School:African studies

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Welcome to the Wikiversity School of African studies.

The School of African studies is a content development project where participants create, organize, and develop learning resources for African studies.

African studies is the study of Africa, and can encompass such fields as social and economic development, politics, history, culture, sociology, anthropology or linguistics. A specialist in African studies is referred to as an africanist.

A related discipline is Pan-African Studies.

A school is a large organizational structure which can contain various departments and divisions. The departments and divisions should be listed in the departments and divisions section. The school should not contain any learning resources. The school can contain projects for developing learning resources.

Divisions and departments[edit]

Divisions and Departments of the School exist on pages in "topic" namespace. Start the name of departments with the "Topic:" prefix; departments reside in the Topic: namespace. Departments and divisions link to learning materials and learning projects. Divisions can link subdivisions or to departments. For more information on schools, divisions and departments look at the Naming Conventions.

Active participants[edit]

The histories of Wikiversity pages indicate who the active participants are. If you are an active participant in this school, you can list your name here (this can help small schools grow and the participants communicate better; for large schools it is not needed).

Inactive participants[edit]

School news[edit]

Things you can do![edit]

  • Contribute content to Draft:Libyan history, then Move it from Draft: namespace to (Resource) main page space.
  • Contribute African art to Draft:Art, then Move it from Draft: namespace to (Resource) main page space.
  • Add content to Draft:Agriculture, then Move it from Draft: namespace to (Resource) main page space.


Related news[edit]

March 11, 2007 - Interested parties meet to discuss Africa's industrialization.