University of Wisconsin–Madison

Urgent Understanding

This series invites local and regional experts to discuss, explore, and reflect upon the complexities of African news events that are gripping headlines or are overlooked by mainstream news media.

Image of Urgent Understanding: Crisis in MaliCrisis in Mali
A roundtable discussion

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Red Gym, Masley Media Room
716 Langdon Street


The Electoral Crisis in Côte d’Ivoire
A roundtable discussion

Thursday, February 17, 2011
Wisconsin Memorial Union, Old Madison (3rd Floor)



Human Rights and the War in Eastern Congo

Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Pyle Center, Room 325/326
702 Langdon Street