HUMA and LASPAD receive OSF grant to strengthen African scholarly publishing

HUMA-Institute for Humanities in Africa & LASPAD (Laboratoire d'Analyse des Sociétés et Pouvoirs / Afrique - Diasporas) at the University of Gaston Berger Senegal are pleased to be awarded a grant from the Open Society Foundations to launch the “Strengthening #African#Scholarly#Publishing & #Dissemination” initiative starting from January 2021.

Located within @huma_africa's #Knowledge#Activism strategic programme, the exciting project begins with a year-long continent-wide study to document the specific interventions required to #decolonise African publishing. The project is led by @huma_africa’s Divine Fuh & @laspad’s @Mame Penda Ba & Rachid IY.

Collaborations will include, amongst others: the African Books Collective, Cameroon's Langaa Research and Publishing Common Initiative Group (Langaa RPCIG) & Muntu Institute, Kenya's BIEA, Mozambique's KALEIDOSCOPIO, South Africa's African Minds Trust, Tunisia's University of Manouba, and more.

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