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University Celebrates Julius Nyerere

On Monday 9 November the University welcomed African dignitaries in celebration of Nyerere's life, legacy and time in Edinburgh

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Julius Nyerere's death, his time as a student at the University of Edinburgh and the inaugural Nyerere Scholarships the Centre of African Studies organised three days of events.

On Monday 9 November, we welcomed Tanzanian and African dignitaries to the University to reflect on Nyerere's legacy.

Plaque Unveiled

Prof Charlie Jeffery and the Honourable Bernard Membe unveiling the new millennium plaque

Tom Malony Tom Molony talking about Nyerere's time in Edinburgh

On Tuesday 10 November, we hosted an Edinburgh-Tanzania day in the CMB to showcase some of the exciting research and teaching relationships that exist between the university and the country.

On Wednesday 11 November, we hosted Marie-Aude Fouéré of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Centre d’Etudes Africaines, who talked about Nyerere and commemoration in contemporary Tanzania.

Edinburgh Students