Archive for December, 2013

THE HORN OF AFRICA: CAN SOMALIS BE PARTNERS FOR DEVELOPMENT?

Written by admin on December 25th, 2013

THE HORN OF AFRICA: CAN SOMALIS BE PARTNERS FOR DEVELOPMENT by Professor Ahmed Ismail Samater, Monday, 13 January 2014
Chaired by Dr Laura Hammond

The Development Studies Department at SOAS-University of London, the Bloomsbury Somali Studies Group, in partnership with Kayd Somali Arts and Culture, would like to invite you to a talk “The Horn of Africa : can Somalis be partners for Development” By Professor Ahmed Ismail Samatar, Monday, 13 January 2014, 7pm-9pm, Khalili Lecture Theatre, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

This is a FREE event, but please do registering for this event!!
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/myevent?eid=9937638745

Professor Samatar will address in his talk the imperative of development faced by Somali people in the Horn of Africa. He will consider whether Somalis can be partners in these development challenges.

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Making the Somaliland future by Professor Ahmed Ismail Samatar

Written by admin on December 25th, 2013

Somaliland communities in London would like to invite you to a talk by Professor Ahmed Ismail Samatar, “making the Somaliland future” at Arts 2 Lecture theatre, Queen Mary University, E1, on Sunday 12th January 2014, 4pm- 8pm.

We are delighted that professor Samatar will be sharing his findings only two days after his return from Somaliland.

After 20 years of absence from Somaliland and its politics, Professor Samatar had visited Somaliland twice in the last 6 months and extensively engaged with Somaliland people and Government.

Professor Ahmed Ismail Samatar is a prominent writer, scholar and former Dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship at Macalester College. He is the founding editor of Bildhaan: an International Journal of Somali Studies. Professor Samatar has lectured at many universities and colleges, including Cornell, Harvard, Iowa, London School of Economics and Political Science, Somali National University.

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