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Oxford Africa Conference

For over a decade, the conference has been meticulously organized and hosted by the Oxford University Africa Society (AfriSoc), emerging as a pivotal forum where current students and influential global leaders converge to engage in profound discussions about the future of Africa.

Our conference, held annually, has become synonymous with excellence, drawing attention and enthusiastic participation from across the globe. The gathering serves as a nexus where distinguished speakers, renowned for their impact on the world stage, share their insights and contribute to the discourse surrounding Africa's potential and challenges. Their indelible mark on the continent's development landscape has elevated the Oxford Africa Conference to a position of prominence.

As we navigate the dynamic intersection of ideas and perspectives, the conference remains committed to nurturing an environment where innovation, collaboration, and inspiration flourish.

Join us in this intellectual journey as we continue to shape the narrative, explore opportunities, and confront the challenges that lie ahead for the African continent. The Oxford Africa Conference is more than an event; it's a catalyst for positive change and a celebration of Africa's resilience, potential, and achievements.



At the heart of the Oxford Africa Conference is our unwavering commitment to fostering
dialogue and collaboration around key issues shaping Africa's present and future. We aim to:


      ● Ignite Conversation: Provide a space for thought-provoking discussions on critical                   challenges and opportunities facing the continent.

      ● Inspire Change: Showcase innovative solutions and success stories that contribute to             the development and progress of Africa.

      ● Forge Connections: Facilitate networking and collaboration among individuals                         passionate about Africa's growth and prosperity.

Conference Highlights


Engage with leading scholars, professionals, and thought leaders shaping Africa's narrative through insightful keynote addresses and panel discussions.

Thought Leadership:


Networking Opportunities:

Connect with a diverse community of attendees, including
students, academics, entrepreneurs, and policymakers, fostering meaningful connections.


Innovation Showcase:

Explore groundbreaking ideas and  initiatives through an exhibition of innovative projects, research, and social enterprises.

Join Us

We invite you to be part of this dynamic community, where ideas are shared, networks are built, and collective visions for Africa's future are cultivated. Whether you are a student, professional, entrepreneur, or simply someone passionate about Africa, the Oxford Africa Conference welcomes you to contribute to the discourse and be a catalyst for positive change.

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Explore Past and Upcoming Conferences

Click here to delve into our past conferences and stay informed about upcoming events. Thank you for being part of the Oxford Africa Conference journey!


Oxford Africa Conference 2024

Charting Africa's Path Forward: A Journey of Possibilities
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Rhodes House


May 24th - 25th, 2024

9am to 5:30pm

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