Herbert Ekwe Ekwe em Aveiro

Jan 8, 2014 by

Ekwe Ekwe

Herbert Ekwe Ekwe, um dos maiores especialistas mundiais em Estado, guerra e genocídio em África será um dos conferencistas convidados para o IV Congresso Internacional em Estudos Culturais – Colonialismos, Pós-colonialismos e Lusofonias. O cientista político proferirá uma conferência intitulada ‘Paradoxo da funcionalidade? Sobre o estado pós-colonial/pós-conquista em África’.

Ekwe Ekwe dedicou largos anos da sua carreira à investigação independente, viajando por diversos países e publicando vasto material sobre o genocídio dos Igbo, um dos mais longos e violentos da época contemporânea. Durante esses anos, Ekwe Ekwe actuou como docente em muitas universidades na Europa e na África, tais como a Universidade de Londres, onde esteve no Goldsmiths College e no Birkbeck College, o Instituto Internacional de Estudos Africanos, em Reading, o Centro de Estudos Interculturais de Dakar. Ocupou ainda postos de professor visitante na London School of Economics, na Universidade Metropolitana de Manchester, na Coventry University e na Universidade de Suffolk (Campus de Dakar). Atualmente, é professor visitante no Programa de Pós-Graduação em Direito Constitucional da Universidade de Fortaleza.

Entre os seus livros contam-se Readings from Reading: Essays on African Politics, Genocide, Literature (African Renaissance, 2011), Biafra Revisited (African Renaissance, 2006), African Literature in Defence of History: An Essay on Chinua Achebe (Michigan State University, 2001), Africa 2001: The State, Human Rights and the People (International Institute for African Research, 1993), e Conflict and Intervention in Africa (Macmillan, 1990).

 Ekwe Ekwe

Herbert Ekwe Ekwe, one of the leading experts in state, war and genocide in Africa, will be one of the guest speakers at the Fourth International Congress in Cultural Studies – Colonialisms, Post-colonialisms and Lusophonies. The political scientist will deliver a lecture entitled Paradox of functionality? The post-colonial/post-conquest state in Africa.

Ekwe Ekwe has devoted many years of his career to independent research, traveling to various countries and publishing prolifically about the Igbo genocide, one of the longest and most violent genocides of the contemporary era. Ekwe Ekwe has also lectured at many universities in Europe and Africa, such as the University of London, where he was at Goldsmiths College and Birkbeck College; the International Institute of African Studies in Reading and the Center for Intercultural Studies in Dakar. He was also a visiting professor at the London School of Economics, the ManchesterMetropolitanUniversity, CoventryUniversity and SuffolkUniversity (Dakar Campus). He is currently a guest lecturer for the graduate programme of Constitutional Law at the University of Fortaleza, Brazil.

His books include:  Readings from Reading: Essays on African Politics, Genocide, Literature (African Renaissance, 2011), Biafra Revisited (African Renaissance, 2006), African Literature in Defence of History: An Essay on Chinua Achebe (Michigan State University, 2001), Africa 2001: The State, Human Rights and the People (International Institute for African Research, 1993), and Conflict and Intervention in Africa (Macmillan, 1990).

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