Talks This Week
10/17- MDP Final Presentation, Rugiyatu Kane, UF: "Transforming Youth Years in Senegal: Developing a Youth Venture Program with Ashoka Sahel." 2-3pm in 404 Grinter
10/17- African Migrations, Ferdinand de Jong, University of East Anglia: "Cultural Festivals- Archives of Tradition for Global Migrants." 3:30pm in 404 Grinter
10/18- Political Science Research Seminar, Pierre Englebert, "A Potemkin State in the Sahel? Travails of Mali's Construction and Reconstruction." 2:00-3:00pm in 216 Anderson Hall
10/18- Development Practitioner Forum, Usman Iftikhar, UNDP: "Convergence lost and regained- the converging evolution of the environment and development discourses, and what this means in practice in the age of the Sustainable Development Goals." 2:30-4:30pm in 404 Grinter
10/21- Baraza, Anita Hannig, Brandeis University: "Mistaken for Strangers: Injury, Kinship, and Belonging among Fistula Patients in Ethiopia." 3:30pm in 404 Grinter
10/21- Senegal Meets America, A Conversation with Chef Pierre Thiam, Discussion led by Journalist Osayi Endolyn. 6:00-7:30pm in the Friends of the Music Room- UF Auditorium (followed by drinks and appetizers).
10/24- Chapurukha Kusimba, American University: "The History and Archaeology of Slavery in East Africa." 2pm in 404 Grinter