Venue: Benue Hall
Sub-Themes: Theories, Concepts and Methodological Issues in Pan-Africanism
Venue: Niger Hall
Sub-Themes: Historicising Pan-Africanism, Spiritual and Cultural Foundation, Thinkers and Thoughts
Venue: Taraba Hall
Sub-Themes: Contemporary Issues in Pan-Africanism
Chairman: Professor Benjamin Oloruntimehin, Ajayi Crowder University, Oyo, Nigeria
Chairman: Prof Elisee Soumonni, Université Nationale du Bénin, Cotonou, Republic of Benin
Chairman: Dr. Hanna Louisa Bisiw, Hon. Deputy Minister, Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Ghana
Discussants: Prof. Kunle Amuwo & Prof Ibrahim Maina Waziri
Rapporteur: F.A. Badru, (PhD) & Sade Adefarasin
Rapporteur: Laja Odukoya & Segun Jegede
Rapporteur: Akina Alao, (PhD) & Omolara M. Quadri
Lead Paper: Nicosia Shakes (Ms), Ag. Director, Liberty Hall, The Legacy of Marcus Garvey, Kingston, Jamaica - Marketing Pan-Africanism to a New Generation: The Case of Liberty Hall: The Legacy of Marcus Garvey
Lead Paper: Professor J A A Ayoade, mni, African Studies Canter, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA - African Peer Review: Casablanca or Monrovia Doctrine
Lead Paper: Professor Gloria Emeagwali, History Department, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain - Pan-Africanism and Economic Development: Lessons from the Global Financial Meltdown
Anselm Guézo., Department of History, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin Republic – In Search of The Pan-African State: A Footnote to Mueni Wa Muiu’s Fundi Wa Afrika.
Adagba Okpaga PhD., Department of Political Science, Benue State University, Makurdi – Pan-Africanism, African Political Thought and the Achievement of Colonial Independence: what is wrong with Contemporary African leadership in Promoting African Development?
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura, Professor of Research Methodology & Political Science, Department of Political Science, Howard University, Washington, DC – Pan-Africanism: An Exploration of Afro-Asian Connections
Akanle, Olayinka, Department of Sociology, Faculty of the Social Sciences, University of Ibadan, Nigeria – Towards Effective and Sustainable Pan-Africanism: Pedagogical Concerns and Implications for Inclusive Participation.
Azeez, O. Olaniyan, PhD., Dept. of Political Science, University of Ado Ekiti – Quintessential Radicalism Versus Pragmatic Gradualism: Nkrumah and Nyerere’s Political Thoughts in the Contemporary African Unification Discourse.
Chinweizu Chinweizu., A Semi-retired Journalist, An Advocate of Black Power Pan-Africanism - Pan-Africanism and a Black Superpower — The 21st century agenda
Ana Helena Ithamar Passos., Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil – A brief study on the concept of “whiteness” and “blackness” in Brazil
Benjamin Xavier de Paula, Professor de Historia na Universidade Federal dos Vales do Jequitinhonha e Mucuri – UFVJM, Brasil - Afro Brazilian History and Culture and the Contribution of Afro-Brazilians to the Brazilian Nation
Dr. Carlyle Corbin, International Advisor on Governance, Minister for External Affairs Virgin Islands Government, (1990-94, 1996-2006) & Ms. Michelle Joseph, Minister Counselor/First Secretary, Permanent Mission