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Explaining the absence of war in an African country: book conversation with Mike McGovern

ASC-affiliated faculty has new book addressing why Guinea has avoided civil conflict.

ASC-sponsored Exhibit at UMMA

"Power Contained: The Art of Authority in Central and West Africa" on exhibit August 19 - December 31

The African Studies Center (ASC) at the University of Michigan

ASC provides strategic guidance and coordination for Africa-related education, research, and training activities on campus, and promotes opportunities for collaboration with African partners on the continent.

Founded in 2008, the center serves as a conduit for the university’s many Africa initiatives in the sciences, arts, humanities, social sciences, engineering, and medicine.

These intiatives are funded by the Office of the President: 

Alliances 2016

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