Bawumia to Speak Nov. 20 On Economy, Political Change in Ghana

Nov. 17, 1997

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, assistant professor of economics at Baylor University, will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in Room 201 of the W.R. Poage Legislative Library Center, as part of the Council for International Education's series: "All the News That's Fit to Discuss!"

He will speak on "The Economy and Political Change in Ghana" and will cover how the economy has influenced change politically since Ghana gained its independence.

Bawumia chose this topic because it is an issue that has recently been viewed in Western democracy. In addition, there have been numerous analyses conducted on how Western democracy and economy has influenced change, he said.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Joan E. Supplee, associate professor of history and director of Latin American studies, at 710-6294.

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