Institute for African Renaissance Studies (IARS)

IARS Accredited International Journal

The International Journal of African Renaissance Studies: Multi-, Inter- and Transdisciplinarity (IJARS), edited by Prof Shadrack Gutto, publishes peer-reviewed articles, essays, editorials, notes and book reviews which reflect the Institute for African Renaissance Studies’ (IARS) transdisciplinary approach to African Renaissance Studies. This is an approach that deepens the connectivity and interdependence of knowledge and knowledge systems, and focuses on producing and using knowledge to empower Africans in surmounting the challenges that the continent, its peoples and its diaspora face.

The work of the IARS is informed and guided by certain specific mandates and contexts that include special sections entitled Imbizo and the Record. These sections feature diverse voices from Africa and the Diaspora that capture the essence of renaissance – be it in the form of a peace accord, a speech, special lecture, legislation or any other document that is important to the future of Africa.  IJARS is accredited nationally and listed among leading international scholarly journals.

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Last modified: 2017/06/27