Finland-Africa Academic Celebrations: Research Day and Academic Night in focus

27 and 28 October 2023 marked a remarkable milestone in the history of academic events dedicated to Africa in Finland. During this two-day span, Finland witnessed the celebration of the African Research Day and the African Academic Night. Both are a pair of events that not only showcased the broad spectrum of Finland-Africa academic collaborations encompassing education development, research and publishing, capacity development, teaching and exchange programmes but also provided a platform for individuals and organisations involved in Africa-related initiatives to come together, forge connections, and network in a relaxed environment enriched by traditional dances, enthralling music, and delectable cuisine. In this article, we delve into the essence of the twin events while highlighting their significance, occurring during a time when interest in Finland-Africa collaboration is surging!

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