Teaching and Propagating African and Diaspora History and Culture

Teaching and Propagating African and Diaspora History and Culture

Edited by Tunde Babawale, Akin Alao

The Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation, in collaboration with the Pan-African Strategic and Policy Research Group, hosted an international colloquium in Brazil in 2008 and a follow up in 2009. The 2009 colloquium, organised by the two groups together with the Special Secretariat for the Promotion of Policies of Racial Equality under the Presidency of Brazil, brought together scholars, teachers, policy makers to further consider the issues of  the teaching of African history and culture to the diaspora, and the teaching of diaspora history and culture to Africa. Flowing from the colloquium, the papers in this volume are based on the sub-themes: Historicising Africa and the Diaspora; African Values, Ethics and Spirituality; Politics of Teaching African and Diaspora History; Curriculum Development and Implementation; Challenges and Prospects of Developmental Relationships between Africa and the Diaspora; and Africa and Diaspora Music, Drama and Theatre. Thirty four papers are in English, and fourteen papers in Portuguese.

ISBN 9789788406273 | 924 pages | 246 x 189 mm | 2009 | Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation, Nigeria | Paperback

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About the Editors

Tunde Babawale

Tunde Babawale is a Professor of political economy and international relations in the Department of Political Science, University of Lagos. His teaching career spans 20 years, covering both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Visit Professor Babawale's website here.

Akin Alao

Akin Alao is Associate Professor of Legal History at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Nigeria.

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