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Political Subjectivities and Popular Protest

Monday, 14 November | 4:00-6:00 pm, 1014 Tisch Hall (Panel)

Scholar-Activists and Contemporary Social Movements 

Chair: Matthew Countryman, University of Michigan
Keeanga Taylor, Princeton University; Barbara Ransby, University of Illinois at Chicago; Kidada Williams, Wayne State University; Julian Brown, University of the Witwatersrand

Tuesday, 15 November | 4:00-6:00 pm, 1014 Tisch Hall (Lecture)

Three Villages, Two Investigations and the Rule of Law in India

Nandini Sundar, University of Delhi
Hosted by the Center of South Asian Studies

Wednesday, 16 November | 4:00-6:00 pm, 1014 Tisch Hall (Screening/Q&A)

Fighting for a Living

A documentary film about South African activists’ engagements with the law; followed by a Q&A with Stuart Wilson, Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa

Hosted by the African History and Anthropology Workshop

Tuesday, 29 November | 4:00-6:00 pm, 4701 Haven Hall (Lecture)

Knowledge Futures and the Humanities Today

Achille Mbembe, University of the Witwatersrand

Hosted by the African History and Anthropology Workshop

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Sponsored by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and organised by the African Studies Center at the University of Michigan and the University of Witwatersrand Institute for Social and Economic Research. Additional support from the Center of South Asian Studies and the African History and Anthropology Workshop.