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Pan‑Africanism in a Global Perspective: Africa & the Diaspora, 1919‑1939

Posted by GHO Admin on October 23, 2014 in News

Date: November 14, 2014
Time: 7:00-10:00pm
Location: Room 1014, Kenneth Rowe Building, 6100 University Avenue

This is a free event and is organized by the JRJ Chair of Black Canadian Studies, Dalhousie University. Sponsors include Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council, the Transition Year Program, Dalhousie University and the No Harbour For War editorial committee.

Dr. Adi will discuss the development of Pan Africanism, while addressing the legacy and relevance of Pan Africanism to the the current struggle for liberation, social justice and emancipation. Dr. Adi will also present his most recent book: Pan-Africanism and Communism: The Communist International, Africa and the Diaspora, 1919-1939 (2013). Dr. Adi is the author of several books on Pan-Africanism and African history. He is a founder member of the Black and Asian Studies Association, which he chaired for several years, and he currently lectures in African History at the University of Chichester, United Kingdom.