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Professor Lansine Kaba
The scholar and writer shares his memories of growing up under French colonial rule in Guinea and Senegal.
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2010 13:55 GMT

Professor Lansiné Kaba is a distinguished scholar and writer, who was born and educated in Guinea, Senegal and France during French colonial rule.

Winner of the prestigious Herskovits award given by the African Studies Association to scholarly work on Africa published in English, Kaba is the author of many works on Guinea, Islam and politics in Africa.

At Carnegie Mellon, Qatar, Kaba teaches courses on Islam, Africa and the Arab world, and a course on history and literature of liberation.

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Al Jazeera
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