Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo

Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, Professor of Political Science, published a Book chapter entitled: “Why Katanga’s Quest for Self-determination and Secession Failed,” (Chapter 11) In Redie Bereketeab (Ed.) Self-Determination and Secession in Africa: The Post-Colonial State, Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group, 2014.

On August 7, 2014 Professor Lumumba-Kasongo was invited by the White House Forum on “The Role of Diasporans in Investing in Africa,” a platform of the Leaders Summit for African Diasporan leaders. It was held in the White House, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

On July 30th, 2014 Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo was invited by the White House to attend the Presidential Summit for Young African Leaders, The White House, District of Columbia,

On July-19-24, 2014 Professor Lumumba-Kasongo attended the 23rd World Congress of the International Political Science Association; Paper presented: “Rethinking Peace, Security and the Post-Conflict Reconceptualization in the Great Lakes Region of Africa: A Multipolar Perspective;” He also served as discussant on the Panel entitled: “Global Governance and Local Sovereignty;” He also served as chair of the panel: “Global Governance: For Whom? By Whom?, Montreal, Canada.

On 20-21 May, 2014 he attended the Inaugural Conference of A New Springer Open Journal–Bandung: Journal of the Global South on the theme: “Envisioning South-South Relations and Development: Past, Present and Futures;” I presented the paper on “Rethinking the Bandung Conference in an Era of Unipolar Liberal Globalization and Movements Toward a Multipolar Politics;” City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.