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April 2nd, 2020

An interview with Professor Thandika Mkandawire on African knowledge systems

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Dipa Patel

April 2nd, 2020

An interview with Professor Thandika Mkandawire on African knowledge systems

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

In this special episode as part of the #CitingAfrica podcast series, the late Thandika Mkandawire talks to Dr Laura Mann about the impact of structural adjustment on African knowledge and economics, the role of CODESRiA in strengthening the autonomy of Africa-based research, and the ideas that have shaped and guided his prestigious career.

Speakers: Professor Thandika Mkandawire and Dr Laura Mann


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