Global University for Sustainability
CCRD-CS, Lingnan University
Asian Regional Exchange for New Alternatives
This series of 20 lectures by African activists and intellectuals introduces participants to both the historical and contemporary people’s struggles for liberation. The course topics include ancient African civilizations, the history of enslavement and colonization, political ideologies of Pan-Africanism, black consciousness, the struggle of women, social movements, land and peasant struggles, natural resource extraction, militarization and much more.
Firoze Manji (Course Director), Yoporeka Somet, Richard Pithouse, Mwelela Cele, Ndongo Samba Sylla, Fanny Pigeaud, S'bu Zikode, Mῖcere Gῖthae Mũgo, Gecheke Gachihi, Wangui Kimari, Michael Neocosmos, Yao Graham, Issa Shivji, Saleh Mamon, Boaventura Monjane, Nnimmo Bassey, Hamza Hamouchene, Lyn Ossome, Samar Al-Bulushi, Brittany Meché, Tariq Mehmood, among others.
Dates: Tuesdays (8 March, 22 March, 19 April, 3 May, 17 May, 7 June, 21 June, 5 July, 19 July, 2 August, and 9 August 2022)
Time: Hong Kong (GMT+8): 21:00–23:00; UTC 13:00-15:00
Languages: English and Chinese simultaneous interpreting (except 8 March: French, English, and Chinese)
Live streaming on Bilibili (Putonghua): https://space.bilibili.com/679619486/