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CAS joins other AEGIS Centres in mourning the passing of Patrick Chabal

Patrick was instrumental in encouraging CAS to become a part of the AEGIS network. He also presented his latest research in the weekly seminar on several occasions. In addition, he was highly supportive of the launching of Critical African Studies which hosted a debate on his book Suffering and Smiling in 2009. An appreciation of his life may be found at and also at

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