Jean Godefroy Bidima

Current holder of the Yvonne Arnoult Chair in French Studies at Tulane University, New Orleans. His research includes continental philosophy, literatures and arts of the Francophone world, African philosophies, juridical anthropology and medical ethics.


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Staging Africa

The warning and the promise

Africa is like a primed powder-keg, subject to internal and external forces that inscribe and determine its future, writes Cameroonian philosopher Jean Godefroy Bidima. Cutting the fuse will require self-reflection. Only then can Africa act in its own interests and those of the wider human family.

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