This article by Fantu Cheru, forthcoming in Africa Development vol. 47, No. 2, 2022, is shared with you in memory of Thandika Mkandawire, former Executive Secretary of CODESRIA. Vol. 47 No. 2 (2022): Forthcoming Issue - On Resuscitating the Aborted National Project: A Retrospective and Prospective View (Notes from my Last
For those interested in the questioning of the humanities, this is a significant contribution for rethinking the university in the Global South and in the corporatized Western academy. It is a strong critique of neo-liberal policies and practices that, together with colonial legacies and authoritarian rule, plague African higher education.
Micere Githae Mugo is a distinguished professor, playwright, poet, author, activist, and literary critic from Kenya. She is an Emerita Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Syracruse Uinversity. Prof Micere Mugo attended Makerere University, Uganda where she received her B.A in 1966 and the University of New
Bouchra Sidi Hida est administrateure de programme Recherche au Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique (Codesria). Elle était chercheure senior au Centre d’études et de recherche en sciences sociales (CERSS) et enseignante au département de sociologie à la Faculté des Lettres et des sciences
Dr. Godwin R. Murunga is the 7th Executive Secretary of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA). He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi serving at CODESRIA on leave of absence. He is the immediate former Director