African Studies Centre

African Studies Seminar: Economic globalisation, poverty and human trafficking in Nigeria

Daisy Onyige (Oxford)
Thursday, 9 November, 2017 - 17:00
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

This paper seeks to give an exposé on the association between economic globalisation poverty, and human trafficking in Nigeria. It asks the questions; do global economic inequalities facilitate trafficking in persons in Nigeria?  Does globalisation boost development or worsen gender inequality?

Speaker(s): 
Daisy Onyige (Oxford)

Prof. Wale Adebanwi

Director of the African Studies Centre

Rhodes Professor of Race Relations

I joined the African Studies Centere in July 2017. I am a political scinetist and anthropologist. My research and teaching have focussed on the processes of the social mobilisation of interests and power, particularly as these manifest in and through ethnicity, nationalism, race and racialisation, culture, democratic politics and social thought. I have two doctoral degrees from the University of Ibadan (Nigeria) and Cambridge (UK) - the latter as a Bill and Melinda Gates Scholar - and have taught at universities in Nigeria and the United States.

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