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INTS 252: The Politics of Pan-Africanism

Term: Spring

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F9

This course examines the origins and development of Pan-Africanism and its impact as a political movement for the empowerment of
Africans in the Diaspora and the decolonization of the African continent. The role of the OAU/AU as the basis of collective African security, diplomacy, regional economic integration, and development is evaluated with a view to determining its achievements, problems, and prospects. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of agency in hatching, animating, and orchestrating social movements.

Prerequisites: none.