IEA, Saint-Louis, Senegal: Aim and strategic areas for 2018-2020
The Institute for Advanced Studies (IEA) in Saint Louis, Senegal, is a citizen initiative for:
• Promoting culture, science and research in Africa;
• Contributing to strengthen Africa’s position in the world by mobilizing its Intelligentsia and promoting fruitful and critical dialogue with other thinkers across the world;
• Bridging the gap between Africa’s Intelligentsia and decision makers for more effective integration of research results in Africa’s development;
• Creating a forum for African researchers of different generations to share experience for excellence and innovation.

IEA is a scientific and cultural association registered under licence number N°18573/MINT/DGAT/DLP/DLA-PA on 15 December 2017. It offers a research centre for resident researchers with research topics within the premise of the Institute’s programmes. IEA is open to researchers, academics, artists, writers and practitioners who are committed to innovation and a novel critique of dogmas and paradigms. It seeks to contribute in the renewal of social, political, economic and cultural thinking in Africa and the world, paying attention to individual convictions and the academic freedom for critique and creativity.

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