UBIAS Steering Committee


The UBIAS Steering Committee consists of eight elected members. At the last Directors’ Conference, virtually held by the Institute of Advanced Studies at Aix-Marseille University (IMéRA) in April 2021, the French Network of Institutes for Advanced Study (RFIEA) were elected coordinators of the UBIAS network for the period of 2021-2023. As chair, the RFIEA form the so-called  'Triumvirate' together with the Institute for Advanced Research at Nagoya University (IAR) and the Maria Sibylla Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa at the University of Ghana (MIASA). The Steering Committee encompasses the 'Triumvirate' and five other members:


The Steering Committee is responsible for identifying overarching themes and objectives for the biennial conferences and approach the Institute that will host the UBIAS conference. It processes membership requests and applications.

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