Please join us Saturday, April 1, 2023, for a Live Virtual Lecture by Lori Leonard and Omolade Adunbi on their new books.
TIME: Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 11:00 AM EST; London, 4:00 PM; Lagos, 4:00 PM; Johannesburg, 5:00 PM; Nairobi, 6:00 PM
VENUE: The ALA YouTube Channel:
DISCUSSION TOPIC: Authors Speak: New Books on Extraction and Extractive Practices ⎻ Life in the Time of Oil by Lori Leonard; Enclaves of Exception: Special Economic Zones and Extractive Practices in Nigeria by Omolade Adunbi.
LORI LEONARD, author of Life in the Time of Oil, is a Professor and inaugural chair in the Department of Global Development at Cornell University. She has been a scholar in residence at the Rockefeller Foundation in Bellagio, Italy and at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWICS) in Washington, DC.
OMOLADE ADUNBI, author of Enclaves of Exception: Special Economic Zones and Extractive Practices in Nigeria, is a political and environmental anthropologist and Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies and the Director of the African Studies Center at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is a Faculty Associate, Program in the Environment, the Donia Human Rights Center, and the Energy Institute.
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