Please join us for: Legitimacy and Rule: Africa in Search of a Political Order,” a talk by Dr. Francis Wiafe-Amoako, instructor of International Relations and Security, International Development, Comparative Politics and African Politics at the University of Toronto.

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When: Friday, November 16, 2018, 2 – 4 PM

Where: Room 2053, Wilson Hall, New College, 40 Willcocks Street

Who: All welcome! Refreshments served.

Event sponsored by the African Studies program. Questions? Contact Marieme Lo, Director, African Studies program.

About Our Speaker

Dr. Francis Wiafe-Amoako is an instructor in International Relations and Security, International Development, Comparative Politics and African Politics at the University of Toronto (St. George and Scarborough, and New College). He holds a PhD (African Studies) from Howard University and is the author of Human Security and Sierra Leone’s Post-conflict Development (Lexington Books, 2014), Africa: 2015-2016, World Today series (Rowman and Littlefield, 2015), as well as coauthor, with Ali A. Mazrui, of African Institutions: Challenges to Political, Social and Economic Foundations of Africa’s Development (2015, Rowman and Littlefield). He also serves as the director of the Centre for Sustained Domestic Security and Development (CESDOSED), a research consortium that focuses on institutions and their impact on Africa’s security and development.

Date: November 16th, 2018
Start Time: 2:00pm