WATJCentre Lecture Series

The WATJCentre Lecture Series is designed as a means of bridging the gap between scholars and practitioners in the field of transitional justice by creating a platform for renowned experts to share  their  experiences on transitional justice initiatives across different parts of the globe.

Prof. Jendele Hungbo

Jendele Hungbo is Professor of Journalism and Media Studies at KolaDaisi University, Ibadan. He is also a Research Associate with the Department on Media Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. His research interests cut across Broadcast media, New (interactive) Media, Social media, postcolonial identities and representations in the media in Africa among others. He previously…

Professor Horace G Campbell

Professor Horace G Campbell is a Professor of African American Studies and Political Science at Syracuse University in New York, United States. He is well renowned for his work on international peace and social justice, and has been involved in several of African liberation struggles with remarkable impacts across the Caribbean, North America, Europe and…

Prof Francoise Ugochukwu

Prof Françoise Ugochukwu, currently affiliated to the Open University, UK, is a Senior Research Fellow, IFRA, Ibadan and a retired Professor from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, with a special interest in Nollywood, Nigerian (Igbo) and Intercultural Studies. Her research currently focuses mainly on the reception, cultural and linguistic impact of Nollywood in Europe. Her…

Dr Uyi Lawani

Dr. Uyi Lawani has been a university teacher since 2006. He is currently an Associate Professor of Strategic Management in the Lewis College of Business at Marshall University. He has previously been an Assistant Professor of Business at Concordia University, Wisconsin. He earned a PhD in Strategy and Economics as a Toulouse Fellow at the…

Dr Lauren Johnston

Dr Lauren Johnston is a Consultant Senior Researcher in the Foreign Policy Programme of The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA. She holds a PhD in Economics from Peking University and has expertise in and is widely published on the economics and political economy of China-Africa relations, the Belt and Road Initiative and how…

African Revolution and Reparative Justice in the 21st Century

WATJCentre Distinguished Personality Lecture Series Speaker: Prof. Horace G Campbell, Professor of African American Studies and Political Science, Syracuse University Moderator: Dr Senayon Olaoluwa, Head, Diaspora and Transnational Studies Unit, University of Ibadan  Date: July 6, 2023 Time: 3pm (GMT+1 )  Platform: Zoom Registration Link: https://binghamton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYpceChqDgqGtT2ugdtgiMV8BkwCAvplhJs#/registration Video Link: 

Regina Ubanatu and the Forgotten Victims of the Biafra War

WATJCentre Distinguished Personality Lecture Series Speaker: Prof. Francoise Ugochukwu, Chevalier des Palmes Académiques Moderator: Prof. Egodi Uchendu, Professor of History, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria Date: April 6, 2023 Time: 3pm (GMT+1 )  Platform: Zoom Registration Link: https://binghamton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEodOCppzIiGtQIgHLePt9pu1cGHb4jJ-eB Video Link: 

Socioeconomic Advancement and Transitional Justice in Africa: Decolonization and Integration as Fons et Origo

WATJCentre Distinguished Personality Lecture Series Speaker: Dr Uyi Lawani, Associate Professor, Lewis College of Business, Marshall University, USA Moderator: Dr Seyi Ajayi, Public Policy Professional, Howard University, USA Date: January 10, 2023 Time: 3pm (GMT+1 )  Platform: Zoom Registration Link: https://binghamton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUucOmtrDgpHNMOe8WAIgFrTWWvdlvFhm77?fbclid=IwAR1lc_wY5I02lDar2eDU2722cm3ZrTsnyGwvhhQdwMbpeOl_zWSp1WvfuIE Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kc681tzMCSg

Demographic Transitional Justice and Africa

WATJCentre Distinguished Personality Lecture Series Speaker: Dr Lauren Johnston, Associate Professor at the China Studies Centre, University of Sydney, Australia; and the China/Africa Lead, South African Institute of International Affairs, South Africa Moderator: Philip Ademola Olayoku, Coordinator, The West African Transitional Justice Centre (WATJCentre) Date: October 6, 2022 Time: 3pm (GMT+1 )  Platform: Zoom Registration Link:…