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BYU to host ambassador from Uganda in lecture Oct. 29

His Excellency Perezi Kamunanwire, Ugandan ambassador to the U.S., will speak at a Global Awareness Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at noon in the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies conference room (238 Herald R. Clark Building).

Kamunanwire was appointed Ugandan ambassador to the U.S. in 2006, having served previously as his country’s permanent representative to the United Nations in New York and as ambassador to Germany.

In addition to writing many scholarly articles in the field of international relations, he co-edited “A Study Guide to Uganda” and contributed the foreword to “We, the PanAfrikans: Essays on the Global Black Experience.”

In recent years, Kamunanwire has served as an adjunct professor at the Center for Conflict Management and Organizational Research at Sophia University in Bulgaria. He previously taught at the City College of the City University of New York where he directed programs in black studies and international relations.

This lecture will be archived online. For more information on David M. Kennedy Center events, see the calendar online at

Writer: Brady Toone


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