CIUON Organized a Photo Exhibition of Nanjing City Wall & Lecture on the Maritime Silk Road

On 4th November afternoon, local time in Kenya, the Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi played the host to Nanjing Cultural Exchange Delegation that visited the Confucius Institute. The Delegation held the Nanjing City Wall Pictures and Cultural Products Exhibition, the Maritime Silk Road Lecture, and the Nanjing City Tourism Promotion among other series of activities to the faculty and students of the Confucius Institute.

Angela Okune Discusses her Ongoing Ethnographic Research Project

Angela Okune is a doctoral candidate in the Anthropology Department at the University of California, Irvine. She studies data practices and infrastructures of research groups working in Nairobi, to explore broader questions of equity, knowledge production and socio-economic development in Africa. On his presentation, Angela Okune discussed her ongoing ethnographic research project and high lightened how research data is produced, shared and contested by a diverse research group in Kenya.

Research Week 2019

The college of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted three conferences during the research week such as 2nd Annual Nairobi International Multidisciplinary Conference, Value-Creating Education and Critical Thinking in a Global Word and 2nd Annual Conference on the Status of African Women. The conferences provided an opportunity for researchers to present their papers and findings.

Conference on China- African Relations

The department of political science and public administration hosted a conference on China-African relations where they deliberated on critical issues, explored alternative of doing business and strengthening relations between the Nations. Sino-African relations are a vibrant, two-way dynamic in which both sides adjust to policy initiatives and popular perceptions emanating from the other. China's role in Africa defies conventional stereotypes and punchy news headlines.

Junior Fellows Internship Programme 2020 at United Nations University:

Applications are hereby invited from young and energetic persons across the globe for the Junior Fellows Internship Programme 2020 to be taken at the United Nations University in Tokyo. The United Nations University Office of the Rector recruits highly qualified applicants to work as Junior Fellows at the UNU headquarters in Tokyo. Junior Fellows are recruited through a competitive application process twice per year. Graduate students interested in the work of the United Nations — and in particular, UNU — are encouraged to apply.

Dr. Mold Pitches for Continental Free Trade Agreement

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement offers hope of a revival of both regional and intra-African trade to boost trade and development in Eastern Africa.
This was the overarching message during Dr Andrew Mold’s IDS seminar presentation on the potential impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in Eastern Africa region and the next steps concerning implementing the agreement.

Soka University Summer Exchange Programme

The Department of Literature hosted Soka University Students from Japan for a joint summer student exchange program. The programme was designed to empower students to explore, participate and enhance their leadership capabilities.
Later on Students together with the Soka Representatives, Chair Dept of Literature Dr. Masumi met the Dean Faculty of Arts Prof. Ephraim Wahome where they engaged in various matters in regards to the student's leadership mentorship programs, exchange programs and academic trips.