Mazrui and Barkan: a tribute – Journal of Contemporary African Studies – from Makau Mutua

Regular readers will remember my fondness for the late Joel Barkan with whom I shared some history with the 2007 Kenyan election tragedy, and to whom, along with Peter Oriare, I have dedicated my “War for History” series here.  Professor Makua Mutua has written an astute and moving tribute to Joel and to Ali Mazrui as African Studies leaders who passed away in 2014 to leave a hugely consequential legacy. Without further ado, please read:

Mazrui and Barkan–A Tribute

 Here is my Joel Barkan Tribute from 2014.

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