n African Renaissance - Editorial

Volume 8, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1744-2532
  • E-ISSN: 2516-5305


Diaspora Studies as an academic field was developed some fifty years ago and has seen a rapid growth, with books such as by Okpewho, Boyce Davies & Mazrui (eds, 2001), Gomez's (2005) and by Dabydeen, Gilmore & Jones (eds, 2007). Journals such as and have been publishing on a regular basis, and a number of international conferences have taken place to further explore this vast field. While the United States boast the highest number of university programmes on the subject, in the UK, SOAS launched its Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies in 2007, and Edinburgh University Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies opened in 2008.

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