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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Upcoming Talk: Africa=?iso-8859-1?Q?=92s?= Future: Can Sub-Saharan Africa Overcome its SevereChallenges?

The High Commission for the Republic of South Africa in Canada and the
Institute of
African Studies at Carleton University invite you to the "Africa Dialogue

Africa's Future: Can Sub-Saharan Africa Overcome its Severe Challenges?


Prof. Robert I. Rotberg (Carleton University and Harvard University)

When: Monday, 19 November 2012

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Humanities Theatre, 303 Paterson Hall,
University, Ottawa, ON

("PA" on campus map,

Refreshments will be served

Prof. Robert I. Rotberg is Fulbright Research Chair in the Norman Paterson
School of
International Affairs (NPSIA) this term and the Founding Director of
Harvard Kennedy
School's Program on Intrastate Conflict. He is the author a number of
books, the
most recent being Transformative Political Leadership: Making a Difference
in the
Developing World (Chicago, 2012) and Mass Atrocity Crimes: Preventing Future
Outrages (Brookings, 2010). His Africa Emerges: Consummate Challenges,
Opportunities appears next year. The Africa Dialogue Series at Carleton
seeks to promote the better understanding and discussions of current
policy issues
facing the African continent. Through an informed presentation concerning
one of the
complex and substantive policy issues facing policy-makers and societies
at large in
the continent, the series aims to engage students and the wider public in
Ottawa-Gatineau in a dialogue concerning the implications of global issues

The Africa Dialogue Series is jointly organized by the South African High
in Canada and Carleton University's Institute of African Studies.

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