Insights from Portuguese Africa

The African Studies Center hosted Simmons University Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations Abel Djassi Amado March 18 for another in the Center’s Walter Rodney seminar series.  Professor Amado, a BU PhD in Political Science and African Studies, spoke on “Anticolonial Nationalism in ‘Portuguese’ Africa and the Language Question.,” Professor Amado focused on…

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Brulé Examines How Climate Crises Alter Women’s Political Representation

“Not only can climate change induce migration, but, I argue, climate shocks…can also destabilize gendered social systems…initiate political transformations… [and[ compel women to mobilize—as representatives and their supporters—to redirect local and national political agendas to respond to the vulnerabilities exposed by climate shocks.”

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