The Paulo Freire Project of the Centre for Adult Education, School of Education, is delighted to announce that Dr Firoze Manji will be presenting a seminar on the Pietermaritzburg campus on Thursday, 5th November.

WHEN: Thursday, 5th November, 14h00

WHERE: Room 43, Education Building, Golf Road campus, Pietermaritzburg

Born in Kenya, Firoze Manji is currently director of the Pan-African Baraza, having previously worked as head of the documentation and information centre of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), editor-in-chief of the prize-winning pan-African social justice newsletter and website, Pambazuka News, commissioning editor of Pambazuka Press, executive director (1997-2010) of Fahamu, Africa Programme Director for Amnesty International, Chief Executive of the Aga Khan Foundation (UK), and Regional Representative for Health Sciences in Eastern and Southern Africa for the Canadian International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Manji has published widely on health, social policy, human rights and political science, and authored and edited a wide range of books on social justice in Africa, including on women’s rights, trade justice, on China’s role in Africa and on the recent uprisings in Africa. In 2013, he co-edited Claim no easy victories: The legacy of Amilcar Cabral, published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the assassination of this revolutionary, poet, liberation philosopher, and leader of the independence movement of Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde.He has also played a seminal role in publishing works related to Pan-Africanism, through his involvement in Pambazuka Press, and Daraja Press, a not-for-profit collective; 


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