Spotlight on the 2015 Annual International Conference Speakers
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura will deliver the keynote address on The Intersection of Diplomacy, Development and Defense: Faith and Ethnicity at the Crossroads at the 2015 Annual International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding hosted by the International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation.
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura is a peace activist and renowned scholar with five Ph.Ds. (Ph.D. in Political Science, Ph.D. in Development Economics, Ph.D. in Linguistics, Ph.D. in Computer Science, and Ph.D. in Mathematics). He is a Professor of Research Methodology and Political Science at Howard University, Researcher-in-residence of Abrahamic Connections and Islamic Peace Studies at the Center for Global Peace in the School of International Service at American University, Special Envoy of the African Union Peace and Security Council, Director of The African Institution in Washington, DC. as well as author of 80 books and more than 600 scholarly articles, and recipient of more than 200 major teaching and other scholarly and community service awards.