Cornell University

During the spring semester, in-person concerts, events and lectures that involve outside guests will not be held, per the university’s COVID-19 travel and visitor policy.

This is a past event. Its details are archived for historical purposes.

The contact information may no longer be valid.

Please visit our current events listings to look for similar events by title, location, or venue.

Africa’s Industrialization Prospects: Structural Transformation, Covid-19 Impact and the Debate on Sustainability

Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 3:00pm to 4:55pm

Virtual Event

Issues in African Development Special Topic Seminar Series (CRP 4770/6770) - Fall 2020 Theme: Environment, Sustainability and Health Challenges in Africa: Managing Human-Nature Interactions.  Issues in African Development Seminar Series examines critical concerns in contemporary Africa using a different theme each semester. The seminars provide a forum for participants to explore alternative perspectives and exchange ideas. They are also a focal activity for students and faculty interested in African development. In addition, prepares students for higher level courses on African economic, social and political development. The presentations are designed for students who are interested in development, Africa’s place in global studies, want to know about the peoples, cultures and societies that call Africa home, and explore development theories and alternate viewpoints on development.

Dial-In Information

Register at

Google Calendar iCal Outlook
Event Type



Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell Institute for Public Affairs, Africana Studies and Research Center, Institute for African Development, Global Cornell, Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures


Contact E-Mail

Contact Name

J. Sayegh

Contact Phone

607 255 6849


Carlos Lopes

Speaker Affiliation

Professor, The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, University of Cape Town

Dept. Web Site

Disability Access Information


Open To


Recent Activity