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FBC: Public Lecture Announcement

9 February 2017 at 09:51 | 2201 views

Public Lecture Announcement

Topic: Fourah Bay College and the Sierra Leonean Diaspora

Speaker: Professor Alusine Jalloh
Founding Director, The Africa Program
The University of Texas at Arlington

Venue: Mary Kingsley Auditorium
Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Time: 5:00 pm

The free event is part of the celebration of Fourah Bay College’s (alma mater) 190th anniversary. The College is the oldest institution of higher education in sub-Saharan Africa.

Professor Jalloh is currently researching a book on the Sierra Leonean diaspora. Previously, he published a chapter, "Sierra Leoneans in America and Homeland Politics" in his edited book with Toyin Falola titled, "The United States and West Africa: Interactions and Relations" (Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2008). The book is available for sale at

Photo: Professor Alusine Jalloh.