Prof. David Gordon: Does Humanitarianism Do More Harm Than Good in Africa?


David Gordon

The African continent is teeming with well-meaning international, humanitarian activity, but how helpful has it been? This was a question posed by history professor David Gordon at a recent faculty lunchtime seminar,”The Redemption of Slaves and Pagans in Nineteenth Century Congo: Tracing the Origins of Modern Humanitarianism.”

Read / listen to David Gordon interview on humanitarianism in Africa.

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