October 14th, 2019 will mark twenty years of life after Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere, Tanzania’s founding father and leading Pan-Africanist. The University of Dar es Salaam through the Mwalimu Nyerere Chair in Pan-African Studies in collaboration with UONGOZI Institute will hold a Conference under the theme, “Tanzania: Twenty years after Mwalimu” to mark the occasion. The Conference will explore and assess the extent to which some of his core beliefs and values are still relevant and whether they have continued to inform and influence public policy and discourse. Efforts will also be made to assess the degree to which his core objectives of eradicating poverty, disease and ignorance while building a united prosperous and peaceful Tanzania are being pursued now and in the future.

Date: 10th & 11th October, 2019

Venue: Nkrumah Hall, University of Dar es Salaam

Time: From 08:00 hours