Welcome to the IGU Commission of Africa Studies

Until now, Africa has been underrepresented in the International Geographical Union (IGU). This underrepresentation translates into failure to engage with geographical challenges that characterise Africa…


I am honored to present a commendation of the life of a departed academic and friend.  With the passing of Prof Joan Fairhurst on 2 July 1935, South African Geography

Follow this link http://igu.unizulu.ac.za/ for more information on the IGU Commission on African Studies Annual Conference 2019

The IGU Commission on African Studies held its inaugural conference on 17-18 May 2018 at the University of Namibia, Namibia. The conference, whose theme was: What is Africa’s response on

 IGU COMMISSION ON AFRICAN STUDIES CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS: IGU-CAG CONFERENCE, QUEBEC CITY, CANADA 2018 This is an invitation for session proposals for the GU-CAG Conference, which will be held

At its recent Executive Committee meeting in Quebec, Canada, the IGU approved the establishment of a new Commission on African Studies.  The intention is to foster networking and develop teaching

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