Africa Table - Distributive Politics for an Urbanizing Continent: A View from Ghana

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

12:00 pm

219 Encina Hall West Map

Sponsored by:
Center for African Studies

Join the Center for African Studies for our weekly lunchtime lecture series.

Speaker: Jeffrey W. Paller, Assistant Professor, Department of Politics, University of San Francisco

Jeffrey Paller specializes in African politics and sustainable urban development. His research examines the practice of democracy and accountability in urban Africa. He has conducted fieldwork in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, and South Africa. He is working on a book manuscript called “Accountability in unexpected places: Democratic practices in African slums.” His new project examines state and slum relations and public goods across African cities. He has received funding from the Social Science Research Council, National Science Foundation, and the University of Wisconsin. His work is published in PolityAfrican Studies Review, and Africa Today.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
219 Encina Hall West Map

Open to the public. Lunch will be served.


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