From Old to New African Diasporas:
The Multiple Difficulties of Untangling Displacements and Identities
A Public Lecture by Professor Pablo Idahosa
Wine & cheese reception to follow.
On Friday 9th February, the History Watch Project co-organized a public lecture for Black History month. It was a collaborative project with the Institute of African Studies and Migration and Diaspora Studies at Carleton University. The event was facilitated by Sarah Onyango Host/Producer, CHUO 89.1FM. There was close to 100 people in attendance.
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About the Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pablo Idahosa is a professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences at York University. He is an internationally recognized specialist in African Studies. His publications, include The Populist Dimension of African Political Thought: Essays in Reconstruction and Retrieval and Development’s Displacements: Ecologies, Economies and Cultures at Risk. Dr. Idahosa’s research interests include, but are not limited to, the relationship between development and modernity in Africa, the relationship between development and cultural production in Africa, ethnicity and displacement in the Niger Delta, and the politics of ethnicity, globalization and development. He has previously served as the Coordinator of the African Studies Program at York University and is currently the Head of Founder’s College.