Political Science

PUBLIC LECTURE -- Interrogating the Quest for Anglophone Nationalism and Human Rights Violations in Cameroon

Fri, 26 Oct 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

On 10/26/18 at noon, Lotsmart Fonjong, Ph.D. will speak on "European Colonialism and the Creation of Fragile States in Africa: Interrogating the Quest for Anglophone Nationalism and Human Rights Violations in Cameroon."

Dr. Fonjong is Professor of Geography and Gender and Development Studies at the University of Buea, Cameroon. His scholarship focuses on questions related to land rights, poverty, gender, environment, natural resources, food security, and development in Africa. He is a lead researcher on an International Development Research Centre grant on Women and Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in sub-Saharan Africa. He has published five books and 25 peer-reviewed articles.  

There will be time allotted for audience questions to follow the lecture. This lecture is open to the public.

Friday, OCTOBER 26th

12pm-1pm 

Miller Hall -- room 2104

This event is sponsored by JMU's College of Arts & Letters, Center for Global Engagement, and Office of Access & Inclusion.

If you have questions, contact Dr. Melinda Adams at adams2mj@jmu.edu

 

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