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Cinq choses à savoir sur la crise anglophone au Cameroun

La crise anglophone qui agite actuellement le Cameroun tire son origine de l’histoire politique mouvementée de ce pays d’Afrique centrale, ancienne colonie allemande divisée après la Première guerre mondiale entre Français et Britanniques.  – Legs de 14-18 Après la défaite de l’Allemagne en 1918, la Société des Nations (SDN, ancêtre de l’ONU) confie les quatre cinquièmes du Kamerun à la tutelle de Click here to continue

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Study Half-Day – African Political Thought and Action : Prominent Figures

 This study half day aims to present and revisit a part of African scholarship and contribution to  knowledge. The speakers involved in this event will each introduce a prominent African  thinker or  political leader and analyse both their biographies and political thought/action in a didactic but  critical way. The event will be an opportunity for all participants to reflect on the conditions in which African scholarship and leadership has emerged. It will also provide an opportunity for  researchers to discuss and compare the often complex trajectories and legacies of these figures during Q&A sessions. PROGRAMME University of Portsmouth, School of Languages and Area Studies Wednesday 31st January 2018, 1-5pm Park Building, Lecture Theatre 3.23 All welcome 1pm                  Welcome and introduction (Tony Chafer, Portsmouth)  1.15pm            Panel 1: Resistance and decolonisation .                          Chair: Ed Naylor (Portsmouth) .                          Olivia Rutazibwa (Portsmouth):                              Thomas Sankara .                          Walid Benkhaled (Portsmouth):        […]

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