naija no dey carry last book coverDirector of Institute of African Studies (IAS), Professor Pius Adesanmi has been recognized for his celebrated new book of essays on Nigerian politics and culture, titled Naija No Dey Carry Last: Thoughts on a Nation in Progress. Naija No Dey Carry Last has been named to Channels Book Club’s prestigious list of the best fifteen Nigerian books of 2015.

Professor Adesanmi was also a recent guest on the London School of Economics Africa Summit Podcast Series (a crucial new venue dedicated to African scholarship), where he discussed his role as Director of IAS at Carleton University and divulged some of his thoughts, ideas and research as an academic and intellectual in the wider discipline of African Studies.

In January 2016, Adesanmi’s impressive profile as one Africa’s leading public intellectuals and heralded African writers, brought the Nigerian Television Authority’s program “Diasporan of the Week” to the Carleton University campus. Adesanmi had a fascinating chat with host Joy Osiagwu about the current and past climates of Nigerian culture, politics and identity which aired simultaneously on Nigerian Television Authority’s local and international streams.

Monday, February 22, 2016 in , ,
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