April 2 Friday

Human Rights Workshop: Protests and Policing: Nigeria’s #ENDSARS Movement

  • Friday, April 2, 2021 at 12:15PM - 2:00PM
  • Online
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

Speakers:

Bulama Bukarti, Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Audu Bulama Bukarti is an analyst in the Extremism Policy Unit of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, where he focuses on violent extremist groups in sub-Saharan Africa. He has studied extremist groups in Africa for over a decade and has written many papers, commentaries, and op-eds on extremist groups’ history, ideology, and strategy; deradicalization and reintegration of former fighters; and response to Covid-19, including for Foreign Policy, the Independent, the Telegraph, CNN, the Council on Foreign Relations, Hudson Institute, the National, and War on the Rocks. A trained lawyer, Bulama holds a degree in common and Islamic law as well as a master of laws degree. He has taught law and jurisprudence, peace studies, and conflict resolution at Bayero University, Kano, and has practiced as a human rights and employment lawyer in his native Nigeria for half a decade. He is currently a doctoral candidate at the School of Oriental and Africa Studies, University of London, where he is researching Boko Haram through the lens of laws of war.

Krystal Strong, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Krystal Strong is an assistant professor in the Literacy, Culture, and International Education Division, a member of the Anthropology graduate group, and a faculty affiliate of Africana Studies, the Price Lab for the Digital Humanities, the Center for Experimental Ethnography, and the Hub for Equity, Anti-Oppression, Research and Development (HEARD).  

Dr. Strong’s research and teaching focus on student and community activism, the cultural and political power of youth, new media and popular culture, and the role of education as a site of political struggle with a geographic focus on Africa and the African Diaspora.  She teaches courses in the Education, Culture, and Society and International Educational Development programs that focus on global youth cultures, ethnography and qualitative research methods, decolonizing education, and grassroots community activism.


If you are a member of the Yale community and would like to attend this workshop, please email barbara.mianzo@yale.edu to request the background reading and zoom link.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights