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Scholars in Conversation: Professors Adom Getachew and Cemil Aydin

February 12, 2020 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Adom Getachew (Political Science, University of Chicago) will discuss her award-winning book, Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination. In this book, Getachew reconstructs the animating questions, debates and institutional visions anti-colonial nationalists of the Black Atlantic pursued during the height of decolonization. Cemil Aydin, Professor of History; Emily Burrill, Associate Professor of History and Women’s and Gender Studies, and Director of the African Studies Center; Susan Penneybacker, Professor of European History; and Mark Reeves, doctoral candidate in the department of history will contribute to the discussion. This talk is part of the Scholars in Conversation series sponsored by the Carolina Seminar in African Ecology and Social Processes and is open to all area faculty and graduate students in any discipline. Light refreshments will be served.

Please Contact: Stacey Sewall for more information.


February 12, 2020
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States


African Studies Center
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