1. Pan-African Thought

The course provides a historical overview of Pan-Africanism focusing on its political, economic, and cultural aspects before unpacking the political, economic, and philosophical dimensions of contemporary Pan-Africanism.

The perspectives of Pan-African theorists and practitioners are highlighted in this course including such figures as Edward Wilmot Blyden, Henry Sylvester-Williams, W.E.B. Du Bois, Marcus Garvey, Amy Ashwood Garvey, Frantz Fanon, Kwame Nkrumah, Julius Nyerere, Cheikh Anta Diop, Walter Rodney, Steve Biko, Ruth First, Angela Davis, Mariama Bâ, Valentin Y. Mudimbe, Ali A. Mazrui, Samir Amin, Maya Angelou, and Thabo Mbeki.

Make an appointment: Dr Adeoye Akinola | 011 559 7235

Professor Adekeye Adebajo

Class Coordinator:
Dr Adeoye Akinola



Boardroom at the Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation, 5 Molesey Avenue Auckland Park, Johannesburg, South Africa


July – November 2021