Daily Archives: 26 April 2014


Africa Past & Present “Conflict in Mali”

Vicki Huddleston (former U.S. Ambassador to Mali) and anthropologist Bruce Whitehouse (Lehigh Univ.) discuss the ongoing political and military conflict in Mali. Focus is on the complex origins of the Tuareg and Islamist insurgencies in the north, French intervention and U.S. policy, and how to chart the way to peace and stability in a wounded West African nation. Africa Past & Present is a radio series about history, culture, and politics in Africa and the diaspora hosted by is hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb.

Africa Past and Present

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Featured Week: Tinariwen “Imidiwan (Companions)”

In partnership with the Catherdral Quarter Arts Festival a special week featuring albums & exclusive interview with Tinariwen who are playing in Belfast at the festival. www.cqaf.com
Tinariwen is a Grammy Award-winning group of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali. The band was formed in 1979 in Tamanrasset, Algeria, but returned to Mali after a cease-fire in the 1990s. www.tinariwen.com


Featured Week: Tinariwen “Amassakoul”

In partnership with the Catherdral Quarter Arts Festival a special week featuring albums & exclusive interview with Tinariwen who are playing in Belfast at the festival. www.cqaf.com
Tinariwen is a Grammy Award-winning group of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali. The band was formed in 1979 in Tamanrasset, Algeria, but returned to Mali after a cease-fire in the 1990s. www.tinariwen.com

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Featured Week: Tinariwen “Aman Iman”

In partnership with the Catherdral Quarter Arts Festival a special week featuring albums & exclusive interview with Tinariwen who are playing in Belfast at the festival. www.cqaf.com
Tinariwen is a Grammy Award-winning group of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali. The band was formed in 1979 in Tamanrasset, Algeria, but returned to Mali after a cease-fire in the 1990s. www.tinariwen.com


Featured Week: Tinairwen “Tassili”

In partnership with the Catherdral Quarter Arts Festival a special week featuring albums & exclusive interview with Tinariwen who are playing in Belfast at the festival. www.cqaf.com
Tinariwen is a Grammy Award-winning group of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali. The band was formed in 1979 in Tamanrasset, Algeria, but returned to Mali after a cease-fire in the 1990s. www.tinariwen.com

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