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Institute for African Development Seminar Series: "We Will Not Follow You Like Sheep:" Language,Officialdom, and Generational Politics in the Digital Age

Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 2:40pm to 4:35pm

Uris Hall, G-08 190 Tower Rd.

The 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, this seminar series prepares students for higher level courses on African economic, social, and political development. The presentations are designed for students who are interested in development as well as Africa’s place in global studies, want to know about the peoples, cultures, and societies that call Africa home, and wish to explore development theories and alternate viewpoints on development practice.

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Africana Studies and Research Center, Institute for African Development, Global Development, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Sustainability

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Jackie Sayegh

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Clovis Bergere

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Assistant Director for Research, Northwestern, Qatar

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