African Humanities Research and Development Circle (AHRDC) started in 2015 with a group of five scholars drawn from the disciplines of History and Philosophy. We have since expanded our ranks to include scholars from Anthropology, English and Foreign Languages, Fine and Applied Arts, Missiology, Sociology and Peace and Conflict Studies.

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Addressing development and policy problems in Africa through cutting-edge research, debates, and publications

Mission Implementation Strategy 1

Create an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary platform for Africanist scholars, stakeholders, and development and policy experts to share knowledge on historical and contemporary issues affecting Africa

Mission Implementation Strategy 2

Facilitate networking among Africanist scholars and institutions across the globe

Mission Implementation Strategy 3

Provide up to date knowledge on new pathways, debates, and methodological breakthroughs in the study of Africa

Mission Implementation Strategy 4

Assist Africanists scholars in building capacity and competence in researching on, and teaching of, Africa


Membership of AHRDC is open to anyone interested in historical and contemporary issues affecting Africa. Your membership benefits include participating in our capacity building workshops and seminars, reduced registration rates for AHRDC events, access to AHRDC digital resources, and subsidized rates for our publications.

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