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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. -

August 26 - General Introduction of Re/Building the Economy and Social Services in Africa:  Reconceptualizing the Future of a New African Development Agenda with Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic.   - N’Dri Assie-Lumumba, Professor, Africana Studies and Director, Institute for African Development


September 2  -  COVID-19 in Africa: Lessons Learned from Côte d'Ivoire’s Management of the Disease to Reduce the Health Impact  Dr. Kouamé Kouadio, Researcher, Environmental and Health Department, Eco Epidemiology , Unit Institut Pasteur of Côte d'Ivoire  Register 

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