Colonialism and Indigenous African Cultures: The Case of the Congo
Adelphi University faculty members have agreed to open their classes for speakers on different topics as part of Global Congo Week.
Speakers will relate the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the course focus:
- the period from 1800 to the present
- changes in indigenous African cultures and states
- colonialism and its aftermath
- issues facing independent Africa
Moderated by Abdin Chande.
This event is part of Congo Week events at Adelphi University.
About Congo Week
Perhaps you are already familiar with the importance of Congo and the powerful work done by Friends of the Congo through education and activism. If not, please consider taking time to learn about the particularities of history and the contemporary situation. With the centrality of Congolese minerals to all technology, there is continuing colonial ravages and unyielding resistance of the Congolese people. The Congo Week website has a vast array of resources including a full curriculum.
- Sponsors: Adelphi University Department of Sociology, Adelphi University African, Black & Caribbean Studies Program
- Co-sponsors: Adelphi University Department of Anthropology, Adelphi University First-Year Program, Adelphi University Levermore Global Scholars Program, the University of Johannesburg Centre for Sociological Research and Practice
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