The Unit of Media and Communication of the Faculty of Social Studies and Humanities has the pleasure of inviting you to a Public Lecture on
“Africa’s Media: Between Professional Ethics and Cultural Belonging”
By Professor Francis Nyamnjoh (University of Cape Town)
Date: 21st June 2010
Venue: RBLT (UOM)
(The lecture addresses the different interactions and tensions between established power systems, the media and citizens)
Bio: Francis Nyamnjoh joined the University of Cape Town from the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), where he served as Head of Publications from July 2003 to July 2009. He has taught sociology, anthropology and communication studies at universities in Cameroon and Botswana.
His most recent books include Negotiating an Anglophone Identity (Brill, 2003), Rights and Politics of Recognition in Africa (Zed, 2005), Africa’s Media and Democracy and the Politics of Belonging (Zed , 2005), Insiders and Outsiders: Citizenship and Xenophobia in Contemporary Southern Africa (Zed, 2006). Professor Nyamnjoh is also an accomplished and prized writer, having published six ethnographic novels.