Africa conference (caption)


Dr. Gwendolyn Mikell (left background) of Georgetown University, and current president of the African Studies Association (USA), listens as Dr. Banidele Olowu of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, based in Ethiopia, speaks at MIT's first international Conference on African Renewal last weekend. Dr. Olowu is a professor at Nigerian University and a specialist on local government.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on March 12, 1997.


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