Symposium: the Sidis – Indians of East African origin, Oct. 23 2012 @ BIEA
Date: October 23, 2012
Venue: the British Institute In Eastern Africa
Time: 10 am – 12.30 pm
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Symposium by Dr. Abdulaziz Y. Lodhi, Uppsala University, Sweden
Dr. Abdulaziz Y. Lodhi (b. 1945, Zanzibar) is Professor of Swahili and Comparative Bantu at the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at Uppsala University in Sweden.
This symposium focuses on the Sidis of Gujarat who are an interesting example of early globalization in the Indian Ocean lands, and the impact of modern globalization on diaspora communities. He has written a publication on the Sidis which will be on sale at the symposium for only Kshs 200.
Respondent: Prof Kithaka wa Mberia – Dept of Linguistics and Languages, University of Nairobi
Moderator: Tom Odhiambo – Senior Lecturer, Dept of Literature, University of Nairobi