South Africa

Study Abroad

UC Berkeley Summer Abroad offers a summer program in Ghana "Pan Afrikan Social Movements: Past, Present and Future." Through the University of California Education Abroad Program, there are options in Botswana, Ghana, Morocco and South Africa.

Financial assistance is available. Visit the...

Pranav Kuttaiah

PhD Student
City & Regional Planning

Machiko Tsubura

Research Fellow
Center for African Studies

Machiko Tsubura is a Research Fellow in the African Studies Group of the Area Studies Center at the Institute of Developing Economies in Japan. Her research interests lie in electoral and party politics, and governance in sub-Saharan Africa with a focus on Tanzania. Her current research themes are: 1) presidential nomination and management of factionalism in dominant parties in Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Tanzania in comparative perspective; and 2) the influence of socialism on contemporary Tanzanian politics by employing the political settlement approach.

Zamansele Nsele

Assistant Professor
History of Art

Boikanyo Tefu

Fellowship Recipient, Alumna
School of Journalism

Fall 2022 African Film Festival at the PFA

August 23, 2022

African Film Festival

September 7–October 29, 2022

After two years of pandemic-related cancellations or virtual screenings, we are proud to welcome the African Film Festival (AFF) back to BAMPFA. More information is here:

Karen Weidert

MPH, Technical Advisor
Public Health
Bixby Center at UC Berkeley

Meron Semedar

Student Services Advisor, Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
Center for African Studies

Catherine Cole

Divisional Dean of the Arts
University of Washington