EGYPT - USA Edward Said

“The American writer and academic Edward Said (1935–2003) has been ranked among the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century, with much of the field of postcolonial studies springing directly or indirectly from his ideas. He was also an intellectual in action, devoting much of his energy to advocacy for the Palestinian people and their…

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UGANDA - Mahmood Mamdani

  Mahmood Mamdani, born 23 April 1946, is a Ugandan academic, author, and political commentator. He is the director of the Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR),[1] the Herbert Lehman Professor of Government at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University[2] and the Professor of Anthropology, Political Science and African Studies at Columbia University.[3] Mamdani specialises in the study of African…

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