2021 Summer Course: Advanced Seminar in African Policy

This course is now full and registration is closed.

The Center for African Studies is offering a new summer non-credit course Advanced Seminar in African Policy for graduate students and practitioners. 

Course Dates: July 19 – Aug 20, 2021

Course Type: Graduate, Non-credit, Asynchronous with Discussions


About Kamissa Camara

Course Convenor, Ambassador Kamissa Camara is former Minister of Foreign Affairs in Mali, and is currently, a senior visiting expert for the Sahel at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Camara has written political analysis and has been a political commentator on CNN, Aljazeera, Voice of America, The Washington Post, France24, and RFI, among others. She holds a Master’s in International Economics and Development from Université Grenoble Alpes.

About the Course

July 19 – Aug 20, 2021   |   Asynchronous with Discussions on Thursdays

This course aims to bring together a cohort of young scholars and practitioners interested and/or engaged in US–Africa policy to offer a practical understanding of current political, economic and security developments on the continent. Using a selection of contemporary case studies, course participants will engage around enduring challenges and constraints in US-Africa policy. The course will be moderated by scholar-practitioner Ambassador Kamissa Camara, former foreign minister of Mali. Guest speakers will include influential diplomats, policymakers and industry leaders.

Open to degree and non-degree students/participants.