Nigel Westmaas

Associate Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas presented a co-authored paper titled "Grounding 'How Europe Underdeveloped Africa': Walter Rodney and the rupture in Guyana" at a workshop held at Columbia University on March 10-11.             

 The workshop was organized through the auspices of the Anthropology department to discuss the contemporary relevance of the seminal text "How Europe Underdeveloped Africa," first published in 1972 by Guyanese historian Walter Rodney. The peer-circulated papers presented at the workshop are intended for a special issue of the Small Axe journal.

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