The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for African Studies

The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside a vibrant doctoral programme, the MSc in African Studies, inaugurated in 2006, is already recognised as Europe's most prestigious and successful training programme in its field. 

The image of the coastline of Maputo (Mozambique) above is provided courtesy of 702 Africa Connected http://africaconnected.702.co.za/.

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Professor Patricia Daley Recognised in “Oxford Portraits”

Professor Patricia Daley, a Professor of Human Geography of Africa (http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk/staff/pdaley.html) and a member of the African Studies Centre’s Consultative Committee by virtue of being part of the African Studies Teaching Faculty at Oxford University, has been recognised among the 24 people chosen to represent the diversity in background, gender and accomplishments of scholars, staff and alumni of the University of Oxford. (See BBC News report for Daley’s painting: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-39419135)