Anticolonial Worldmaking and the Vietnam War: Cold War geopolitics and non-aligned diplomacy

1. “Dead End Diplomacy: Nyerere, Nkrumah, and Asymmetric Sincerity in the Commonwealth Peace Mission to Vietnam” by Paul Bjerk (Texas Tech University, USA)
2. “Global Solidarities: How the Vietnam War Shaped African Anti-Imperialism Worldmaking” by John Dotse (University of Toronto, Canada) and Maxwell Bogpene (University of British Columbia, Canada)
3. “It is easy to accept…that in war these things often happen:” the failure of rhetoric as a strategy of war in the Ojukwu’s experience of the Nigerian Civil War, 1967-1970” by E.O. Ojelabi (Texas Tech University, USA)
Discussant: Suzanne Enzerink (University of St Gallen, Switzerland)
Some speakers are in person, some are online, you can attend in person or online: