Conference Room 316, SIS, JNU.
  • A Round Table on China in Africa: an Indian Perspective, initiated by Prof. K.Mathews, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with Policy Research Institute of African Studies Association (PRIASA) on 22nd August 2011 at SIS/JNU.
  • A Lecture on India and Nigeria: The Largest Democracies in World and Africa as Agents of Inter-Regional Cooperation for Global Peace and Development, organised by Centre for African Studies & African Studies Association of India on 17th March 2011, SIS/JNU.
  • A Round Table on Emerging Trends in India’s Relations With African Continent, organised by Centre for African Studies & African Studies Association of India on 22nd February 2011 at Conference Room 001, SIS, JNU.
  • A Round Table on Democratic Upsurge in Egypt: The Israeli-Palestinian Baggage, organised by Centre for African Studies & African Studies Association of India on 18th February 2011 at Room No. 203, SIS, JNU.
  • A Round table Discussion on Democratic Tremors in North Africa: Implications for India, organised by Centre for African Studies & African Studies Association of India on 9th February 2011 at Conference room 001, SIS, JNU.
  • Discussion on The Imperatives of Democracy and Governance for an African Renewal, organised by Centre for African Studies in collaboration with ASA India on 27th  January 2011 at IIC.
  • A Round table on China and Africa: Perspective from India, initiated by Prof K. Mathews (Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia) and coordinated by Prof Denis Venter (former director Africa Institute, Pretoria, South Africa and currently Nelson Mandela chair professor at JNU) on 7th  September 2010 at Room No. 203, SIS, JNU, New Delhi.
Talks and Interactions by ASA: 
  •   A Talk on India and West Africa: Bilateral Relations, by R.Bhagat, on 11th November 2011 at Room 316, SIS, JNU, New Delhi.
  •  A Talk at IIC by Nigerian Foriegn Minister on India and Nigeria: The Largest Democracies in World and Africa as agents of Inter-Regional Cooperation for Global Peace and Development, organised by CAS (JNU), ASA and IIC , dated 17th March 2011 at IIC.
  • Interaction with visiting African Journalists, organised by Centre for African Studies in collaboration with African Studies Association of India on 27th  January 2011 at SIS, JNU.
  • A Talk on South Africa’s Rebellion of The Poor by Prof. Peter Alexander, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with ASA, India on 30th November 2010 at Conference Room  203, SIS, JNU.
  • A Talk on New Moral Imperatives in International Relations: a Contribution from Africa, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with ASA, India on 23rd November 2010 at Conference Room 001, SIS, JNU.
  • A Talk on India-Africa Agricultural Cooperation: Potentials and Opportunities, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with ASA, India on 16th November 2010 at Conference Room 316, SIS, JNU.
  • A Talk cum discussion by High Commissioner of Republic of Gambia H.E. Mr. Dembo M. Badjie on Leadership and Social Change in Gambia, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with ASA, India on 11th November 2010 at Conference Room I, SIS, JNU.
  • A Talk on Leadership And Social Change In The Gambia, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with ASA, India on 9th November 2010 at Conference Room No. 001, SIS, JNU.
  • A Talk by Prof. Denis Venter on Democracy & Governance in Africa, organised by Centre For African Studies, SIS, JNU in collaboration with African Studies Association of India (ASA India) on 26th October 2010 at SIS, JNU.
  • A Talk by Prof. Peggy Levitt, Harvard University on Transnational Approaches to Migration Research, organised by African Studies Association of India, on 18th August 2010 at India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi.
  • Interaction with African Students Organised by African Studies Association of India and Centre for African Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University on 8th  August 2010 at SIS, JNU. 
  • Interaction with Journalist Delegation from Anglophone Africa, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with ASA, India on 21st April 2009 at Committee room no.001, SIS/JNU. Indian participants: Ebyan Salah (Embassy of Somalia), Prof. Ajay Dubey, and Prof. S.N. Malakar 
  • Interactive Discussion Studying African Diaspora: Are there Different Atlantic & Indian Ocean Models, organised by CAS/Mumbai University in collaboration with ASA, India on 12th June 2009 at Centre for African Studies, Mumbai University. Main Speakers: USA President P. Zaleza and Prof. Aparajita Biswas.
  • A Talk on Studying African Diaspora: Beyond Transatlantic Models, organised by India International Centre (IIC) and ASA, India on 8th June 2009 at IIC. Main Speakers: Prof. S.N.Malalar and Prof. Ajay Dubey.
  • A Talk on Somalia Today by H.E.Ebyan Mohamed Salah, Ambassador of Somalia to India, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with ASA, India on 21st October 2008 at 11am in Room No. 203, SIS,JNU.
  • A One Day Conference on The Horrors of 1994 RWANDAN GENOCIDE, organised by Embassy of the Republic of RWANDA in India in association with JNUSU and the African Studies Association of India, on 15th  April 2008.
  • A Talk on India-Africa Policy, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with ASA, India on 20th March 2008 at SIS, JNU.
  • Interactive Interaction between African Studies Association of India and African Students, organised by African Studies Association of India (ASA India), on 31st October 2007, at JNU, New Delhi.
  • A Talk on Researching on Francophone Africa, organised by CAS/SIS/JNU in collaboration with ASA, India on 23rd October 2007 at Room No. 356, SIS, JNU. Main Speakers: Prof. Daniel Bach (Professional Fellow, Centre National de la Rechercha Scientifique), Prof. Ajay Dubey and Prof. S.N.Malakar.
  • Interactive Panel Discussion with journalists from Nigeria, Mr. Habia Pindiga, Editor, Weekly Trust, Daily Trust, Newspaper, Mr. Jewell Diafinone, Dy. Editor, The Guardian, Newspaper, Mr. Paul Ohia, Sr. Correspondent, The Day, Newspaper, Mr. Lkechukwu Eze, Assistant Editor, Business Day, Newspaper, Mr. Segun Kayode Adio, New Age, Newspaper, held on 3rd October 2007 at JNU, New Delhi.
  • Interactive Panel Discussion with journalist from nine Francophone African Countries (Cote D'Ivoire, Senegal, Mali, Benin, Chad, Cameroon, Congo, Burkina Faso,  Niger) on India and Francophone African Countries under Globalisation, organised by African Studies Association of India (ASA India) and Francophone Sub-Saharan Studies Programme, on 19th  June 2007, at JNU, New Delhi. 
Workshops:
  • Workshop on ONGC Videsh in Africa, organised by Centre for African Studies & African Studies Association of India on 15th  February 2011 at SIS, JNU, New Delhi.
  • ASA General Secretary Participation at PBD Africa 2010 Conference on Diaspora as a Heritage Resource, organised by Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) at Durban, 1-2nd October 2010. 
  • Workshop on Indian Diaspora in South Africa at Durban on 15th July 2010.
  • Workshop on India-South Africa: Role of Indian Multinationals, organised by Gorden School of Business, Pretoria University on 14th July 2010.
  • Workshop on Teaching, Researching and Resourcing African Studies in India organised by African Studies Association of India and Centre for African Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University on 19th  March 2010 at SIS, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • Workshop on Development & Displacement in South Africa, organised by ASA (India), Africa Division, SIS, JNU on 12th January 2009 at SIS,JNU.
  • A Lecture cum Workshop Displacement Issues in Southern Africa by Prof. Chris de Wet, organised by Centre for Refugee Study and ASA (India) on 31 December 2008.
  • Workshop on FEDERAL EXPERIMENTS: Experiment of Ethnic Federalism in Ethiopia at Room no. 001, SIS, Committee Room, JNU on 5th November 2008 at 11:00 am. Main Speakers: Fred Hendrick (Dean of Humanities University of Rhodes, South Africa), Prof. Ajay Dubey and Prof. S.N.Malakar. The session was chaired by Prof. Hussain Solomon. 
  • Workshop on Emerging Sectors in India-Africa Cooperation: Indian Pharmaceutical Exports to East Africa organised by CAS (University of Mumbai) in association with World Trade Centre Mumbai and ASA, India on 17th September 2008.  
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Programme Announcements
International Conference on “Emerging India-Africa Engagement: Challenges and Opportunities” Organized by African Studies Department, University of Mumbai in collaboration with African Studies Association of India on 12-13April 2017 at Kalina Campus, Univ
Conference on "India and Africa in 21st Century: Experiences and Issues of Governance, Development and Foreign Policies" by PRIASA, New Delhi and OSSREA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 11 December 2014 at OSSREA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Development, Diaspora and International Relations of African Countries at Walkite University, Ethiopia on 10th December 2014
India and Africa: Developmental Experiences and Bilateral Cooperation”at Walkito University on 8-9 December 2014
 
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