Lecture Series at Yale Looks at African Socialism

The Yale Center for International and Area Studies’ Council on African Studies will host a lecture series on “What Happened to African Socialism?” All sessions are free and open to the public. The lectures will be held in Room 203 of Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, 4-5 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 7

“Growing up a Young Pioneer”

Dr. Kwesi Botchwey, development advisor Harvard Institute for International Development

Tuesday, Oct. 28

“Whatever Happened to African Socialism (now that we really need it)? Some Recollections and Reflections”

Professor John Saul, Department of Social Science, Atkinson College, York University, Canada

Tuesday, Nov. 4

“Ujamaa in Tanzania: Socialism in One Country” Professor Grif Cunningham, Department of Social Science, Atkinson College, York University, Canada

Monday, Nov. 17

“ ‘My Soul I Can See’: The Limits to Governing African Cities in a Context ofGlobalization and Complexity”

Professor Mark Swilling, Director, Public and Development Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Tuesday, Dec. 2

“What Happened to Socialism?”

Professor Immanuel Wallerstein, director, Fernand Braudel Center, University of New York and Binghamton

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