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us: Mamdani, Mahmood, 1946-


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    • Birth Date

        19460423
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Kampala (Uganda)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Uganda
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
        • Organization: (naf) Chuo Kikuu cha Dar es Salaam
        • Organization: (naf) Makerere University
        • Organization: (naf) Codesria
        • Organization: (naf) Centre for Basic Research (Kampala, Uganda)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Anthropology
          (lcsh) International relations
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Anthropologists
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          • found: His Imperialism and fascism in Uganda, 1983: t.p. (Mahmood Mamdani, senior lecturer in pol. sci., Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda)
          • found: LC data base, 4/35/84 (hdg.: Mamdani, Mahmood, 1946- )
          • found: When victims become killers, 2001: CIP t.p. (Mahmood Mamdani) data sheet (b. 04-23-46) galley (currently Herbert Lehman Prof. of Government and Director of the Institute of African Studies at Columbia University)
          • found: Good Muslim, bad Muslim, 2004: p. 305 (Mahmood Mamdani grew up in Kampala, Uganda, received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1974; professor in the departments of Anthropology and International Affairs, and director of the Institute of International Studies at Columbia University; taught at the University of Dar-es-Salaam inTanzania, Makerere University in Kampala, and the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He lives in New York and Kampala.)
          • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed February 27, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Mamdani, Mahmood; anthropologist; born 1947 in Kampala, Uganda; earned a BA from the University of Pittsburgh and a master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University; received a doctorate in government from Harvard University; was a refugee in Britain until he was appointed a lecturer at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; returned to Uganda after Idi Amin was overthrown (1979); was a scholar at Makerere University in Kampala (1980-1993) and then at the University of Cape Town (1996-1999); moved to Columbia University in New York; was president of the Council for Development of Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA) in Dakar, Senegal, founding director of the Centre for Basic Research in Kampala, Uganda (1987-1996), director of Makerere Institute of Social Research in Uganda; his book Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism (1996) won the 1998 Herskovits Award of the African Studies Association of the United States; was included among the 100 top public intellectuals alive in the world by Foreign Policy (published in the United States) and Prospect (United Kingdom))
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