SOAS University of London

Centre of African Studies

Portuguese Speaking Countries in the 21st Century

Mr Cristiano Diogo (Counsellor of the Embassy of the Republic of Angola in the UK), Dr Toby Green (KCL), Dr Chris Alden (LSE) & Christina Wolf (SOAS)

Date: 11 June 2014Time: 5:15 PM

Finishes: 11 June 2014Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Panel Discussion

Change of speakers: Ambassador Neto will be represented by Mr Cristiano Diogo, Counsellor of the Embassy of the Republic of Angola in the UK.
This panel of experts comes together to discuss the challenges and opportunities for Portuguese speaking countries in the 21st century. The speakers will cover a range of topics including the historic and cultural Atlantic connections between these countries, current issues of international security and the emerging economic powers of Portuguese speaking southern states. They will also explore current and future opportunities for co-operation between these states in the face of challenges such as poverty, security and climate change.

All welcome, email to register.

Organiser: The Centre of African Studies, University of London and the Royal African Society

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