Remembering Nigeria Scholar Professor Jean Herskovits

Dr. Jean Herskovits (1935-2019), who died on February 5, was widely recognized as a foremost expert on Nigeria who came to know and love the country and its people over five decades.

Documents

  • 'How To Be A Nigerian'

    Author:
    Professor Jean Herskovits
    Publisher:
    Professor Jean Herskovits
    Publication Date:
    31 May 2012

    Address to the Nigerian Institute for International Affairs in honour of Joseph Nanven Garba, 1943-2002. Professor Herskovits, until her death in ... see more »

  • Reflections on Fifty Years of Change in Nigeria

    Author:
    Jean Herskovits
    Publisher:
    Jean Herskovits
    Publication Date:
    10 November 2010

    In a review of recent Nigerian history, Jean Herskovits advocates steps including the building of infrastructure in the Niger Delta and the cleaning ... see more »

  • Nigeria:   Critical Time for Nigeria's Future

    allAfrica, 14 March 2010

    The new round of violence in Jos, tragically similar to unrest there in the past and once again misinterpreted as primarily a Muslim-Christian dispute, was exacerbated by the… Read more »

  • Nigeria:   Reflections on Fifty Years of Change

    Leadership, 25 November 2010

    I would like to thank Chatham House and Coventry University's African Studies Centre for inviting me to speak today. I'm honoured to have the chance at this critical time to share… Read more »

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