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Walking amongst the Tombstones: Mugabe, the Military and Zimbabwean Politics
April 18 @ 18:15 - 20:00
Professor Brian Raftopoulos is a Zimbabwean scholar and activist. Formally Professor of Development Studies at the University of Zimbabwe, he moved to Cape Town in 2006 and is currently the Director of Research and Advocacy in the Solidarity Peace Trust/Ukuthula Trust, an NGO dealing with human rights issues in Zimbabwe. He is also a Research Associate at the International Studies Group, University of the Free State. He has published widely on Zimbabwean history, labour history, historiography, politics, and economic issues. Brian Raftopoulos’ presence in Basel provides a timely opportunity to enhance our understanding and discuss developments crucial for the whole of southern Africa.
The presentation by Brian Raftopoulos is part of the Namibian and Southern African Studies Research Colloquium.