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Event Archive for October 2012

  • Taxing Times: Informal Enterprise and Religious Conflict in Northern Nigeria

    31 October 2012, 12:30 - 14:00
    Room 00-13, Ground Floor Chambers Building, OU, Milton Keynes

    Dr Kate Meagher will examine the extent to which informal enterprise networks and associations, often based on religion or ethnicity, have exacerbated or mitigated religious conflict in the region during the period of the recent Boko Haram terrorist attacks.

  • 'An Adventure that is their Own': E R Chadwick and the Origins of Community Development in Eastern Nigeria and Southern Cameroon (1942-52)

    3 October 2012, 12:30 - 14:00
    Room 00-13, Ground Floor Chambers Building, OU, Milton Keynes

    Dr Ben Page will argue that Chadwick’s legacy in the origins of community development has been underplayed, and that his experiments as a British colonial district officer in Udi created a template of considerable significance in development practice.