NEW! Eight Nations Vital to Sub-Sahara Africa: Past & Present
7 sessions, 14 hours
Learn about the important histories of eight African nations that helped shape the sub-Sahara continent including; Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe and South Africa, from slavery to the present. Students will learn how their unique history is reflected in the current political-economic life of these nations.
Instructor: Lawrence Freeman has been involved in Africa for almost 25 years and has made over two dozen visits to the nations of Sudan, Nigeria, Mali, Chad, and Ethiopia. He has studied the history and political economy of several Africa
nations. Lawrence has attended weekly seminars and forums on Africa in Washington, DC including Congressional hearings on Africa. As a result, Lawrence has attained an in-depth knowledge of both historical and current developments of Africa. He has written dozens of articles analyzing the political economies of African nations including Sudan, South Sudan, Nigeria, Kenya, Mali, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He specializes in promoting policies for physical economic development, and has presented his ideas to government and non-government circles alike in both Africa and the United States.
ILR841 Eight Nations Vital to Sub-Sahara Africa: Past & Present
4-Digit Number: 7912
Mon, 1pm – 3pm, 4/2 – 5/14
Location: Conference Center (E Building)/E106
Tuition: $50.00 Fee: $109.00 Total: $159.00
MD residents age 60+ pay fee only