Nigeria in the World

2021 May 24

Nigeria in the World Event (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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"Addressing the Governance Crisis in the South East"

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Speaker:

Professor Kingsley Moghalu, Former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria; 2019 Presidential Candidate.

Contact:

Darren Kew
Darren.kew@umb.edu

Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace, Democracy and Development, University of Massachusetts Boston.

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2021 May 10

Nigeria in the World Event (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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"Helping the Nigerian National Assembly: How to be More Effective and Democratic"

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Speaker:

Mr. Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani), Executive Director, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC).

Contact:

Darren Kew
Darren.kew@umb.edu

Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace, Democracy and Development, University of Massachusetts Boston.

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2021 Apr 26

Nigeria in the World Event (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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"The Political Demographic Origins of the Northern Security Crisis: Will an Agrarian Transformation Solve Nigeria’s Food Security Threat?"

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Speaker:

Paul M. Lubeck, Professor Emeritus of Political Sociology, UC Santa Cruz.

Contact:

Darren Kew
Darren.kew@umb.edu

Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace, Democracy and Development, University of Massachusetts Boston.

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2021 Apr 12

Nigeria in the World Event (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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"Fostering Peace in Nigeria's Restive Middle Belt: The Work of the Kaduna Peace Commission"

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Speaker:

Ms. Priscilla Ankut Esq, Chief Executive Officer, Kaduna State Peace Commission.

Contact:

Darren Kew
Darren.kew@umb.edu

Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace, Democracy and Development, University of Massachusetts Boston.

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2021 Mar 29

Nigeria in the World Event (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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Book Talk: "Nigeria and the Nation-state"

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Speaker:

John Campbell, Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria.

Contact:

Darren Kew
Darren.kew@umb.edu

Co-sponsored by the UMass Boston Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development.

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2021 Mar 22

Nigeria in the World Event (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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"Accountability and Anti-corruption in Nigeria"

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Speaker:

Dr. Kole Shettima, Director, Africa Office of the MacArthur Foundation in Nigeria.

Contact:

Darren Kew
Darren.kew@umb.edu

Co-sponsored by the UMass Boston Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development.

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2021 Mar 08

Nigeria in the World (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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"Civil Society and the State of Democracy in Nigeria"

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for March 1, 2021.

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Speaker:

Samson Itodo, Executive Director, Yiaga Africa.

Contact:

Darren Kew
Darren.kew@umb.edu

Co-sponsored by the UMass Boston Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development.

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2021 Feb 22

Nigeria in the World (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online Only

“Ending Violence Against Women in Nigeria”

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Speaker:

Olufunke Baruwa, Ford Foundation Program Officer on Gender, Racial and Ethnic Justice.

Contact:

Darren Kew
Darren.kew@umb.edu

Co-sponsored by the UMass Boston Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development.

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2019 Apr 04

Nigeria in the World Seminar Series

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard-Yenching Institute, 2 Divinity Ave, Yenching Auditorium (Room 118)

"Women and Entrepreneurship in Nigeria"

Speaker:

Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd.

Moderator:

Jacob K. Olupona, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Religion in Public Life in Africa and the African Diaspora. Professor of African Religious Traditions, Harvard Divinity School; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Contact:

Deji Ogunnaike
ogunn@fas.harvard.edu

2018 May 03

Nigeria in the World Seminar Series

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Pound Hall, 1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 101

"Lessons in Leadership, Business, and Life"

Speaker:

Muhammadu Indimi, Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Oriental Energy Resources.

Moderator:

Jacob Olupona, Faculty Associate. Professor of African Religious Traditions, Harvard Divinity School; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Contact:

Ayodeji Ogunnaike
Ogunn@fas.harvard.edu

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2018 Mar 20

Nigeria in the World Seminar Series

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Belfer Case Study Room (S020)

"Agricultural Revolution in an Era of Economic Instability"

Speaker:

Gilbert Houngbo, President, International Fund for Agricultural Development.

Moderator:

Jacob Olupona, Faculty Associate. Professor of African Religious Traditions, Harvard Divinity School; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Contact:

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2018 Feb 28

Nigeria in the World Seminar

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Belfer Case Study Room (S020)

"Economic Growth, National Development, and the Oil Sector in Nigeria"

Speaker:

Afolabi Oladele, Partner and Executive, African Capital Alliance.

Moderator:

Jacob K. Olupona, Faculty Associate. Professor of African Religious Traditions, Harvard Divinity School; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Contact:

Ayodeji Ogunnaike
ogunn@fas.harvard.edu

2017 May 02

Nigeria in the World

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Thompson Room (110)

"Democratic Experience and Practice in Africa: Nigeria as a Case Study"

Speaker:

Emeka Izeze, Fellow, WCFIA Fellows Program. Former Managing Director/ Editor-in-Chief, Guardian Newspapers LTD, Lagos Nigeria.... Read more about Nigeria in the World

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