African Studies Association of Ireland







Find information on coming and recent ASAI events here:

·        2005 Annual Conference Programme (2-3 December, University College Dublin)

·        Different Belongings’, a talk by Dr Rashmi Varma (Warwick Dept of English) on Thursday 20 April 2006, 6-8pm in Room 201, Hannah Sheehy-Skeffington Building, UCD; presented by the ASAI and sponsored by WERRC, the Women’s Education Research & Resource Centre, UCD.

·        Call for papers - 2005 annual conference, 2-3 December, University College Dublin

·        Darfur, Race and the Arab-Islamic Project’, a talk by Dr Abdullahi El-Tom (Anthropology Department, National University of Ireland, Maynooth; recently attended Sudanese peace talks in Abuja, Nigeria); on Monday April 18 2005, 5-7:30 pm in IIIS Seminar Room, Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin. All welcome, admission free. For further information contact Vincent Durac: or (01) 7167609.

·        African Women and Modernity, a lecture by Professor Emeritus Catherine Coquery-Vodrovitch (Paris-7-Denis-Diderot and State University of New York) sponsored by the Women’s Education Research and Resource Centre (WERRC), UCD; Thursday, 17th February 2005 at 6:30 pm in Room 201, WERRC, Arts Annexe Building, UCD, Belfield. Free admission. Further inquiries: tel +353 1 716 8571 353,

·        2004 annual conference at University of Ulster at Magee (Derry/Londonderry)

·        2003 annual conference at Trinity College, Dublin