CANCELED: The Rise & Fall of Africa's Last Liberation Hero: The Story of Zimbabwe & Robert Mugabe

​The African Activist Association presents a panel discussion about the latest events in Zimbabwe and the resignation of President Robert Mugabe.

Thursday, December 07, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA


Mhoze Chikowero is an Associate Professor at UCSB.  His first book was entitled, African Music, Power and Being in Colonial Zimbabwe (Indiana University Press, 2015).  Professor Chikowero is currently working on two book projects entitled: The Politics of State (Un)making: Music, Media and Power in Zimbabwe since Independence and Tool of Empire, Technology of Self-Liberation: Radio Broadcasting and State Making in Colonial Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi 1920s-1980.

Tendayi Achiume is an Assistant Professor at the UCLA Law School.  She was recently appointed to the U.N. Human Rights Council.  Professor Achiume previously clerked for Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke and Justice Yvonne Mokgoro on the Constitutional Court of South Africa.  Following her clerkships, she was awarded the Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship to work for the Refugee and Migrant Right Project unit at Lawyers for Human Rights in Johannesburg.


Refreshments will be served.

Cost : Free and open to the public; pay-by-space and all-day ($12) parking available in lot 3.

African Activist Association310-825-3686

Sponsor(s): African Studies Center, Department of History, Bunche Center for African American Studies