30 June 2015

IFLA WLIC 2015 Plenary Session speaker announced

Alinah Kelo Segobye[français]

We are pleased to announce that the IFLA WLIC 2015 National Committee has selected Alinah Kelo Segobye as a Plenary Session speaker.

Alinah Kelo Segobye is former Deputy Executive Director at the Human Sciences Research Council in South Africa. She has served as Associate Professor of Archaeology and Acting Coordinator of the Master’s in Development Practice Program (School of Graduate Studies) at the University of Botswana. Segobye holds an honorary professorship at the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI), UNISA. She has worked as a consultant for the African HIV/AIDS Comprehensive Partnerships (ACHAP).

Segobye researches in the areas of the archaeology of southern Africa, indigenous knowledge systems, heritage studies, HIV/AIDS and development in Africa. Segobye has served as an advisor, facilitator and expert for a number of international organizations. She has authored and co-authored a number of essays and book chapters on a diverse range of themes including Africa’s development outlooks and the future of the past in Africa.

The Plenary Session will be held on Tuesday, 18 August, from 08.30-09.15 in Exhibition Hall 2

Last update: 21 August 2015