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Serge Banyongen

Posted by lamacs On June - 23 - 2011

Serge Banyongen holds a PH.D. in Political Sciences and Master of Arts in Communication from the University of Ottawa. He is a journaliste by profession and an auteur of several peer-reviewed articles and two books: “La communication des Institutions de Bretton-Woods en Afrique (Éditions universitaires européennes) and the  “Rôle et responsabilité des acteurs africains dans les relations sino-africaines” ( l’Harmattan, Press). Dr. Banyongen teaches the topics of organisational  and media studies at the University of Ottawa. His research deals with he topics of Communication Crisis, Public Communication and  Communication in the Digital Age.

Past Symposiums

Posted by lamacs On June - 15 - 2011

Fourth General Symposium
Halifax, Nova Scotia, May, 2011

African Canadian History in Southwestern Ontario: Connecting Past and Present

Third General Symposium
University of Windsor, March 5- 7, 2010

A departure from previous years, the 2010 event focused on themes specifically linking African Canadian history in Southern Ontario, with current issues in social justice and women and gender issues in African Canadian history.

Second General Symposium
St. Clair College (Thames Campus) Chatham, March 2009

Visit our flickr to site to see photos of the symposium.

The making of the promised land

First General Symposium, 2007
Friday, December 7 to Sunday, December 9, 2007

The Promised Land Project cordially invited all interested individuals and groups to the 1st annual General Symposium. This event was held in Chatham-Kent, Ontario – heartland of Canada’s Promised Land communities — the weekend of December 7–9, 2007. This symposium highlighted the progress and discoveries made by Promised Land researchers as well as offer speakers, interactive workshops, and panels discussing the overall state of Black history and multiculturalism in Canada.

Watch Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
Check out photos of the First General Symposium.