Robert Mugabe: A Brutal Dictator or Pan-African Hero?


Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 4:15pm to 6:00pm


Humanities Common Room (3rd Floor Link), Wellesley College

Robert Mugabe Wellesley Event PosterZimbabwe's longtime president and one of the nation's founding fathers has died, aged 95. His death comes on the heels of his ouster in a 2017 coup that dramatically changed the course of Zimbabwean and African politics. This informal conversation and reflection on the implications of Mugabe's rule and legacy.

Dr. Chipo Dendere - Assistant Professor, Africana Studies, Wellesley College

Dr. Wellington Nyangoni - Professor, African and African American Studies, Brandeis University 

Mr. Shingirai Taodzera - Associate Director, Freedom Project Wellesley College

ORGANIZERS: Africana Studies Wellesley College