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Remembering Somali scholar Dr. Hussein Tanzania

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Monday January 16, 2017

 Dr. Hussein Tanzania in his last public appearance. July 23, Hargeisa International Book Fair.
Dr. Hussein Tanzania in his last public appearance. July 23, Hargeisa International Book Fair.


Ottawa (HOL) - There has been an outpouring of condolences for renowned Somali scholar Hussein Mohamed Adan known affectionately as Hussein Tanzania who passed away on Jan 14th at his home in Boston.

Dr. Hussein Tanzania authored several books and was most known for being the founder of the Somali Studies International Association, an organization dedicated to the study of cultural, historical and contemporary Somali issues.

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An accomplished academic, Dr. Tanzania held a Ph.D from Harvard University and was an associate professor of political science and the College of the Holy Cross and was the recipient of several awards and fellowships. 


You can watch his 1980 documentary, “Limit to Submission” here.

Please leave your condolences here - Fadlan halkaan ku dhaaf tacsidaada



 





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