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Nigerian Civil war and Igbo Nationalism

by Dr. Johannes Harnischfeger, Frankfurt University

Dr. Johannes Harnischfeger studied Literature, Philosophy, Social Anthropology and Political Science. He taught at five African universities, among them - from 1993 to 1996 - at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He wrote on the Sharia crisis and other ethno-religious conflicts, on Igbo traditional religion and African folktales.

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Lecture : The Military and Unconstitutional Power Transfer under the ‘Third Wave of Democratization’ in Africa

Date: May 9th, 2011
Place: Draper’s Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
Time: 4.30-6.00 pm

In the framework of the IAS/IFRA-Nigeria Distinguished Personality Lecture Series, we receive Prof. Isaac O. Albert, Director of the Institute of African Studies of the University of Ibadan who will deliver a lecture entitled: “The Military and Unconstitutional Power Transfer under the ‘Third Wave of Democratization’ in Africa”. The lecture will focus on recent events and experience of Power Transfer in Africa.

Date: May 9th, 2011
Place: Draper’s Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
Time: 4.30-6.00 pm

Refreshments will be served after the event.

Prof. Isaac Olawale Albert is a Professor of is a Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and the Director of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He established the Peace and Conflict Studies Programme of the Institute; facilitated the establishment of the Peace and Development Studies Programme of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana; and the Peace and Strategic Studies Programme of the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. He is a Regional Board Member of the West African Network for Peace Building (Accra, Ghana), the Board Chairman of the Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP) and a Consultant to several international development agencies.

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