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Africa Week @ HBS 2016: See yourself in Africa

Join the members of the Africa Business Club, a student club at HBS as they celebrate the impact HBS has had in Africa and showcase the multiple ways in which the larger HBS community can engage with the continent. Events lined up for the week include 

 

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"Movie Night: Finding Fela - A look at the life and music of Afrobeat singer Fela Kuti"

Monday October 31st, 6.00pm – 8.00pm 

Spangler Auditorium

Africa Week kicks off with the documentary Finding Fela which tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life, his music, his social and political importance. Fela created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, using that forum to express his revolutionary political opinions against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and 1980s. His influence helped bring a change towards democracy in Nigeria and promoted Pan Africanist politics to the world. The power and potency of Fela’s message is completely current today and is expressed in the political movements of oppressed people, embracing Fela’s music and message in their struggle for freedom. Finding Fela was directed by the Academy Award winning director, Alex Gibney. – www.findingfela.com

 

“Doing Business in Africa: What is it really like” 

Tuesday Nov 1st, 6.00pm – 7.30pm

Aldrich 007

HBS RCs and ECs share their experiences living, working and travelling in Africa. 
Come hear their motivations; what they found challenging and rewarding about their experiences. Come find out if business in Africa is for you. 
The panel is an hour long, with 30 minutes for networking with club members who have lived, worked or traveled on the continent

 

“The case for African protagonists and Africa focused research at HBS”

Wednesday Nov 2nd, 6.00pm – 7.30pm

Hawes 203

HBS Faculty and Staff discuss their interest in Africa focused research. Come hear their perspective on why there aren’t more cases about Africa|African protagonists and what RCs and ECs can do about it.

 

“Small Chops & African Beats” with African food & music

Thursday Nov 3rd, 5.00pm – 8.00pm 

SFP Common Room

Join the Africa Business Club and DJ Big G for a selection of African small chops (finger food) and the hottest hits from the continent.

 

“HBS in Africa: A portrait series”

Monday October 31st – Friday Nov 4th

Spangler Lounge and online @ www.hbsabc.com

 

“Africa: Beyond pyramids and safaris” 

Monday October 31st – Friday Nov 4th

RC Sections

Online @ www.hbsabc.com