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Conference of the African Scholars Association of Ireland (AfSAI) at Queen's

Queen's University and partners will host the 2023 Conference of AfSAI on 9 and 10 November this year.

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On the 9-10 November, QUB African Scholars are hosting the 2023 Conference of the African Scholars Association of Ireland (AfSAI) at Queens University Belfast.  

For Queen's staff and students, full details and registration can be found here.

The conference theme is 'Countdown to Change: Championing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the United Nations International Decade for the People of African Descent (UNIDPAD)'. 

Keynote speakers are Prof Estomih Philip Mtui (Weill Cornell Medical College, USA) and Dr Abel Ugba (University of Leeds, England). 

Papers will be presented from students, staff and independent scholars from across the island of Ireland.

"We welcome your involvement", says Dr Eiman Abdel Meguid of Queen's University's African Scholars Research Network. "The venue for Thursday, 9 November is Lecture Theatre 1, Medical Biology Centre (MBC). And on Friday, 10 November, the conference will take place at the Great Hall.

"Please register your intention to attend the academic events here (accessible with QUB login). 

"In addition, if you'd like to support us on the days, by welcoming guests, helping with registration, taking photos and writing blogs, do email  Dr Eiman Abdel Meguid to let us know."