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Why Africa Will Define Our Global Future

  • Union Club 8 Park Street Boston, MA 02108 USA (map)

WorldBoston and the Boston Committee on Foreign Relations are pleased to co-host Dr. Zoe Marks for an evening of wonderful food, discussion, and mingling! Dr. Zoe Marks will give remarks and lead discussion on the topic of "Why Africa Will Define Our Global Future."


Dr. Zoe Marks is a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School. Before coming to Harvard, she was a Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Edinburgh and director of its master’s program in African Studies. Marks has also worked for the UN and various nongovernmental organizations in Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, France, the UK, and the US. She won the Winchester Prize for best PhD dissertation in Politics at Oxford in 2014 and has published numerous articles and book chapters on Africa. Marks is currently working on a book on Sierra Leone’s civil war.

Schedule for the Evening:

5:45-6:15 Reception

6:15-6:45 Address

6:45-7:30 Dinner

7:30-8:30 Discussion

* Please note that due to the need to place food orders in advance with the venue, we are unable to take refund requests past Monday, April 15.