Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
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May 8 2021

Political Prisoners and the Incarceration of African Americans in the USA - Prof. Walter Turner

CODESRIA Seminary / Séminaire du CODESRIA Animateur: Professeur Walter Turner, College of Marin in Kentfield, California, USA. Lieu : Salle de conférence du CODESRIA Date : 11 juillet 2013 Heures : 15 heures - 16 heures Theme: “Political Prisoners and the Incarceration of African Americans in the USA” Thème : « Les prisonniers politiques et...

July 13 2013

Pan Africanism: Beyond Survival to Renaissance?

Amina Mama Address delivered to the African Union 50th Anniversary Heads of States Summit, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 25th May 2013 Honourable Presidents, your Excellencies, Madam Nkosazana Dhlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union, Honourable Chair Dr Carlos Lopez, ladies and gentlemen, fellow celebrants – thank you Dr Lopez for empowering me with...

July 10 2013

In Memoriam, Prof. Abdoulaye LY

Chers collègues, C’est avec beaucoup de tristesse et d’émotion que nous venons d‘apprendre le décès du Professeur Abdoulaye Ly, ancien directeur de l’Institut fondamental d’Afrique Noire Cheikh Anta Diop (IFAN Cheikh Anta Diop). Homme politique engagé, brillant intellectuel, premier sénégalais à avoir soutenu une thèse de doctorat en histoire, le Professeur Ly a...

June 7 2013

Being Pan-African: Panafricanism and African Renaissance - (Press Release)

African Union 17, 18 & 19 May 2013 Leading intellectuals from Africa and the African Diaspora are convening in the Old Plenary Hall of the African Union on May 17 & 18, 2013 on the occasion of the symposium “Being Pan-African”. Such a conversation on the roots, achievements and challenges of Pan-Africanism represents a foundational step towards...

May 16 2013

Nyamnjoh is 2013’s ’African Hero’

Hero: Professor Francis Nyamnjoh speaks at the prize-giving ceremony at Ohio University where he was named African Hero of the Year 2013. Internationally-recognised anthropologist, UCT’s Professor Francis Nyamnjoh was named African Hero of the Year for 2013 by the African Student Union of Ohio University, US, in March. The student union’s annual...

April 19 2013

Defragmenting African Natural Resources Management & Responsive Forest Resources Governance

International Association for Study of the Commons – Africa Regional Conference (9-11April 2013 - Cape Town, South Africa)

April 3 2013

Mahmood Mamdani – An intellectual leader in African higher education

Josh Kron23 March 2013 Issue No:264 http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20130322131149861 The role of senior academics in leading higher education is more difficult to define than that of vice-chancellors. But some intellectuals are arguably so prominent that they inspire change and development – and such is the case with Professor...

March 24 2013

A NAME IS MORE THAN THE TYRANNY OF TASTE - Wole Soyinka

25 – 26 February 2013 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso First, permit me to unburden myself. A little bit of carping is essential to mental balance and, the Arts are no exception to this principle of psychological release. Indeed, that is an understatement. I should have said: the Arts especially are the supreme example of that truism. You and I know that...

February 26 2013

CODESRIA at FESPACO: Programme

Pan-Africanism: Adapting African Stories/Histories from Text to Screen Date: 25 – 26 February 2013 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso DAY 1: MONDAY, 25 FEBRUARY, 2013 09.00–09:20 Welcome and Introductory Statements / Mots de bienvenue et propos introductifs Speakers: 1. Ebrima Sall, Executive Secretary of CODESRIA 2. Balufu Bakupa- Kanyinda, Guilde...

February 25 2013

Communique: WACSOF and CODESRIA Fact Finding Mission to Mali, Bamako, 15th february 2013

Introduction The Malian crisis has since January 2012 been on the front-burner. It is a crisis with a complex dynamics that is impacting negatively on the socio-economic and political life of the people. As efforts towards resolving the crisis continue to evolve with rapidity, the need for the active involvement of all actors in forging a...

February 19 2013
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