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U-M Africa Week

February 15-19, 2021
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
8:30 AM-12:20 PM
Off Campus Location
Africa Week will bring together thought leaders in higher education, industry, and government for a series of discussions on the key issues and opportunities that will shape Africa in the coming decades. Save the dates! Registration will open soon.

Speakers will include:
Mark Schlissel (U-M President)
Susan Collins (U-M Provost)
Vera Songwe (Executive Secretary, UNECA)
Michael Barr (U-M Dean of Public Policy)
F DuBois Bowman (U-M Dean of Public Health)
Andries Coetzee (Director, African Studies Center)
Valeria Bertacco (U-M Vice Provost)
Alec Gallimore (U-M Dean of Engineering)
Patrick Awuah (President, Ashesi University, Ghana)
Steve Ceccio (Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, University of Michigan)
Laura Beny (Associate Director, U-M Africa Studies Center)
Joseph Kolars (Associate Dean for U-M Medical School)
Lia Tadesse (Minister of Health, Ethiopia)
Susan D. Page (Ford School of Public Policy, former US Ambassador to South Sudan)

...and more!

Go to for complete conference schedule.

Sponsored by the African Studies Center, the Office of University Development, and the Office of the Vice Provost for Engaged Learning.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Africa, African American, African Studies, African Studies Center, Alumni, Virtual
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Office of University Development, International Institute, African Studies Center
Upcoming Dates:
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:30 AM-12:20 PM

International Institute Programming

The International Institute’s centers sponsor numerous conferences, lectures, exhibits, and cultural performances throughout the year. These events are designed to educate the university community and the public about global issues and inspire discussion and dialogue. 

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