African Studies Workshop Featuring Mekonnen Ayano


Monday, November 26, 2018, 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Center for African Studies Lounge - 1280 Massachusetts Ave., 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA

Mekonnen Firew Ayano is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University’s Center for African Studies where he studies law and development with a focus on land and agricultural policies in Sub-Saharan Africa. Mekonnen received SJD degree from Harvard Law School, LL.M. degree from the American University in Cairo, and LL.B. degree from Addis Ababa University. He will present Land Conflict in Transitional Economies.  Discussant: Pauline Peters.

A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the Harvard African Studies Workshop listserv. It is assumed that everyone has read the paper before the workshop.  After presentation and commentary, Workshop attendees are invited to engage in critique and discussion, under the moderation of the Workshop Chairs.

ORGANIZER(S):  Harvard University Center for African Studies