Debate 'Quel futur pour la Francophonie en Afrique'

For whom
Students, Employees, Alumni
When
20-03-2018 from 20:00 to 22:00
Where
Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Language
French
Organizer
Gents Afrika Platform
Contact
GAP@Ugent.be
Website
http://www.africaplatform.ugent.be/
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In the framework of the Année de la France the Africa Platform organizes a debate about the role of 'la francophonie' (le rôle de la langue française et de la francophonie en Afrique et dans le monde académique africain) in contemporary Africa.

A number of renowned guests and academics will reflect on the topic under the form of a panel discusssion:
Dr. Ibrahima Thioub, rector of the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar
Prof. Crispin Maalu-Bungi, professor of linguistics at the Université de Kinshasa
Mr. Felwine Sarr, Senegalese scholar and writer, dean of the University Gaston Berger at Saint-Louis
Mr. David Bongard (adjoint de l’Ambassadeur Stéphane Lopez, représentant permanent de la francophonie auprès de l'Union européenne)

The panel will be moderated by Mrs. Colette Braeckman, journalist and writer

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