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Tuesday, April 28th, 2015   |   Posted in CAS Blog, Multimedia, Videos   |  

PROFESSOR ACHILLE MBEMBE PRESENTING ‘DECOLONIZING THE UNIVERSITY NOW FIVE NEW DIRECTIONS’

On Wednesday, 22nd April 2015, Professor Achille Mbembe spoke at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.   … Read more »
Wednesday, August 14th, 2013   |   Posted in CAS Blog, Multimedia, Videos   |   Tags:

Namibia: Waiting out a deadly drought

Struggling to survive the severe shortage of food and water, people in Namibia’s Kunene region have no choice but to wait out the worst drought in three decades.For more information, visit: http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/namibia_70107.html   By Max Fisher Published: August 13, 2013 in Washington Post The United Nations Children’s Fund released this short video from Namibia, a country in southwestern Africa that’s twice the size of California, documenting the effects of the country’s most severe drought in decades.… Read more »
Monday, July 15th, 2013   |   Posted in CAS Blog, Multimedia, Videos   |   Tags: ,

Meet Joh – Harvard student’s portrait of Malian musician

Harvard rising junior Debbie Onuoha sits with Sidi Mohammed ‘Joh’ Camara, a master drummer and dancer from Mali.  Debbie completed this video project as part of Professor Joanna Lipper’s course Using Film for Social Change.  … Read more »
Friday, June 7th, 2013   |   Posted in Multimedia, Videos   |  

Tragedy and Vindication for Colonial Kenya: Faculty Insight with Caroline Elkins

Faculty insight with a Harvard historian Caroline Elkins, a professor of history at Harvard, talks with Jenny Attiyeh of ThoughtCast about the Mau Mau rebellion and the evidence she unearthed of human rights violations against the Kikuyu people by British authorities in Kenya.… Read more »
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013   |   Posted in CAS Blog, Multimedia, Videos   |   Tags:

UN chief promotes education, gender empowerment during trip to Mozambique

Yesterday (May 21, 2013), during United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s final day visiting Mozambique, he commended the Government and people of Mozambique for steady progress in political development, but urged greater efforts to overcome human rights challenges, including discrimination and violence against women, through education and awareness-raising.… Read more »
Tuesday, May 7th, 2013   |   Posted in CAS Blog, Harvard and Africa News, Multimedia, Videos   |   Tags:

Pyramid Schemes: An Innovative Class on The Archaeological History of Ancient Egypt

While most students take classes in the traditional lecture format, students of Professor Peter Der Manuelian’s class Societies of the World 38: Pyramid Schemes – The Archaeological History of Ancient Egypt (Fall 2012), had the opportunity to learn in a non-traditional and innovative ways, using digital media.… Read more »
Saturday, April 20th, 2013   |   Posted in Multimedia, Videos   |   Tags: ,

Harvard Africa Workshop 2012 – Charles Piot

On April 8, 2013, Professor Charles Piot presented “After Colonialism.” Professor Piot is Creed C. Black Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African and African American Studies at Duke University. Joshua Walker, a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago and an Exchange Scholar in the Departments of African and African American Studies and Anthropology at Harvard University, provided comments.… Read more »
Tuesday, April 9th, 2013   |   Posted in Multimedia, Videos   |   Tags: ,

Harvard Africa Workshop 2012 – Jacqueline Bhabha

On April 1, 2013, Professor Jacqueline Bhabha presented “Adolescence: A chimera, a luxury or a right?”  Professor Bhabha is the Jeremiah Smith Jr lecturer in law at Harvard Law School, the Director of Research at the Francois Bagnoud Xavier Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard and the University Adviser on Human Rights Education to the Provost at Harvard University.  … Read more »
Thursday, March 21st, 2013   |   Posted in Multimedia, Videos   |   Tags:

Namibian War of Independence Documentary Film

  The Namibian War of Independence, also known as the South African Border War, which lasted from 1966 to 1988, was a guerrilla war, which the nationalist South-West Africa People’s Organization (SWAPO) and others, fought against the apartheid government in South Africa.… Read more »
Friday, March 15th, 2013   |   Posted in Multimedia, Videos   |   Tags: ,

Harvard Africa Workshop 2012 – Janet Roitman

On March 11, 2013, Professor Janet Roitman presented “Africa, otherwise.”  Janet Roitman is Associate Professor of Anthropology at The New School for Social Research.  Lauren Coyle,  doctoral candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago and an Exchange Scholar in the Departments of African and African American Studies and Anthropology at Harvard University, provided comments.… Read more »
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