Type: Public event

Reclaiming and repatriating African heritage

U-M Africa Week panel


Moderated by Ambassador Susan D. Page

Date & time

Feb 17, 2021, 11:00 am-12:15 pm EST


This is a Virtual Event.

This event is hosted by the African Studies Center and organized as part of U-M's Africa Week, which brings together thought leaders in higher education, industry, and government for a series of discussions on the key issues and opportunities that will shape Africa in the coming decades.

Ambassador Susan D. Page will moderate a discussion with cultural heritage experts from U-M and Africa surrounding the reclamation and repatriation of African heritage from Northern cultural institutions back to Africa.


  • Kelly Askew, professor of anthropology and Afroamerican & African studies, University of Michigan
  • Paul Conway, professor of information, University of Michigan
  • Derek Peterson, professor of history and African studies, University of Michigan
  • Ciraj Rassool, Professor, faculty of arts, University of Western Cape, and Board Member for District 6 Museum
  • Chao Tayiana Maina, co-founder, Museum of British Colonialism
  • Moderator: Ambassador Susan D. Page, professor of practice in international diplomacy, University of Michigan

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