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Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa

Research Unit

Lifecycle:1 Oct 1997 →  31 Jul 2021
Organisation profile:

The Institute for Anthropological Research on Africa (IARA) is committed to anthropological research in and on Africa. The latter term is understood in a very broad sense: it refers to Africa as a geographic political, economic, historical, social and an imaginary space, and to Africa's past, present and future. More importantly, it refers to the everyday lives of the different actors on the continent, and in its diasporas.