Documenting the "UNESCO - USA Crisis, 1977-1987": Africa's Struggle for Information Freedom

The Globalization Research Center-Africa presents a discussion with Professor Robert Cummings, Howard University.

Friday, June 02, 2006
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6275 Bunche Hall
History Department Conference Room
UCLA campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Robert J. Cummings is the Chair of the Department of African Studies at Howard University in Washington D.C.  His area of expertise covers telecommunications, transportation networks, economic history, religion, complex emergencies in Africa, and US public policy towards Africa.  He was until last year a consultant to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva (UNHCHR) on racism and xenophobia.

Professor Cummings earned his PhD in African Economic History from the University of California, Los Angeles and his MA in American History from North Carolina Central University, Durham.  Professor Cummings' teaching and research areas include African Economic History and Development Strategies, African American History and US Public and Foreign Policy.

Cost : Free and open to the public; parking is available in lot 3 for $8.

Globalization Research Center-Africa310-267-4054

Sponsor(s): African Studies Center, Globalization Research Center - Africa, Department of History