School:African studies

Welcome to the Wikiversity School of African Studies.

The School of African Studies is a content development project where participants create, organize, and develop learning resources for African studies.

African studies is the study of Africa, and can encompass such fields as social and economic development, politics, history, culture, sociology, anthropology or linguistics. A specialist in African studies is referred to as an africanist.

A related discipline is Pan-African Studies.

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Divisions and departments


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Active participants


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Inactive participants


School news


Things you can do!

  • Clean up Draft:Libyan history and move it to become a subpage of a supporting main page learning project.
  • Clean up Draft:Agriculture and move it to become a subpage of a supporting main page learning project.



March 11, 2007 - Interested parties meet to discuss Africa's industrialization.