Geography scholar Abdi Samatar to lecture on pirates Posted on October 6th, 2013 by

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University of Minnesota Professor of Geography Dr. Abdi Samatar will present a lecture titled “The Politics of Piracy in Somalia” at 7 p.m. Monday, October 7 in Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall, Gustavus Adolphus College. Dr. Samatar’s research focuses on the relationship between democracy and development in the Third World and Africa in particular. The lecture is sponsored by the Gustavus African Studies Program. The event is free and open to the public.


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