The Hormuud Lecture was established in 2013 with a generous grant from Hormuud Telecom Somalia Inc. The Hormuud Lecture will focus on the themes of leadership, development, and democracy in Africa, and will be delivered by an African scholar each year at the ASA Annual Meeting.

Hormuud Lecturers:

2017 Rafael Marques de Morais, A Journey for Rights and Dignity: A Participant’s Observation

2016 Takyiwaa Manuh, ‘Apres moi le deluge’-Planning for leadership succession in Africa

2015 Ahmed I. Samatar, Development and Culture: Reflections on the Somali Experience

2014 Maxi Schoeman, A Crisis of Leadership? Reflections on 20 Years of Democracy in South Africa