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The 2010 Brown University Achebe African Colloquium focused attention on three important African nations: Rwanda, Congo, and Nigeria, and the crucial issues that are impacting these nations, the continent and the world.

Achebe Colloquium on Africa 2010 Brown University

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The 2010 Brown University Achebe African Colloquium focused attention on three important African nations: Rwanda, Congo, and Nigeria, and the crucial issues that are impacting these nations, the continent and the world.

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    Welcome by President Ruth J. Simmons

    Welcome by President Ruth J. Simmons

    President Ruth J. Simmons, Brown University

    • 4 min
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    Opening Remarks by the Nigerian Ambassador to the US

    Opening Remarks by the Nigerian Ambassador to the US

    Professor Adebowale Adefuye, Nigerian Ambassador to the US in Washington DC

    • 11 min
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    Rwanda: Could It Happen Again?

    Rwanda: Could It Happen Again?

    Josh Ruxin, Humanitarian and Scholar, Kigali Rwanda
    Aloys Habimana, Africa Deputy Director Human Rights Watch
    Noel Twagiramungu, Human Rights Activist and scholar, Tufts University
    Peter Uvin, Academic Dean and The Henry J. Leir Professor of International Humanitarian Studies, Tufts University
    Vern Neufeld Redekop, Professor of Conflict Studies, Saint Paul’s University, Ottawa, Canada
    Justine Mbabazi, First Consular, Rwanda Embassy, Washington, DC
    Moderator: Dr. Susan Thomson, Hampshire College

    • 1h 8 min
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    Rwanda: Strengthening Democracy: Challenges Ahead

    Rwanda: Strengthening Democracy: Challenges Ahead

    Mahmood Mamdani, Herbert Lehman Professor of Government, Columbia University
    Ali Mazrui, Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities and the Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton
    Timothy Longman, Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science and Director, African Studies Center, Boston University
    Dr. J. Paul Martin, Director, Human Rights Studies, Barnard College
    Dr. Scott Newton, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK
    Colleen Driscoll, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Quinnipiac University

    Moderator: Kenneth Harrow, Distinguished Professor of African Studies, Michigan State University

    • 57 min
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    Keynote Speaker: Margot Elisabeth Wallström

    Keynote Speaker: Margot Elisabeth Wallström

    Margot Elisabeth Wallström, Former Vice Chairperson of the European Union and the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict

    • 24 min
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    Congo: The Economic Stakes Behind Congo “Africa’s World War”

    Congo: The Economic Stakes Behind Congo “Africa’s World War”

    Mbaya J. Kankwenda, Executive Director of the Canadian Institute for Development Research and Strategic Studies on Africa
    Tatiana Carayannis, Deputy Director, Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, Social Science Research Council
    Ali Mazrui, Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities and the Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton
    Alafuele M. Kalala, Former Democratic Republic of Congo presidential candidate
    Edouard Bustin, Director, Francophone Africa Research Group (GRAF), College of Arts & Sciences, Boston University

    Moderator: Ben Shepherd, London School of Economics, London

    • 1h 6 min

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