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A Social Contract for Books

A Social Contract for Books

African Books Collective and the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation organised the African-Writers Publishers Seminar in Tanzania in 1998. Major African writers and publishers hammered out a 'New Deal' for relations between the two. Paul Zeleza's contribution 'A Social Contract for Books' powerfully links books and development, how much progress has been made since its publication in The African Writers Handbook in 1999?

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Academic Freedom in African Universities

Academic Freedom in African Universities

CODESRIA is pleased to announce its newsletter dedicated to academic freedom in Africa entitled PAX ACADEMICA. The main purpose of the newsletter is to provide the community of African researchers a tool for the dissemination of the fundamental principles and rules of academic freedom in Africa. It aims to promote an emancipatory message of academic freedom and remind academics of their social obligations and responsibilities. Francis Nyamnjoh has written introduction to the first bulletin. 

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