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African Intellectuals, Nationalism and the Generation Gap  (International Events (Study Abroad, ...))


In 1985, the University of Dar es Salaam instituted a ten-year hiring freeze in conjunction with the conditions of the World Bank structural adjustment programs adopted by the Tanzanian government. This policy, which coincided directly with Tanzania's change from African socialism to a more free market economic and political approach, has led to a generational gap between scholars who came into the University in the earlier years and newer scholars who were recruited, trained, and employed after the hiring freeze ended. This presentation will contrast and compare the experiences of these generations of Tanzanian scholars with an eye towards understanding the unique challenges faced by the newest generation who find themselves caught between the remnants of a post-colonial socialist intellectual tradition and an increasingly globalized academy.

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Location: 201 International Center
Price: free
Sponsor: International Studies and Programs
Contact: Amy Jamison
phone pic 517-353-5040