Programme for Conference

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Venue: The Union MMU, 12 Higher Cambridge Street. M15 6AD

6.00pm Registration
6.30pm PAC@70 Youth Question Time
‘Get Involved? Problem Solved!’
Chair Jordan Stevens
Prof Hakim Adi
Dr Umar Johsnon
Rameri Moukam
Kadija George
Naa Acquah

The PAC@70 Youth Question Time event has been inspired to celebrate the truly ground breaking 5th Pan African Congress event on MMU All Saints campus, Manchester in 1945.
The Youth Question Time forms part of the 3 day conference which has been organised by PAC45Foundation supported by The Union MMU, University of Manchester Student Union, The Nubian Times and The Youth Charter.
The PAC@70 Youth Question Time event gives access to meaningful discussion of Pan African issues for young people by young people. Using education, art, creative, digital and historical knowledge to hear voices that are not heard and keep our ear to the ground of what is really in the hearts and minds of this new generation of Pan Africans.

8.00pm Refreshments & Food Live performances from award winning
Scratchylus and Empress Reggae of the official Black History Month
2015 single ‘Our Story’ & King Burga.

10.00pm End


Venue: Brunswick Parish Church, Brunswick Street. M13 9TQ

09.00 am Registration
09.30 am Start of Program Zita Holbourne
Opening ceremony – Libation Brother Marcelle
10.00 am Significance of the Manchester Pan African Congress Prof Hakim Adi
10.30 am Garvey and Revolutionary Pan – Afrikanism Cecil Gutzmore
11.00 am The wonders of Science and Technology Sir Geoff Palmer
11.30 am Break
11.45 am Workshop introduced and Chaired by Lee Jasper
12.30 pm Lunch
1.25 pm Resume Zita Holbourne
1.30 pm Pan African in the 21st Century Lee Jasper
2.00 pm Women In Pan Africanism Kadija Geogre
2.30 pm Trade Union & Grass Roots Roger McKenzie
3.00 pm Break
3.15 pm Workshop Chaired by Ceceil Gutzmore
4.00 pm Youth at the forefront Temi Mwale
4.30 pm Pan Africanism – A Global Affair Dr Umar Johnson
5.30 pm Conclusion
6.00 pm Close


Venue: Brooks Building MMU, MMU Birley Fields, Hulme M15 6GX

10.00 am Registration
10.30 am Start of programme
10.45 am Pan Africanism in the 21st Century:
Bad Boy Social Action Viv Ahmun
11.30 am Climate Change and justice Sai Murray
12.15 pm Lunch
1.00 pm Decolonisation My Curriculum Akala
2.00 pm Plenary
2.45 pm Lee Jasper – Thanks and drumming exit
3.00 pm Ends; Final Pictures – Direct attendees to Exhibition

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