The sixth edition of the Annual International Igbo Conference is scheduled to take place on the 22 – 23rd April, 2017 at The Brunei Gallery, University of London, United Kingdom. The Conference seeks to provide a forum for intellectual and cultural exchange among scholars, students, and members of the community.
The Conference themed ‘Legacies of Biafra: Reflections on the Nigeria-Biafra war 50 years on’ will take a 360-degree review of various subjects related to the Nigeria-Biafra war and its ongoing after-effects.
The event which will feature roundtable discussions and plenary sessions will have renowned academic, Professor Pat Utomi; former minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili; singer and entertainer, Charles ‘Charly Boy’ Oputa; award-winning writer, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim; entrepreneur and managing partner of RED, Chude Jideonwo; Dr. Femi Adebajo, and many more as speakers.
The Conference is powered by the Igbo Studies Initiative in partnership with SOAS, University of London, Manchester Metropolitan University, and The Africa Centre.