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Henry Sylvester Williams and the Origins of Pan-Africanism

Lecture by Marika Sherwood, Honorary Research Fellow from University of London on the origins of Pan-Africanism

Monday, March 07, 2011
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6275 Bunche Hall

An unknown Trinidadian son of an immigrant carpenter, and then a law student in England, Henry Sylvester Williams was the organizer of the African Association in 1897 and the first-ever Pan-African Conference in 1900, the seed-bed of many activists who went on to work in various Pan-African organizations in Africa and the African Diaspora

Cost : Free and open to the public

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Sponsor(s): African Studies Center, Latin American Institute, UCLA International Institute, Political Science

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