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Title:A giant has moved on: Archie Mafeje (1936-2007)
Editors:Olukoshi, AdebayoISNI
Nyamnjoh, Francis B.ISNI
Shivji, IssaISNI
Year:2008
Periodical:CODESRIA Bulletin (ISSN 0850-8712)
Issue:3-4
Pages:115
Language:English
Geographic terms:Africa
South Africa
Subjects:African studies
festschrifts (form)
About person:Archibald Monwabisi Mafeje (1937-2007)ISNI
Abstract:This special issue of Codesria Bulletin is dedicated to the memory of Archibald Monwabisi (Archie) Mafeje, who died in Pretoria, South Africa, on 28 March 2007. Pan-African, outstanding scientist, first-rate debater, frontline partisan in the struggle for social justice, his career spanned four decades and covered three continents. An editorial introduction is followed by tributes to Mafeje by Issa Shivji, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, Dani W. Nabudere, Ali A. Mazrui, Samir Amin, Helmi Sharawy, André Mbata B. Mangu, Jimi O. Adesina, John Sharp, Lungisile Ntsebeza, Teboho J. Lebakeng, Fred Hendricks, Ebrima Sall, Eddy Maloka, Deirdre Levinson, Katherine Salahi, Teresa Cruz e Silva and Hania Sholkamy. and a letter from his daughter, Dana Mafeje. Next follow articles and debates published earlier in Codesria Bulletin (1988-2001) and which involved Mafeje, Ali Mazrui, André Mbata Betukumesu Mangu, Pierre François Gonidec, Sally Falk Moore, Eric Masinda Aseka, and Godwin Rapando Murunga. Topics of debate include culture and development in Africa, African perspectives on democracy, the search for Pax Africana, recolonization and self-colonization, African scholars and African studies, and Africanity. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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