25 April-10 July 2012. This lecture, entitled Kenya at Fifty, is part of a series of 12 weekly lectures, held by professors Frederick K. Iraki and Kimani Njogu.
It focuses on Kenya’s cultural, social, economic, political and intellectual growth in relation to its governance and the treatment of human rights since independence in 1963. The aim of the lectures is to promote good governance as well as the respect for human rights.
These lectures will cover Socio-Economic and Political History of Kenya; Heritage and Social Memory; Education and Management of the State; National Health: Curative and Preventive Approaches; The Economy: Formal and Informal Sectors; Education and Knowledge Economy; English, Kiswahili and Sheng Languages; Literature, Music and Dance; Culture and Religion; The Family as Microcosm of Kenyan Identity; and Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Management.